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On Top Of The World With David Slayton

On Top Of The World With David Slayton

February 27, 2018

Though it’s a relatively small expanse (just one-and-a-half times the size of the US), the Arctic Ocean is fraught with global strategic concerns. David Slayton, a Hoover research fellow and co-chair of Hoover’s Arctic Security Initiative, explains the Trump Administration’s options on “the top of the world” regarding military expansion, resource development and maritime passage. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 41:17)

Influencing Influenza with Dr. Henry Miller

Influencing Influenza with Dr. Henry Miller

February 20, 2018

A century ago, an American president had little to say while the world was ravaged by a flu pandemic. In 2018, in the midst of yet another flu epidemic, so too is President Trump silent. What are the Trump Administration’s options in terms of offering vaccines, speeding up drug research and raising public awareness? Dr. Henry Miller, the Hoover Institution’s Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy – and a physician and former flu researcher – discusses how to cure what literally ails the nation. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 52:05)

Act II: Mitt Romney vs. the White House

Act II: Mitt Romney vs. the White House

February 16, 2018

Ordinarily, the second-place finisher in a presidential election doesn’t have a second political act. But the times aren’t ordinary and Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP nominee, is now a US Senate candidate in Utah. Hoover research fellow Lanhee Chen, Romney’s 2012 policy director, discusses what compelled his former boss to make the run and whether Romney will be a Trump White House ally or nemesis. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 34:34)

President Trump, From A Libertarian Perspective

President Trump, From A Libertarian Perspective

February 7, 2018

A funny thing happened to America’s libertarian movement – it expected a champion to emerge in the 2016 election; it may or may not have one in Donald Trump. Richard Epstein, the Hoover Institution’s Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow and the voice behind “The Libertarian” podcast, grades the Trump presidency from a libertarian vantage. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 1:02:50)

Trump, By The Numbers

Trump, By The Numbers

February 2, 2018

With the polling data available, how does the discerning citizen make sense of the Trump presidency and the probabilities in the upcoming midterm election? David Brady, the Hoover Institution’s Davies Family Senior Fellows, offers his viewers’ guide for how to track U.S. politics in the months ahead. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 59:10)