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David Brady and Douglas Rivers
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What Polls without Policy Get Wrong: Elections, Inequality, Mobility, and Taxes

by David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

David Brady is a Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science and Leadership Values in the Stanford Graduate School of Business; and a professor of political science at Stanford.  Douglas Rivers is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of political science at Stanford University.  An expert on survey research, he is also chief scientist for YouGov PLC, an international, Internet-based polling firm.  Brady and Rivers discuss polling and how to measure change over time. 

Michael Boskin
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What Will Determine Our Economic Future?

by Michael J. Boskinvia Fellow Talks
Monday, April 20, 2015

Michael J. Boskin, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the T. M. Friedman Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses the big-picture items that will determine the United States’ economic future. 

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Turkey’s Inglorious Past

by Andrew Robertsvia Military History in the News
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The centenary of the start of the “Meds Yeghern” (Great Calamity)—the Turkish genocide against the minority Armenian Christian population of the Ottoman Empire—has come at an awkward time for the government of Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Michael McFaul
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Containing Putin

by Michael McFaulvia Fellow Talks
Monday, April 20, 2015

Michael McFaul, the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor of political science at Stanford, and director and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, discusses Putin and his worldview, and how to contain him.

Russell Berman
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The United States and Europe Facing Russia and Iran

by Russell A. Bermanvia Fellow Talks
Monday, April 20, 2015

Russell Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and a member of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses United States and European relations.

Milani discusses echoes of the Iranian evolution in Egypt
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Former Deputy's Graft Sentence Casts Shadow On Iran's Ahmadinejad

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Sunday, May 3, 2015

“If they act against Ahmadinejad not only are there more documents he might reveal, as he’s often threatened to do, but eventually people will start to ask, 'Who was behind him?'” said Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies program at Stanford University. “And we all know the answer to that question - it's Ayatollah Khamenei and the IRGC’s top command,"

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Michael O'Hare On Art Museums

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, May 4, 2015

Michael O'Hare of the University of California, Berkeley talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the management of art museums. O'Hare suggests a number of changes that would allow museums to be more effective and to justify their non-profit status--lower admission prices, selling part of their substantial unseen inventory to other museums, and broadening the activities of the museum to include educational exhibits on the creation of art and the commercial side of art.

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Charles Hill Warns That Russia Is Sapping World Order

interview with Charles Hillvia Moscow Times
Monday, April 27, 2015

Hoover fellow Charles Hill discusses the impact of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis and the role other global and regional powers play in preserving—or undermining—the global order.


Victor Davis Hanson on Secure Freedom Radio

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Secure Freedom Radio
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hoover fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses historical parallels between the Roman and US Senates; why broken promises on the Iran deal will be a problem for the next President; and whether the Clinton problems are defensible.


Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (19:30)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, April 27, 2015

Hoover fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas piece, “The Problem With NYC’s Landmark Preservation Laws.” The key question here is the touchy matter of who should pay for the benefits that the city imposes.


Military History Working Group

The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.