Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Reality of Civil War

by Niall Fergusonvia Time Magazine
Monday, February 5, 2007

While supposedly waging a war on terrorism, in reality the U.S. today finds itself embroiled in multiple civil wars: Iraq, Afghanistan and now Somalia...

Analysis and Commentary

Independence isn't always beautiful

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, January 29, 2007

I find myself confronted with a "trilemma" — a three-horned dilemma...

Analysis and Commentary

France and Italy are lagging behind Germany's robust economy and should follow its lead in reforms to catch up

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Project Syndicate
Sunday, January 28, 2007

A year ago, the euro zone's most important challenge was anemic economic growth...

Analysis and Commentary

A Cop in Every Living Room?

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, January 27, 2007

California Assemblywoman Sally Lieber is going to introduce a bill to make it a misdemeanor to spank children who are four years of age or younger...

In the News
In the News

A day to honor Milton Friedman’s life and ideas

with Milton Friedmanvia Examiner
Monday, January 29, 2007

When the great economist Milton Friedman died last November, we suggested The City honor him by naming a street after him...

In the News

A genius who trusted the marketplace

with Milton Friedmanvia Newsday
Monday, January 29, 2007

Today is Milton Friedman day...

In the News

Late economist Friedman left mark on history

with Milton Friedmanvia Chicago Sun-Times
Monday, January 29, 2007

When Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman died last November at age 94, tributes came from all over the world...

In the News

Weekend Wrap-Up

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Hugh Hewitt Blog
Monday, January 29, 2007

Over the weekend at the National Review-sponsored conservative summit, Bill Kristol debated former Reagan-lackey-turned-leftist darling Lawrence Korb over the merits of the surge...

In the News

Ethics theory often misunderstood

with Milton Friedmanvia Chicago Sun-Times
Monday, January 29, 2007

Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman died on Nov. 16, and this week at the University of Chicago, where he taught for 30 years, friends, colleagues and admirers will gather to honor his positive contributions to the world in which we live...

In the News

The Power of Milton Friedman

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Monday, January 29, 2007

The mat below the porch door is where Chicago paperboys are taught to aim their papers...

In the News

Chevron donates $10 million to U.S. peace institute

with George P. Shultzvia Reuters
Monday, January 29, 2007

Chevron Corp. has donated $10 million to help the United States Institute of Peace construct its new permanent headquarters on the National Mall, the institute announced Monday...

In the News

Milton Friedman: An Appreciation

with Milton Friedmanvia Liberty Papers
Monday, January 29, 2007

Since today is Milton Friedman Day, I figured it was as good a time as any to note my own personal appreciation for a man who contributed so much to the ideals of free minds and free markets...

In the News

A Free-Market Economist, Up by His Bootstraps

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Monday, January 29, 2007

Milton Friedman, arguably the most influential economist of the 20th century, died in November at 94, and today the world is commemorating him...

In the News

FORA.tv Delivers Broadband Video Content on Political, Social and Cultural Issues Creating a Global Public Forum

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Monday, January 29, 2007

FORA.tv, the leading Internet-based provider of discourse, discussions and debates on the world's most interesting political, social and cultural issues, launches its next generation product with a foundation of partnerships that include prominent cable television broadcasters, highly-regarded public forums, leading non-profit organizations and America’s leading independent bookstores...

In the News

Plato's Republic or Milton Friedman's Market?

with Milton Friedmanvia TCS Daily
Monday, January 29, 2007

Milton Friedman got it right, and Plato got it wrong...

In the News

Half-page books: Bankers vs. terrorists

with John B. Taylorvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Sunday, January 28, 2007

John B. Taylor, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and an economics professor at Stanford University, was a key player in the international financial war against terrorism after 9/11...

In the News

Honoring Economist Milton Friedman

with Milton Friedmanvia Street
Sunday, January 28, 2007

When Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman died last November at age 94, tributes came from all over the world...

In the News

Should America return to the draft?

with Milton Friedmanvia McClatchy Newspapers
Sunday, January 28, 2007

The war in Iraq marks the first time in modern history that the United States has fought an extended conflict with an all-volunteer military...

In the News

Famed economist to be celebrated

with Milton Friedman, Hoover Institutionvia San Jose Mercury News
Saturday, January 27, 2007

The legacy of Milton Friedman, the Nobel laureate who was arguably the most influential economist of the 20th century, will be celebrated -- and debated -- Monday in a series of events staged in his memory...

In the News

Graduation rate debate

with Koret Task Forcevia Star Banner (FL)
Friday, January 26, 2007

The bleak spot in Florida's education reform remains its dismal high school graduation rate, and this year the rate slid backward...