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The right to vote is the foundation of any democracy, yet the Supreme Court has just struck down a central provision of the Voting Rights Act. Unlike the citizens of all but 11 nations, Americans do not have an explicit right to vote in their constitution
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Part of the BEI Series on New DiplomacyMarch 11, 2013Blinken European Institutehttp://www.bei.columbia.edu/Panelists:Michael Hess, President, M&TCH Consulting and former Assistant Administrator, USAIDAryeh Neier, President Emeritus, Open Society Found
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Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank, gave a lecture on “Social Business and Microcredit for Women’s Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation" today in historic Gaston Hall.
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In his new book, Decline and Fall: Europes Slow Motion Suicide, Bruce Thornton asserts that Europe has turned its back on the Western tradition to which it o...
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A dynamic discussion by distinguished fellow Cornellians and former national security advisors who share their insights into the realities confronting a new president the day after election and how these realities shape the early days of an administration
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In this episode of the Hoover Institution's Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, Jonah Goldberg, author and founding editor of the National Review Online,...
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When it comes to education, the nation's budget should reflect the principles of its people, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said during an April 12 address at Georgetown."These are horrendous budget times, but [our budget decisions] reflect our valu
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SPONSOR: Heyman Center for Philanthropy MODERATOR:Tom Watson, Moderator Author, Cause Wired PANELISTS:Andrew Rasiej,Founder, Personal Democracy Forum New York CityPaul Carttar, Director, Social Innovation Fund Washington, D.C.John Wonderlich, Policy Direc
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This week on Uncommon Knowledge Hoover fellows Charles Hill and Fouad Ajami discuss the Middle East: its past, present, and future. To listen to an mp3 of th...
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Senator Tom Daschle and Senator Trent Lott, former leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties in the US Senate, will discuss their historic roles when the chamber was evenly divided and power, committee leadership and the floor agenda was to be shar
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This week on Uncommon Knowledge, Hoover fellow and author Thomas Sowell discusses his newest book, Intellectuals and Race, which argues that the impact of in...
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This week on Uncommon Knowledge, authors Midge Decter and Mona Charen discuss Romney's gender gap, the impact of feminism on America, and what women really c...
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How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of ExtremismThis being an election year, the airwaves and op-ed pages are full of pundits and politicians declaring what the future will or should bring this fall. Given the fragile eco