Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The promise of Russia’s urban middle class

by Condoleezza Ricevia Washington Post
Friday, March 9, 2012

New generation rejects Kremlin corruption...

Analysis and Commentary

A Look at the Global One Percent

by Allan H. Meltzervia Wall Street Journal
Friday, March 9, 2012

The remarkable similarity in income distribution across countries over the past century means domestic policy has less effect than many believe on who gets what...

Analysis and Commentary

Senator Obama vs. President Obama

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, March 8, 2012

In short, Candidate Obama excelled at opportunistic criticism of the commander-in-chief and it did a lot of damage — which may explain why he now does not appreciate some doing to his presidency what he did so vehemently to Bush’s...

Analysis and Commentary

Minimum Wage: Charles Murray Surrenders

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, March 8, 2012

There's a simple solution that I have proposed earlier: allow internships to pay less than the minimum wage...

Analysis and Commentary

The M-Phatic Rules of the Republican Race

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, March 8, 2012

There are three ways to look at the Republican presidential race moving forward – all three having to do with the “m’s” of winning a party’s nomination: message, momentum and math...

Analysis and Commentary

Do We Need a Virtual Education Ministry?

by Michael J. Petrillivia Huffington Post
Thursday, March 8, 2012

We increasingly have good policies in place, but we don't know how to turn them into reality. And because most policies aren't self-implementing, we have to solve the problem of "delivery" if reform is going to add up to a hill of beans...

Interviews
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on America Now

with Peter Berkowitzvia America Now with Andy Dean
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Guest - Peter Berkowitz, Stanford University - his latest article argues that it would be within Israel's lawful right to attack Iran...

Interviews

The 2012 Republican Primary After Super Tuesday Podcast

with Morris P. Fiorina, Tammy Frisby, Douglas Riversvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, March 8, 2012

In this podcast from the Hoover Institution’s 2012 In Perspective series, Doug Rivers, Morris Fiorina, and Tammy Frisby analyze the Republican primary with a look back at Super Tuesday and their sights on what lies ahead in the presidential race...

Interviews

Thomas Sowell on America Now

with Thomas Sowellvia America Now with Andy Dean
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Unemployment numbers are rising. Guest – Dr. Thomas Sowell – Author of 'Intellectuals and Society'...

Interviews

Stocks Swing Higher

with John B. Taylorvia Kudlow Report (CNBC)
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Discussing whether the market is on the verge of a 5-10% pullback, and the Fed's new bond-buying program, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial chief market strategist, and John Taylor, Hoover Institution senior fellow...

In the News
In the News

Here's a Funny Idea: Medicare Laws That Are Easy to Read

with Michael McConnellvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, March 9, 2012
In the News

The Sick Man of Europe

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, March 9, 2012

Why are the Greeks such whiners? Look to their tragic history and geography...

In the News

The Key to America's Global Competitiveness: A Quality Education

with Eric Hanushekvia U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions
Thursday, March 8, 2012