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April 16, 2014 | Hoover Institution

Equal Pay, Discrimination, and Free Markets

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast

Richard Epstein rebuts President Obama’s recent claims that women are the victims of pervasive wage discrimination in the American economy.

April 15, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Bruno on the John Batchelor Show: “it’s a steady note for Democrats and an upward trajectory for Republicans”

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Hoover research fellow Carson Bruno discusses the proposal to divide California into six states on the John Batchelor Show. Topics include the potential effect on the Congressional delegation, wealth distribution, and the impact on social programs.

April 15, 2014 | Hoover Institution

Strategika: “The Perils of Abandoning Afghanistan” with Kimberly Kagan

Poster Collection, RU/SU 2321.9, Hoover Institution Archives.

The Institute for the Study of War’s Kimberly Kagan examines the problems that could emanate from a premature US departure from Afghanistan.

April 14, 2014 | EconTalk

Teles on kludgeocracy

Russell D. Roberts

Steven Teles of Johns Hopkins University talks with EconTalk host Russell Roberts about kludgeocracy, a term Teles coined in a National Affairs article to describe what he sees as the complex and unproductive state of political governance in the United States, particularly at the federal level. Topics include size versus complexity of government, how federalism leads to kludgeocracy, education policy, and the Affordable Care Act.

April 10, 2014 | Hoover Institution

The Supreme Court, Campaign Finance, and Free Speech

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast

Richard Epstein looks at the recent Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance and explains how a classical liberal should approach issues regarding political speech.

April 10, 2014 | Armstrong and Getty

Hanson on Armstrong and Getty: “do not be fooled by technology . . . we have not changed that much”

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Hoover senior fellow Victor Hanson discusses his new book The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost – from Ancient Greece to Iraq on Armstrong and Getty. Topics include Vladimir Putin, mass killings of the last century, and the Russian reset.

April 9, 2014 | Hoover Institution

Strategika: “Is Failure in Afghanistan Inevitable?” with Max Boot

Poster Collection, INT 503, Hoover Institution Archives.

Max Boot looks at Afghanistan’s history as the “graveyard of empires” and considers whether America still stands a chance of succeeding there.

April 9, 2014 | Hoover Institution

Strategika: “What’s Good Enough in Afghanistan?” with Joe Felter

Poster Collection, IR 132, Hoover Institution Archives.

Retired Colonel Joseph Felter explains the problems facing America in Afghanistan and what the United States can do to address them.

April 9, 2014 | Hoover Institution

Strategika: “The Implications of Chinese History” with Edward Luttwak

Poster Collection, CC 75, Hoover Institution Archives.

Edward Luttwak explains how Chinese history should color our perceptions of that nation’s modern ambitions.

April 9, 2014 | Hoover Institution

Strategika: “Can America Manage China’s Rise?” with Gary Roughead

Hoover Archives poster collection: CC 89

Retired Admiral Gary Roughead looks at America’s options to keep the rise of China from causing global instability.