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Analysis and Commentary

The Story Of My Life

by Russell Robertsvia Medium
Friday, July 13, 2018

For most of my life, I had a particular self-image of myself, a self-image I was actually unaware of. A self-image is the way you see yourself so how can you be unaware of what you see? But of course you can be unaware of what you are seeing. How you see yourself is often only possible well after the fact.

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The Libertarian: Trump, Putin, And The US-Russia Relationship

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Diagnosing what went wrong at the Helsinki summit.

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Stanford Political Scientist Explores How Iraqi Citizens Used Rumors As Resistance Against Saddam Hussein’s Regime

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Stanford News
Monday, July 16, 2018

Using documents in the Hoover Institution archives, Stanford political scientist Lisa Blaydes examined life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein, including how Iraqi citizens found creative ways to resist the Baath Party’s authoritarian regime.

Analysis and Commentary

Solzhenitsyn True And False, Part III

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, July 16, 2018

"A fact which cannot be disputed is the weakening of human beings in the West, while in the East they are becoming firmer and stronger."

Analysis and Commentary

Russ Roberts On The Information Revolution, Politics, Yeats, And Yelling

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 16, 2018

EconTalk host Russ Roberts does a monologue on how political discourse seems to have deteriorated in recent years and the growth in outrage, tribalism, and intolerance for those with different views from one's own. 

Interviews

Author Shelby Steele On Race Relations, Equality In America

interview with Shelby Steelevia Fox News
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses racism, social justice, multiculturalism, and how these issues impact our society.

Analysis and Commentary

Solzhenitsyn True And False, Part II

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, July 15, 2018

"The press too, of course, enjoys the widest freedom. (I shall be using the word press to include all media.) But what sort of use does it make of this freedom?"

Analysis and Commentary

Solzhenitsyn True And False, Part I

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, July 14, 2018

At a Liberty Fund conference late last year, a new friend recommended that I read Alexandr Solzhenitsyn’s 1978 commencement address at Harvard. It was in large part his critique of Western, and especially U.S., society. I had read it decades earlier but had no clear memory of it. So I reread it twice.

Analysis and Commentary

Silence From The Party

by Larry Diamondvia The American Interest
Friday, July 13, 2018

Imagine that a Democrat—Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, any Democrat—had been elected president in 2016.

Analysis and Commentary

Affirmative Action On The Ropes?

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, July 13, 2018

A case is currently under litigation that however it is decided, will likely reach the Supreme Court. There the diversity industry may face a challenge that brings the institutional racism of affirmative action and its baleful effects to an end.

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