Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Black students in a classroom
Analysis and Commentary

Old Desegregation Orders Undermine School Reform

by Clint Bolickvia USA Today
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Families are now fighting for new rights.

Mexican Flag
Analysis and Commentary

Mexico's Economic Reform Breakout

by Niall Fergusonvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, January 2, 2014

For much of the last decade, Mexico and Brazil were a study in contrasts. "Brazil Takes Off" was a typical magazine cover, depicting Rio's huge statue of Christ literally blasting off.

Ronald Reagan
Analysis and Commentary

A Turn of Phrase

by Peter M. Robinsonvia New Criterion
Thursday, January 2, 2014

 

Analysis and Commentary

The Economic Hokum of 'Secular Stagnation'

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The evidence continues to mount that government policy has been to blame for the disappointing economic performance in recent years.

Analysis and Commentary

Murder in Beirut

by Fouad Ajamivia Bloomberg View
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

In a politically contested city such as Beirut, there are public figures who fall to assassins, and others deemed safe by their reasonableness and moderation.

Analysis and Commentary

The Year of the Dud

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

2014: Year of Decision

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The stakes have never been higher.

Analysis and Commentary

Assessing the Review Group Recommendations: Part III

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

In Parts I and II of this series, I focused on the Review Group recommendations from Chapter III of the group's report. Starting in this post, I turn to the recommendations of Chapter IV, which deal with collection under Section 702 and other authorities d

Analysis and Commentary

A New Year and Old Problems

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - A New Year and Old Problems

Analysis and Commentary

10 Roadblocks to Mideast Peace

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

TEL AVIV -- Monday night, in a painful concession engineered by U.S.

Analysis and Commentary

The Distributional Challenge

by Michael Spencevia Japan Times
Monday, December 30, 2013

Assessing the recent past and looking forward to the near term is a natural end-of-year exercise. When it comes to the global economy in 2013 and 2014, it may well ...

Analysis and Commentary

If 2013 Was Hard on Obamacare, Just Wait for 2014

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg View
Monday, December 30, 2013

At his end-of-the-year news conference, President Barack Obama called the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act his single biggest mistake of 2013. That’s

Analysis and Commentary

Redistribution and the Well-Being of the Poor

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, December 29, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Crashing and Burning in 2013

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, December 29, 2013

Recent polls suggest Barack Obama has become a turn-off. Why?In part, all presidents wear on Americans. Their presence has become as ubiquitous in our lives as the busts of the emperor Augustus dottin

Analysis and Commentary

The Economics of Respect

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Morosov on the Significance of Snowden

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, December 27, 2013

Evgeny Morosov has an interesting piece in the FT that asks about the broader and mostly ignored implications of Snowden’s revelations about the scope of NSA surveillance.  He argues that controlling the NSA and raising government privacy protections does

American Flags
Analysis and Commentary

Underestimating the American Dream

by William Damonvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, December 26, 2013

The American public has been subjected to a seemingly endless stream of books, articles and commentaries on the downsizing or outright death of the American dream. A Google search for "the death of the American dream" yields more than 276 million citations.

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Part II)

with Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal Live
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Part I)

with Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal Live
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Wall Street Journal Video includes original programming on-demand as well as news and features from reporters across the globe.

Interviews

William Damon on Happening Now

with William Damonvia Fox News
Monday, December 30, 2013

Hoover Institution's William Damon weighs in

Interviews

David Davenport on BOOKTV

with David Davenportvia C-Span2 Book TV
Saturday, December 28, 2013
In the News
In the News

The 4 Major Challenges The U.S. Economy Faces In 2014

with Allan H. Meltzervia Forbes.com
Thursday, January 2, 2014

Think tanks ready for the clash of ideas.

In the News

2014’s Real Economic Challenge

with Eric Hanushek, Joshua D. Rauhvia National Review Online
Thursday, January 2, 2014

Creating good jobs and training Americans to get them — not snatching income from the 1 percent.

In the News

The Invisible Man: Bill Burns and The Secret Iran Talks

with Henry A. Kissinger, Condoleezza Ricevia Reuters
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The night before a round of high-stakes nuclear talks with Iran, U.S. President Barack Obama told his chief of staff he had absolute confidence we have the right team on the field.Obama

In the News

Stop the Money Presses!

with John B. Taylorvia Washington Times
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Leading up to Janet Yellen's Jan. 6 confirmation vote, the Federal Reserve recently announced that it will taper back its bond-buying program, known as quantitative easing. This was encouraging news for inflation hawks, if barely so.

In the News

De Blasio Should Embrace Charter Schools

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia USA Today
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Giving every child a shot at success will help New York City's new mayor narrow inequality.

In the News

Open Doors to Those Who Want to Come to the U.S. to Work

with Gary S. Beckervia Washington Examiner
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

No one better illustrates the need for immigration reform in 2014 than Felicity, a young British engineer who wants to work in California. A graduate with a master's degree in product design engineering from a top UK university, Felicity (not her real name) is working as a paid intern on a temporary visa in San Jose. She has job offers from two high-tech firms in Silicon Valley, and has chosen the one that is most likely to get her an H-1B visa. That visa would allow her to stay and eventually apply for permanent residency. Each year the Center for Immigration Services accepts applications for 85,000 H-1B visas. That is not enough. Visa applications can be filed on April 1 of each year. In 2013, the cap was reached during the first week in April. During the early 2000s, Congress temporarily raised the quota to 195,000, a number that did not exceed demand, but the quota reverted to 65,000 in 2004.

In the News

Richard Fisher on Too Big to Fail and the Fed

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, December 30, 2013

Richard Fisher, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the problems with

In the News

Ten New Year's Resolutions For You, Mr. President

with Richard A. Epstein, David R. Hendersonvia Forbes.com
Monday, December 30, 2013

  Dear President Obama, Face it -- 2013 was terrible for you. If it were a baseball game, you’re like the starter who is getting shelled, alternating between wild pitches and ones that get belted out of the park – and yet you keep throwing the same old stuff. That won’t work. I [...]

In the News

Army’s ‘Pacific Pathways’ Initiative Sets Up Turf Battle With Marines

with Kori Schakevia Washington Post
Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Army’s ambitious campaign to transform itself, and forestall personnel cuts, is causing a turf war.

In the News

Spot on: John H. Cochrane on How America Should Have, and Still Could, Reform Health Care

with John H. Cochrane via Canada Free Press
Thursday, December 26, 2013

Spot on: John H. Cochrane on how America should have, and still could, reform health care, competition, deregulation, portable