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American Enterprise Institute Remarks: The Knowledge Problem

Image credit: istockI am honored to be here alongside my Chairman, Ben Bernanke. Ben was the academic star whose remarkable leadership attributes emerged during our nation’s darkest days. And I was fortunate to be at Ben’s side, tasked with distilling market signals and leading a SWAT …

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Democracy Fund Announces 2018 National Advisory Committee

Image credit: Gary Blakeley, ShutterstockIn the News mentioning Lanhee J. Chenvia Democracy FundWe are excited to announce the new cohort of the Democracy Fund National Advisory Committee. This group of leaders from across the political spectrum brings expertise in politics, academia, media, culture, and philanthropy, and …

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No Time To Waste: California Governor Candidates Newsom And Cox Plot Strategy For November

Image credit: istockIn the News quoting Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury NewsIf Gavin Newsom gets his way, this year’s governor’s race will be a referendum on Donald Trump. His Republican opponent John Cox will try to make it a referendum on California’s recently raised gas tax …

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The Libertarian: The (Self) Pardon Power?

Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentary interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The LibertarianHoover Daily ReportCan President Trump really use a pardon on himself? Continue Reading....

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Why Does Joseph Stalin Matter?

Blank Section (Placeholder) interview with Stephen Kotkinvia Uncommon KnowledgeAUDIO ONLY How Stalin transformed the USSR in profound and enduring ways. Continue Reading....

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Why Does Joseph Stalin Matter?

Image credit: Uncommon KnowledgeBlank Section (Placeholder)Featured interview with Stephen Kotkinvia Uncommon KnowledgeHoover Daily ReportPart 1: How Stalin transformed the USSR in profound and enduring ways. Continue Reading....

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Ten Paradoxes of Our Age

Image credit: istockvia Defining IdeasThe West is in turmoil because of a bitter divide between the people and the ruling elite. Continue Reading....

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Menter: Five Bloody Beaches

Image credit: Public DomainIn the News quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Aspen Daily NewsCan you name them, the five beaches of the D-Day invasion? Their code names were Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword.  Continue Reading....

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Populist Eurosceptics Have A Nationalist Vision Of The Future – But It Rests On Flawed Assumptions

Image credit: iStockIn the News quoting Josef Joffevia The Conversation Euroscepticism is on the rise across Europe, as populists from both the left and right hold up their retrograde visions of gloriously assertive and blissfully self-reliant nation states. The installation of a populist and eurosceptic government in Italy …

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Obama Trumped Trump

Analysis and Commentaryvia EconLogOne of the great things about blogging is the frequent times one learns from commenters. The Trump tweet on the unemployment rate is a case in point. Continue Reading....

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