Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Why Investors Shouldn't Worry About Money Funds

by Jonathan Maceyvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, June 3, 2011

Two and a half years after money-market mutual funds got caught up in the financial crisis of 2008, the debate over the riskiness of these funds is heating up...

Featured Commentary

Robert Gates Is Right About Iraq

by Fouad Ajamivia New Republic
Friday, June 3, 2011

We've made progress—and we shouldn't remove all U.S. troops...

Featured Commentary

Obama healthcare: Government, heal thyself

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia Los Angeles Times
Friday, June 3, 2011

The $100 million for 'community transformation grants' allocated under President Obama's healthcare plan will fund projects that have little evidence behind them...

Featured Commentary

A Primer on the Social Security and Medicare Trustees' Reports: Part II --- Quantitative Findings

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Friday, June 3, 2011

This is the second of two pieces on the annual Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports...This one will summarize the reports’ quantitative projections...

Featured Commentary

Globalization and Unemployment: The Downside of Integrating Markets

by Michael Spencevia Foreign Affairs
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Spence, a Nobel Prize-winning economist writes that economic growth and employment in the United States have started to diverge, increasing income inequality and reducing jobs for less-educated workers...

Blogs
Blogs

Are We Misinterpreting China’s Decline in Growth?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, June 2, 2011

In a word, China’s era of unlimited supplies of labor has ended as is evidenced by the incredibly rapid wage inflation...

Blogs

Medicare, Food Stamps, and Rationing

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Bryan raises a good question: "Is it 'government rationing of food' if you can't buy cigarettes with food stamps?" The answer is no...

Blogs

China Buying Eurobonds

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, June 2, 2011

The financial media is replete with stories of China holding over a trillion dollars of U.S. government bonds and buying euro bonds to help euro zone countries...

Blogs

A History Lesson for Entitlement Reform

by John B. Taylorvia Echoes (Bloomberg)
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Everyone agrees that cutting spending will require difficult decisions on entitlements. And here is where presidential leadership is so essential -- at least that's the lesson from history...

Blogs

Two Guantanamo Detainees Drop Appeals

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, June 2, 2011

While the press has focused on the habeas “scorecard” and reported that the government is losing lots of cases, the D.C. Circuit has quietly reoriented the law so fundamentally that detainees are not even pursuing their appeals to the end...

Other Media
Other Media

War & Security with Michael Chertoff: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, June 3, 2011
Other Media

Social Security, Clarified: Echoes Book of the Week

with Charles Blahousvia Echoes (Bloomberg)
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Other Media

Condoleezza Rice back to kick off new CSIS-Chevron project

with Condoleezza Rice, Hoover Institutionvia Think Tanked (Washington Post)
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett's Morning in America

with Fouad Ajamivia Bill Bennett's Morning In America
Thursday, June 2, 2011

On Syria, Egypt, and Bernard Lewis' new book, "The End of Modern History in the Middle East," with the Introduction written by Fouad Ajami...