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Shelby Steele On Race And Victimization In America

Shelby Steele On Race And Victimization In America

August 27, 2019

He’s the son of a biracial couple who worked for equality well before “mixed” marriages were publicly accepted, protested in the 1960s and considered himself a “radical” before reconsidering race relations in America. On the 400th anniversary of African slaves introduced to the Virginia colony, Shelby Steele, the Hoover Institution’s Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow and an award-winning authority on multiculturalism, addresses a Hoover Summer Policy Boot Camp audience on 21st Century America’s struggles with white guilt and black self-victimization.

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Michael Boskin Discusses The Left’s Agenda

Michael Boskin Discusses The Left’s Agenda

August 21, 2019

A Green New Deal, Universal Basic Income, Medicare-For-All. Are these sounds ideas or economic illiteracy? Michael Boskin, the Hoover Institution’s Wohlford Family Senior Fellow and the Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses what the Democratic hopefuls are offering – and the feasibility of President Trump’s interest in reducing the payroll tax and adjusting capital gains.

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Ed Lazear Assesses the Trump Economy

Ed Lazear Assesses the Trump Economy

August 14, 2019

Trade wars with China, charges of currency manipulation, volatile markets, a labor market at full employment – all in a week’s news. Edward Lazear, the Hoover Institution’s Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow and chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers in the Bush 43 White House, assesses the health of the US economy.

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Brady And Rivers On The State Of The Presidential Race

Brady And Rivers On The State Of The Presidential Race

August 6, 2019

Two Democratic presidential debates down, the next one not until mid-September. David Brady and Doug Rivers, Hoover senior fellows and Stanford political scientists, weigh in on the state of the race – including what post-debate polling suggests about the effectiveness of the candidates’ messaging and how the tragedy in El Paso factors into national politics.

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