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A New Tool For Avoiding Big-Bank Failures: ‘Chapter 14’

by Emily C. Kapur, John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Bernie Sanders is right, Dodd-Frank doesn’t work, but his solution is wrong. Here’s what would work.

George P. Shultz
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Steadfast

featuring George P. Shultzvia Stanford Magazine
Friday, March 11, 2016

With a long life of service to his credit—in education, government and public affairs—George Shultz is still on active duty.

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Why Can’t America Win Its Wars?

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, March 10, 2016

America’s military is like Germany’s in the twentieth century—a tactically and operationally brilliant force that cannot think strategically.

Rita Ricardo-Campbell
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Hoover Institution Celebrates The Life Of Fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution announced today that renowned economist and senior fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell died on March 7, 2016, at the age of ninety-five.

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ACLU Takes First Step Towards Prepublication Review Reform

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, March 11, 2016

In December, Oona Hathaway and I wrote an op-ed and series of posts on the broken pre-publication review process. 

Analysis and Commentary

Did Kansas Err In Going It Alone On Standardized Testing?

by Michael J. Petrilli, Robert Pondisciovia The Wichita Eagle
Thursday, March 10, 2016

A wise old African saying cautions: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Analysis and Commentary

Whatever is Abnormal Is Suspicious

by Mark Harrisonvia University of Warwick
Friday, March 11, 2016

China is investing heavily in its capacity to monitor and evaluate the attitudes and behavior of the population. On 14 June 2014 the State Council issued a Notice concerning Issuance of the Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit System. 

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The Republican Debate In Miami: A Tame Trump Makes For Lame TV

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, March 10, 2016

By now, you’d think a sleazy law firm (redundant, I know) would be on late-night television trying to cash in on Republican debate fatigue.

Analysis and Commentary

Jerry Taylor's Sleight Of Hand On Freedom Of Association

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center and John Stossel of Fox Business Network have been arguing about, among other things, freedom of association. Taylor is against it; Stossel is for it.

Analysis and Commentary

“Children, Be Quiet And Watch Your Lesson”

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Friday, March 11, 2016

A few years into my experience as a public school parent, I can confidently say that I know what angers us moms and dads the most: when a teacher puts on a movie during the school day.

Analysis and Commentary

The Government Responds To Apple

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Here's the brief, which I haven't read yet.

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David Brady On The John Batchelor Show (19:12)

interview with David Bradyvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow David Brady discusses his American Interest article "Globalization And Political Instability."

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who could tighten his grip on the Republican presidential nomination battle if he wins Florida and Ohio on Tuesday.

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American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror

Friday, March 11, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror" on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. The event is livestreamed and can be viewed below.

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Chen Bulei, Chiang Kai-shek’s confidential assistant from the mid-1920s to the late 1940s.
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Hoover Opens Personal Diaries Of Chen Bulei, The Generalissimo’s Confidential Assistant

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hoover Library & Archives has recently acquired and made available the personal diaries of Chen Bulei, (1890–1948), Chiang Kai-shek’s confidential assistant, who put into words the policies of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the government under Chiang. Hoover also houses the personal diaries of Chaing Kai-shek.

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We Need To Know More About How The Government Censors Its Employees

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Just Security
Thursday, March 10, 2016

In December, in a series of editorials published in The Washington Post and Just Security, Jack Goldsmith and Oona Hathaway made the case for reforming the government’s broken prepublication review system. 

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Trump University’s Ex-Students Give Enterprise A Failing Grade

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, March 10, 2016

[Subscription required] Trump University spelled hope in 2008 for George Hanus of Fremont, whose startup information technology business was crumbling under the weight of the sinking economy.

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Merkel Risks Bruising In Crunch German Votes

quoting Josef Joffevia Reuters
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Isolated in Europe, Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a big test at home on Sunday when three German states vote in elections that risk eroding her base and undermining the migrant policy on which she has staked her legacy.

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Freedom In All Cases

quoting George P. Shultzvia City Journal
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Nancy Reagan’s passing takes me back in memory to some visits with the president and first lady in the White House during the early 1980s.

William J. Perry
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Former U.S. Secretary Of Defense William J. Perry Addresses Parliamentarians On Nuclear Threat And Relationship With Russia

featuring William J. Perryvia Nuclear Threat Initiative
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, an emeritus NTI Board member, addressed members of Parliament in London earlier this month on a variety of nuclear security issues, concerns about deteriorating relations with Russia, and plans for nuclear modernization.

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Hoover Tower with Presidential medal of freedom

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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by Peter R. Mansoor Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by Timothy Kane Thursday, February 18, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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interview with John B. Taylor Thursday, February 18, 2016
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cartoon of George Washington in a U.S. one dollar bill

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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by Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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by Abbas Milani Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by Michael McConnell Monday, February 15, 2016
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featuring William J. Perry Friday, February 12, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by John Cohrssen, Henry I. Miller Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes, Zoe Bedell Sunday, February 14, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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interview with Jeremy Carl Thursday, February 11, 2016
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U.S. Capitol as weather vane

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, February 15, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli, Chester E. Finn Jr. Friday, February 12, 2016
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by Michael McConnell Sunday, February 14, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson mentioning Henry A. Kissinger Saturday, February 13, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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by Bruce Thornton Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Monday, October 27, 2014
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by Victor Davis Hanson Sunday, February 14, 2016
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by Paul R. Gregory Friday, February 12, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson featuring Henry A. Kissinger Saturday, October 10, 2015
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, February 15, 2016
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by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssen Sunday, February 14, 2016
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U.S. Capitol as a sausage factory

Friday, February 12, 2016

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by Josef Joffe Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Three Minutes To Midnight: Closer To Nuclear Conflict Than We Think

featuring William J. Perryvia War on the Rocks
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

While at Stanford last month, we had a long conversation with former Secretary of Defense William Perry about the nuclear dangers facing the world. We were struck by his provocative and frightening outlook: that the possibility of a nuclear catastrophe today is greater than it was during the Cold War. North Korea’s recent bluster only underlines the dangers.

Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: “Gun Violence And Legal Liability”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Richard Epstein analyzes a lawsuit that seeks to hold gun manufacturers responsible for mass shootings.

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Globalization And Political Instability

by David Bradyvia The American Interest
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Political instability, defined as volatility in electoral politics, is on the rise in Western democracies and shows no signs of abating. Granting the premise just for the moment, why is this happening? 

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Growth Is The Answer To Everything

quoting John H. Cochrane via Financial Advisor Magazine
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

In this business we spend a lot of time thinking about problems. What if we could wave a magic wand and make them all go away? Maybe we can.

Russell Roberts and John Taylor (above) discuss "Economic Policy
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John Taylor Recognized For Monetary Policy Research

featuring John B. Taylorvia Stanford News
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

John B. Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, has been recognized with the 2016 Central Banking Award for Economics.

Analysis and Commentary

Trade With China Reduced Domestic Inequality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

In a recent post, I challenged Mark Kleiman's view that low-income people do not benefit at all from international trade.

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Desperate Tactics

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

It is desperation time for the Republican party establishment. Its extremely well financed favorite — Jeb Bush — never got anywhere with the voters in the primaries, and has already been forced out of the contest.

Analysis and Commentary

Random Thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Random thoughts on the passing scene: The presidential election prospects for the Democrats are so bad this year that only the Republicans can save them — as Republicans have saved them before.

Analysis and Commentary

How Reforms Have Made Donald Trump Possible

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, March 7, 2016

But just because voters are ideologically mixed does not mean they are centrists at heart. Many voters support a mix of extreme liberal policies (like taxing the rich at 90 percent) and extreme conservative policies (like deporting all undocumented immigrants). 

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While Insisting On A Need For Clarity, Perry’s AUMF Is Anything But Clear

quoting Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittesvia Human Rights First
Monday, March 7, 2016

Amidst the United States’ continued efforts to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) is the latest member of Congress to propose an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against the group.

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