Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Wisdom Of Crowds--In Ancient Greece

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Forbes
Thursday, December 4, 2008

A historian explores what made Athens work...

Analysis and Commentary

Back to the Old 9/11 World

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, December 4, 2008

Now Obama gets to deal with Islamic terror, and has no Bush to blame...

Analysis and Commentary

China's economic success may soon bring trouble. It would be ours too

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, December 4, 2008

The country's reformers seek incremental political changes to complement its gobsmacking growth...

In the News
In the News

Niall Ferguson's The Ascent of Money Comes To PBS in January, Offering a Timely Perspective on the Economy

with Niall Fergusonvia PR Newswire
Thursday, December 4, 2008

One week before a new President who campaigned on a promise to fix the economy takes office, public media provider WNET.ORG is putting the meaning of money into context - where it came from, where it goes, and why it has always been (and always will be) the fulcrum of civilization...

In the News

The Humanities Move Off Campus

by Victor Davis Hansonvia City Journal
Thursday, December 4, 2008

As the classical university unravels, students seek knowledge and know-how elsewhere...

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The U.S. Economy with Peter Thiel: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, December 4, 2008

Peter Thiel says the credit crisis of 2008 has nothing to do with the free market...

In the News

Daunting problems await the president-elect

with George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, December 4, 2008

It is a simple transfer of immense power...

In the News

Calls for $1 Trillion Stimulus Package Grow as Economy Tumbles

with Robert E. Hallvia Bloomberg
Thursday, December 4, 2008

The one thing that isn’t shrinking in the U.S. economy these days is the size of the stimulus package that financial experts say is needed to turn it around...

In the News

Reason and hubris

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, December 3, 2008

If you have to choose between irrationality and reason, it is easy to choose reason...

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Obama taps profs. for transition team

with Michael McFaulvia Stanford Daily
Wednesday, December 3, 2008

With the presidential inauguration rapidly approaching, President-elect Barack Obama has recruited a number of Stanford professors as advisers for his transition team...

In the News

Some Topical Anesthetic

with Education Next, Hoover Institutionvia National Review Online
Wednesday, December 3, 2008

By which I mean, here's some good new reads from think tanks on current political topics...

In the News

Do the car companies have a good plan?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, December 3, 2008

This (HT: Drudge) is supposed to be serious rather than funny...