Hoover Institution Press today released The Illusion of Net Neutrality: Political Alarmism, Regulatory Creep, and the Real Threat to Internet Freedom, by Bob Zelnick and Eva Zelnick. In this book, the authors examine the ongoing battle between private industry and government regulators for ownership and control of the Internet.
The Hoover Institution launched today a new online journal, Strategika, which assesses ongoing issues of national security in light of conflicts of the past. Strategika is published by Hoover’s newly convened Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict, which examines how historical military operations intersect with contemporary public policy decisions concerning prevailing conflicts.
The Hoover Institution today announced that its long-standing television/web series, Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a forum for scholars, political leaders, journalists, and newsmakers to share their views with host and former presidential speechwriter Peter Robinson, will now run exclusively on the Wall Street Journal’s opinion page and on OpinionJournal.com.
Hoover Institution Press released Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation, by Peter Berkowitz. Berkowitz contends that constitutional conservatism encompasses a distinguished tradition of defending liberty that stretches from the great eighteenth century British statesman Edmund Burke through the authoritative exposition of the Constitution in The Federalist to the high points of post-World War II American conservatism.
After a close analysis of education coverage in the general news media during 2012, the Hoover Institution’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education today released its list of the five most covered stories (“hits”) and the five most important but neglected stories (“misses”).
Hoover Institution Press released The Best Teachers in the World: Why We Don’t Have Them and How We Could in which author John E. Chubb outlines a three-pronged strategy for raising teacher quality that is very different from the approach this country has historically followed. Chubb argues that, to develop the highest-achieving students in the world, the United States must attract, develop, and retain substantially stronger teachers, particularly if it wants to equal or surpass the achievement of top-performing nations in the world. The best achievement in the world requires the best teachers in the world—which US education policy has not been delivering.
Hoover Institution Press released Entitlement Spending: Our Coming Fiscal Tsunami, by David Koitz. Although the nation’s largest entitlement programs—Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security—are perceived as pillars of our governmental safety net, Koitz argues that those programs are actually the largest drivers of a severe and impending fiscal crisis.