Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Bridging Differences

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Monday, March 5, 2007

Deborah Meier and Diane Ravitch have found themselves at odds on policy over the years, but they share a passion for improving schools...

Analysis and Commentary

Buy Chimerican

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, March 5, 2007

Like a good marriage, U.S. and Chinese differences complement each other...

Analysis and Commentary

Diagnosing Mr. Energy (Al Gore)

by Henry I. Millervia Chicago Tribune
Sunday, March 4, 2007

The latest Al Gore flap concerns the extravagant electricity and natural gas consumption at the former vice president's mansion in Nashville...

Analysis and Commentary

George Bush heads south

by William Ratliffvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, March 4, 2007

This week, President Bush will make one of the most important trips of his presidency to five Latin American countries...

Analysis and Commentary

Government role in radio isn't in 'public's interest'

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, March 2, 2007

Like "the community" or "society" or "the people," "the public" is a virtually empty concept...

Analysis and Commentary

Labeling Cloned Food Is Unnecessary

by Henry I. Millervia Genetic Engineering News
Thursday, March 1, 2007

If it’s true that developments in California are a harbinger of progress elsewhere in the nation, all of America is in big trouble...

In the News
In the News

Will Klein Seek Private Help on Merit Pay?

with Eric Hanushek, Diane Ravitchvia New York Sun
Monday, March 5, 2007

After a series of failed efforts to set up a merit pay system for public school teachers, Chancellor Joel Klein could turn next to private funders...

In the News

Education Next: New Study Debunks Myth about Special Education Costs

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Monday, March 5, 2007

A new study published in the spring 2007 issue of Education Next refutes claims that rising special education costs are draining resources from nondisabled public education students...

In the News

Rudy's Road Ahead

with Hoover Institutionvia New York Sun
Monday, March 5, 2007

The road ahead for Mayor Giuliani is going to be a lot smoother because of his showing at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington...

In the News

This is Sparta? The history behind the movie '300'

with Victor Davis Hansonvia USA Today
Monday, March 5, 2007

Go tell the Spartans, passerby. That here, by Spartan law, we lie, read the ancient elegy on stone at Thermopylae, the ancient battle site where the Greeks, 300 Spartans and their allies, held off masses of invading Persians in 480 BC...

In the News

The Capitalist Manifesto

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Post
Sunday, March 4, 2007

P.J. O'Rourke explains Adam Smith's influential work...

In the News

How far is too far?

with John H. Bunzelvia San Jose Mercury News
Saturday, March 3, 2007

What's funny and what's offensive these days is sometimes hard to tell...

In the News

Risk Manager

with Milton Friedmanvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Saturday, March 3, 2007

A Nobel laureate says learning can be costly...