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Foreign To This Election

Foreign To This Election

September 23, 2020

In a presidential election dominated by news of a pandemic, economic disruption, climate events, and now the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, what’s there to be said about the world beyond America’s shores? Hoover Institution fellow Markos Kounalakis discusses unrest in Egypt and Iran – and offers a few foreign policy questions in advance of next week’s presidential debate.

Replacing “The Notorious RBG”

Replacing “The Notorious RBG”

September 20, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death makes an already fierce presidential election even more contentious. John Yoo, a Hoover Institution visiting fellow and UC-Berkeley law professor, reflects on the legacy of “notorious RBG” and weighs the pros and cons of waging a bitter confirmation battle before or after Election Day and January’s presidential inauguration. 

Cancel That Thought

Cancel That Thought

September 16, 2020

Hoover Institution research fellow Lanhee Chen explains the politics behind the social media companies, the World Health Organization, and what the future may hold for social media outlets amidst the current cancel-culture phenomenon. 

State Of The Presidential Race: Convention Bump?

State Of The Presidential Race: Convention Bump?

September 4, 2020

Did the parties’ virtual convention change the dynamics of the presidential race? Apparently not. David Brady and Douglas Rivers, Hoover Institution senior fellows and Stanford University political scientists, discuss the lack of a lasting “Trump bump,” and whether civil unrest is affecting Joe Biden’s lead, plus the concept of a “hidden” Trump voter that pollsters can’t ascertain.  

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