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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. 

Analysis and Commentary

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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HDR- illustration Atlas Struggles

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Analysis and Commentary

What Created Trump?

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Monday, March 7, 2016

Donald Trump’s seemingly unstoppable march to the nomination has intensified “establishment” Republican criticism of The Donald, especially after his big win in the Super Tuesday primaries and his trademark insults and evasions during Thursday’s debate.

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The USDA 'Organic' Label Misleads And Rips Off Consumers

by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssenvia Forbes
Monday, March 7, 2016

There is a Japanese proverb that goes, “Faith makes even the head of a sardine the object of worship.” That’s the sort of devotion that seems to be driving many Americans to buy overpriced organic products such as food, bed linens, pillows and clothes, sales of which increased 83% between 2007 and 2012.

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Anger Management

by James W. Ceaservia The Weekly Standard
Monday, March 7, 2016

Anger is all the rage these days in American politics. A recent New York Times column bore the headline “The Year of the Angry Voter," while an earlier Washington Post story read "It's Not Just Trump: Voter Anger Fuels Outsider Candidates."

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Will Davies On The Economics, Economists, And The Limits Of Neoliberalism

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, March 7, 2016

Will Davies of Goldsmith's, University of London and author of The Limits of Neoliberalism talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in his book. Davies argues that the free-market vision of economists like Milton Friedman and Friedrich Hayek has de-romanticized politics and ensconced competition at the heart of our economy and culture.

Analysis and Commentary

A Trans-Atlantic Town Hall Dialogue With Germans On Data Privacy

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, March 7, 2016

Last month, I was asked to participate in a genuinely unusual radio experiment: a trans-Atlantic town hall meeting hosted by PRI's America Abroad simultaenously in Austin Texas and Berlin. The subject was data privacy.

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Why Nancy Reagan Was The Indispensable Woman

by Peter M. Robinsonvia New York Post
Monday, March 7, 2016

Two tales of Nancy Reagan: The first took place during Ronald Reagan’s 1966 campaign for governor of California. Dana Rohrabacher, now a member of Congress but then just a college kid, slept one night in the backyard of Reagan’s house in Pacific Palisades. At 7 the next morning, the back door swung open and Nancy Reagan appeared.

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The Origins Of Trump Nihilism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, March 6, 2016

During the most recent Detroit debate, even a reformed “inclusive” and “presidential” Donald Trump still was crass and vulgar. (Has a candidate ever crudely referred to the size of his phallus, and in our sick world is that a Freudian admission of doubt, or a macho reassurance in LBJ fashion?)

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Behind The Rise Of Trump, Long-Standing Grievances Among Left-Out Voters

quoting James W. Ceaservia Boston Globe
Sunday, March 6, 2016

At the core of Donald Trump’s political success this year are the grievances of a sizable and now vocal block of disaffected voters, many of them white and working-class, and a Republican Party that has sought and benefited from their support while giving them almost nothing tangible in return.

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G.O.P. Goes Astray On Guantánamo. So Does Obama.

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The New York Times
Sunday, March 6, 2016

Even by the standards of an epically polarized Washington, the political talk about President Obama’s effort to close the Guantá namo Bay prison is starkly divorced from facts. On both sides of the debate, many claims collapse under scrutiny.

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Why 'Erratic' Central Bankers Need Better Rules To Guide The World

featuring John B. Taylorvia The Telegraph
Sunday, March 6, 2016

Central banks have destroyed their credibility by reacting to the worst financial crisis in history with inconsistent policy responses, a leading economist has warned.

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