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Barack Obama’s Revolution In Foreign Policy

by Niall Fergusonvia The Atlantic
Sunday, March 13, 2016

When you think you’re the smartest person in the room, it’s tempting to make up your own grand strategy.

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The Weirdness Of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, March 13, 2016

Set aside for a moment all the controversies over illegal immigration—the wall, deportation, amnesty, Donald J. Trump, “comprehensive immigration reform,” etc.

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Obama: Fighting Wars He Believes Unwinnable

by Kori Schakevia The Atlantic
Monday, March 14, 2016

What’s behind the president’s inaction?

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The US Is Botching The Zika Fight

by John Cohrssen, Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, March 13, 2016

A genetically tweaked mosquito could stop the illness, but regulators won’t test it. Why would that be?

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The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: “The Iraq War: A Refresher Course”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Friday, March 11, 2016

Setting the record straight on one of America’s most controversial conflicts.

Analysis and Commentary

David Autor On Trade, China, And U.S. Labor Markets

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, March 14, 2016

David Autor of MIT talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the fundamentals of trade and his research on the impact on workers and communities from trade with China.

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Putin Changes September Election Rules To Prop Up His 'United Russia' Party

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Monday, March 14, 2016

The September 18 Russian parliamentary elections will take place amidst a deep economic crisis, with oil at $30 a barrel, and with election rules deliberately designed to blunt and conceal voter disaffection.

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Kudos To Brad DeLong

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, March 13, 2016

Paul Krugman has recently written some incredibly critical things about free trade. Co-blogger Scott Sumner has responded admirably.

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The American Scream

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Open
Friday, March 11, 2016

It is a fight between the inscrutably cynical Hillary Clinton and the swashbuckling nativist Donald Trump. The unpopular may defeat the popular in the end.

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Pulls A Cheney

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, March 13, 2016

"You may recall that I passed this law called the Affordable Care Act to sign people up for health care." This is from a transcript of President Obama's remarks on Friday to the SXSW (South by Southwest) conference in Austin, Texas.

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Rational Security: The "117 Experts Can't Be Wrong" Edition

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, March 11, 2016

Republican national security experts declare Donald Trump unfit to be president. Who actually actually advises candidate Trump and who would advise President Trump? 

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Academic Conservatives And Survivor Bias

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, March 11, 2016

Someone on Facebook this morning linked to an interesting, but misleading titled, op/ed on conservatives in academia. The op/ed, by Jon A. Shields and Joshua M. Dunn, Sr., is titled "Forget what the right says: Academia isn't so bad for conservative professors," and appears in the Washington Post.

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Russell Roberts On To The Point (14:30)

interview with Russell Robertsvia To The Point (KCRW)
Friday, March 11, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Russell Roberts discusses free trade, protectionism, and their effect on wages and the economy.

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Lanhee Chen: The GOP Can Win Back Asian-American Voters

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia NBC News
Friday, March 11, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the presidential candidates as well as reforming taxes and health care.

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Hoover Library & Archives Now Accepting Applications For The 2016 Workshop On Authoritarian Regimes

Friday, March 11, 2016

Hoover Library & Archives has opened applications for the 2016 Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes. The deadline for applications is May 30, 2016.

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Brian Bonner: ​Condoleezza Rice, Barack Obama And Ukraine

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia KyivPost
Sunday, March 13, 2016

Two great Americans who are also trailblazing African-Americans, and hence even greater sources of pride for citizens like me, revealed their thoughts on Ukraine this month.

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Is Global Democracy In Trouble? Or Does It Just Feel Like It?

quoting Larry Diamondvia Public Radio International
Friday, March 11, 2016

Glance at headlines, and it’s easy to get gloomy about the state of democracy around the world. 

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Trade Has Trade-Offs. This Should Not Surprise Anyone

quoting Thomas Sowellvia American Enterprise Institute
Friday, March 11, 2016

“There are no solutions. There are only trade-offs,” economist Thomas Sowell writes his excellent Conflict of Visions.

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The Present American Regime: Tyranny, Oligarchy, Or Democracy?

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Catholic World Report
Sunday, March 13, 2016

The most dangerous thing that anyone can do, in Aristotelian terms, is to accurately describe the existing regime that he is living under at the time.

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Economy Still Sailing Uncharted Seas, Fed Officials Confess

quoting Kevin Warshvia MarketWatch
Saturday, March 12, 2016

Despite unprecedented monetary stimulus, sustainable growth is no closer.

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Government Report Finds Some EPA Tactics Illegal

quoting Henry I. Millervia Tyler Morning Telegraph
Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency has used every tactic possible to attack the oil and gas industry during the past seven years. Now, a report from the Government Accountability Office finds that some of those tactics are illegal.

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Why Some Hasidic Jews Are Loving Donald Trump's Campaign

quoting Samuel J. Abramsvia Vice News
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Chaim Schlaff was born and raised in a Hasidic Jewish community in London. He now lives in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, and describes himself as a "proud legal immigrant." He is also an enthusiastic Donald Trump supporter.

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California Top Export Is The Middle Class

quoting Carson Brunovia Breitbart.com
Saturday, March 12, 2016

When the Hoover Institution took a close look at California’s migration patterns, they discovered that California’s middle class is leaving the state in record numbers.

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Goodbye Nancy—From Ron Reagan, George Shultz And Mr. T

mentioning George P. Shultzvia Politico
Friday, March 11, 2016

The last farewell of a presidency that crossed celebrity with the establishment.

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A New Format For Presidential Debates

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Monday, March 14, 2016

There has been widespread dissatisfaction with previous presidential debates between the Republican and Democratic candidates.

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Nationalism And Dissent: A Battle Over Free Speech Is Raging In India

quoting Tunku Varadarajanvia Vice News
Saturday, March 12, 2016

India's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) prides itself as a place where student activism and politics flourish. As a bastion of the nation's left, it's known, especially among the intellectual class, as fertile ground for liberal thinking.

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by Kori Schake Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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by Bruce Thornton Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Sunday, February 28, 2016
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by Alvin Rabushka Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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by Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittes Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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quoting Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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quoting Michael J. Petrilli Monday, February 29, 2016
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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

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by David Brady, Douglas Rivers Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Thomas Sowell Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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by Henry Aaron, Lanhee J. Chen Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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by Alvin Rabushka Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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by Alvin Rabushka Monday, February 29, 2016
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interview with Carson Bruno Friday, February 26, 2016
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featuring Michael McFaul, Condoleezza Rice Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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quoting Michael J. Petrilli Monday, February 29, 2016
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Monday, February 29, 2016

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by Michael Spence, Fred Hu Sunday, February 28, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson quoting Victor Davis Hanson Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Paul E. Peterson mentioning Eric Hanushek Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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by David Davenport Friday, February 26, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, February 26, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Sunday, February 28, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Friday, February 26, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Sunday, February 28, 2016
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by Elizabeth Cobbs Sunday, February 28, 2016
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by Paul E. Peterson, Michael B. Horn Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith, Amira Mikhail Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Russell Roberts Monday, February 29, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Sunday, February 28, 2016
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by Alvin Rabushka Saturday, February 27, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Sunday, February 28, 2016
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quoting John H. Cochrane Friday, February 26, 2016
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson, Niall Ferguson Sunday, February 28, 2016
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quoting Richard A. Epstein Friday, February 26, 2016
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson Saturday, February 27, 2016
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quoting Harvey C. Mansfield Monday, February 29, 2016
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mentioning Condoleezza Rice, Michael McFaul Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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Friday, February 26, 2016

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by James W. Ceaser Monday, March 7, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Thursday, February 25, 2016
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by Henry I. Miller, Robert Wager Friday, February 26, 2016
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Is Global Democracy In Trouble? Or Does It Just Feel Like It?

quoting Larry Diamondvia Public Radio International
Friday, March 11, 2016

Glance at headlines, and it’s easy to get gloomy about the state of democracy around the world. 

Interviews

Russell Roberts On To The Point (14:30)

interview with Russell Robertsvia To The Point (KCRW)
Friday, March 11, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Russell Roberts discusses free trade, protectionism, and their effect on wages and the economy.

Analysis and Commentary

The American Scream

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Open
Friday, March 11, 2016

It is a fight between the inscrutably cynical Hillary Clinton and the swashbuckling nativist Donald Trump. The unpopular may defeat the popular in the end.

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.

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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.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: “The Iraq War: A Refresher Course”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Friday, March 11, 2016

Setting the record straight on one of America’s most controversial conflicts.

Analysis and Commentary

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

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

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.

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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.”

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