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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? 

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
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Fed Failures

by Allan H. Meltzervia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Monetary policy can contribute to economic growth, but it hasn’t under the bank’s current leadership.

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Morris Fiorina: Brokered Republican Convention Could Be 'Gigantic Mess,' But Not A Bad Idea

interview with Morris P. Fiorinavia Stanford News
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Morris Fiorina discusses what a brokered political party convention might look like.

Toshio Nishi
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Toshio Nishi Returns To Hoover Institution As The Tadahiro Ogawa Fellow

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Hoover Institution research fellow Toshio Nishi, a groundbreaking historian of the US occupation of Japan and author of the Hoover Institution book Unconditional Democracy: Education and Politics in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952, helped set the Hoover standard for scholarly originality. 

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Can Our Colleges Be Saved?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, March 10, 2016

The public is steadily losing confidence in undergraduate education, given that we hear constantly about how poorly educated are today’s graduates and how few well-paying jobs await them.

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Two Oaklands Could Have Deciding Role In Trump-Clinton Race

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

After Tuesday’s returns from Michigan – a big win for Donald Trump, a frustrating upset loss for Hillary Clinton – it’s time to think of the fall election and a tale of two Oaklands. 

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California's Housing Affordability Crisis Has A New Culprit

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Thursday, March 10, 2016

California's housing affordability crisis has a new culprit: short-term rental platforms, like Airbnb. 

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The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest For The American Presidency, By Ellen Fitzpatrick

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Times Higher Education (UK)
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton is not the first woman run for the White House. Elizabeth Cobbs enjoys an entertaining look at her and her predecessors.

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Lisa Monaco Speaks At CFR

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

White House counterterrorism czar Lisa Monaco spoke the other day at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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One Day We Will Live Without Fear: Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State
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Hoover Fellow Describes Life Under The Soviet Police State

featuring Mark Harrisonvia Stanford News
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Harrison, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, draws on Soviet Communist Party and secret police records housed at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. In his work, he describes how people became entangled in the workings of Soviet rule.

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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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Russian Hostility 'Partly Caused By West', Claims Former US Defence Head

featuring William J. Perryvia The Guardian
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

William Perry says US contempt toward Russia as ‘third-rate power’ after end of Cold War played a big role.

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US Public Pension Deficits Squeeze City And State Budgets

quoting Joshua D. Rauhvia Financial Times
Sunday, March 6, 2016

The health of the US public pensions system is deteriorating. The latest figures reveal that retirement plans have less than three-quarters of the assets they need to pay current and future retirees.

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Three Numbers: ECB Likely To Take Fresh Stimulus Steps

quoting Kevin Warshvia The Saxo Bank Group
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Monetary policy for the Eurozone is the main event for Thursday, starting with the European Central Bank’s policy announcement and followed by the central bank’s press conference. Later, two weekly numbers will bring new perspective on the state of macro in the US: initial jobless claims and Bloomberg’s Consumer Comfort Index.

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Pouring Bullet Train Money Into Water Development Could Backfire

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, March 10, 2016

At first glance, the idea is appealing: Scrap Gov. Jerry Brown’s troubled bullet train project and pour the money into water development.

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interview with Niall Ferguson Friday, January 22, 2016
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Saturday, January 23, 2016
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interview with Niall Ferguson Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Bruce Cain, Esteban Antonio Guerrero Jaimes Thursday, January 14, 2016
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by James Huffman Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Miles Maochun Yu Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Friday, January 22, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes, Zoe Bedell Friday, January 22, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Steve Vladeck , Benjamin Wittes Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Michael McFaul Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Niall Ferguson Friday, January 22, 2016
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quoting Russell Roberts, John H. Cochrane Saturday, January 23, 2016
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mentioning Condoleezza Rice Thursday, January 21, 2016
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Rubik's Cube of national flags

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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by Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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interview with Michael Spence Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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interview with Lanhee J. Chen Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Adam J. White Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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interview with Edward Paul Lazear Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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interview with Michael Spence Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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interview with Nicholas Burns Sunday, January 17, 2016
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featuring General Jim Mattis, Admiral Gary Roughead Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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e-Residency In Estonia, Part III: Wherein I Use My New Digital Identity Card To Swap Letters With The President

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, March 4, 2016

The other day, I received a letter from Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves. It came in the form of an unadorned Microsoft Word file called "wittes.docx." It did not bear President Ilves's John Hancock. Nor was it on the letterhead of the office of the Estonian Presidency.

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Faculty Senate Talks Serra Renaming, Smoking On Campus, PPB Report

quoting Russell A. Bermanvia Stanford Daily
Friday, March 4, 2016

The Faculty Senate unanimously approved a four-part resolution regarding the proposal to rename certain campus buildings and roads currently named after Junipero Serra during their meeting Thursday afternoon.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The Real Cause Of American Growth."

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the recent Republican debate and notes that the candidates fought like hockey players. Whalen thinks Kasich did the best in this debate, but Whalen does not think Kasich can win the nomination.

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Larry Summers's Anti-Trump Case In A Vacuum

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Recently, economist Larry Summers made his case against Donald Trump. It has one main problem. Although Larry makes, in some ways, a powerful case, he makes it in a vacuum. The question is not whether Donald Trump should be president or no one should be president.

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Viva La Revolution?

quoting Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Women have made an enormous amount of economic progress over the last half-century but how have the gains been felt by different kinds of women? How have these changes affected women's perspectives on marriage and family? In this week's provocative episode, EconTalk host Russ Roberts sits down with Alison Wolf of King's College to discuss her new book, The XX Factor.

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The Libertarian: “Choosing the Next Supreme Court Justice”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, March 3, 2016

How to fill a vacancy on the nation’s highest court.

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In Israel, Shultz Says He'd Bring Trust Back To The Table

featuring George P. Shultzvia JWeekly (CA)
Thursday, March 3, 2016

George Shultz may be 95, but he’s still racking up those frequent-flier miles. The former secretary of state traveled from San Francisco to Israel last month to confer with government officials, among them Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Knesset members Isaac Herzog and Yuli Edelstein.

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Who’s Feeding Trump Those Nutty Foreign Policy Ideas?

quoting Benjamin Wittes, Timothy Kanevia The Washington Post
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Once again today — no surprise! — Donald Trump refused to name anyone on his foreign policy team. When pressed to say whom he respected, he named two people one might see on the Sunday talk shows (where he previously said he gets information): “Kane” (Tim Kane of the Hoover Institution, we presume) and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

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‘Little Trumps Are In Every European Country’

quoting Josef Joffevia The Atlantic
Thursday, March 3, 2016

European commentators analyze the Republican frontrunner.

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