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Assessing The Nation’s Report Card: Challenges And Choices For NAEP

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Tuesday marked the formal debut of the book that’s consumed most of my work life over the past two years, the book I generally think of as a “biography of NAEP” or “the past, present and future of NAEP.” I’m sincerely grateful to the Harvard Education Press for publishing it, to Fordham’s Pedro Enamorado for helping in so many ways to get it done, and to the Smith Richardson Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York for helping make it happen.

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Charles Blahous: Medicare For All: Protecting Health, Saving Lives, Saving Money

with Charles Blahousvia U.S. Senate Budget Committee
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Blahous testifies before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee on “Medicare for All: Protecting Health, Saving Lives, Saving Money.”

Featured

Revamping California’s Government: My Two Cents . . . My Two Dollars

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Two pieces of Sacramento-posted mail showed up at my home late last week—each a reminder of the Golden State’s shortcomings.

Featured

Financial Regulation: From Bank Runs To Climate Change

by John H. Cochranevia PolicyEd
Thursday, May 12, 2022

John Cochrane studies the Federal Reserve’s ever-growing role and its effects on the financial system.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Imagine The Unimaginable

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

When revolutionaries undermine the system, earn the antipathy of the people, face looming disaster at the polls, it is then they prove most dangerous—as we’ll see over the next few months.

Analysis and Commentary

The Leaked Dobbs Opinion Would Be A Credit To The Supreme Court And To The Country

by John Yoovia National Review
Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Court appears to have taken the first step toward restraining itself and repairing both the legal and political defects of its privacy jurisprudence.

Co-author: Steven F. Hayward

Analysis and Commentary

Why Can’t The Fed Be As Good As The Bank Of Canada?

by Kenneth L. Juddvia Show Me the Math
Thursday, May 12, 2022

I am at John Taylor’s annual macroeconomic conference on monetary policy. The first panel included comments from Richard Clarida and Larry Summers. Time for questions ran out so I put mine here.

Analysis and Commentary

What The Marxist Tariq Ali Gets Wrong About Winston Churchill

by Andrew Robertsvia The Spectator
Saturday, May 14, 2022

In a biography riddled with factual errors, Ali portrays Churchill as cruel, incompetent and blinded by prejudice.

Analysis and Commentary

A Legal Approach To The Transfer Of Russian Assets To Rebuild Ukraine

by Philip Zelikowvia Lawfare
Thursday, May 12, 2022

In a recent Foreign Affairs essay co-authored with MIT economist Simon Johnson, I argued that it was essential for the G-7 and allied states to deploy a far-reaching strategy of Ukrainian reconstruction, tied to the ongoing process of EU accession for Ukraine, and funded in part by frozen Russian state and state-related assets.

Analysis and Commentary

Book Talk: States Of Liberation: Gay Men Between Dictatorship And Democracy In Cold War Germany

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution hosts Book Talk: States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 12 pm PDT.

Event
Analysis and Commentary

Hoover Institution Workshop On Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis (Part 12)

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution announces a new seminar series on Using Text as Data in Policy Analysis, co-organized by Steven J. Davis and Justin Grimmer. These seminars will feature applications of natural language processing, structured human readings, and machine learning methods to text as data to examine policy issues in economics, history, national security, political science, and other fields.

This twelfth session features a conversation with Tarek Hassan, Stephan Hollander, Laurence van Lent, and Tahoun Ahmed speaking on The Global Impact of Brexit Uncertainty on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT and the paper under discussion can be found here.

Event
Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: The Disastrous Effects Of Biden’s Economics

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH's Blade of Perseus
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses inflation and high prices in the Biden economy. Hanson also discuss the left’s increasing anti-Semitism and New York City’s Jewish Museum banning Florida Governor Ron DeSantis from a speaking engagement.

Interviews

Michael Bernstam On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Michael S. Bernstamvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Bernstam discusses the slow economic collapse and deep depression happening in Russia.
The Supreme Court
Interviews

John Yoo Explains The Supreme Court Leak

interview with John Yoovia Ricochet
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the legal implications of overturning Roe v. Wade, the reasoning behind the leak, and the options before the nation’s voters as they weigh the prospective ruling.

Interviews

John Yoo On The Supreme Court Protests

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the DOJ’s response to demonstrations outside of SCOTUS justices’ homes.
In the News
In the News

America’s Crisis Of Self-Doubt

mentioning Niall Ferguson, Ayaan Hirsi Alivia National Review
Thursday, May 12, 2022

We live in an age of increasing national self-doubt.

In the News

Can The West Stay United

quoting Michael McFaulvia The New York Times
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

[Subscription Required] The war’s economic toll is testing Western solidarity.

In the News

Scholars Warn EU Commission Not To Upend Delicate SEP Balance

quoting Alexander Galetovic, Stephen Habervia IP Watchdog
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

“Recent empirical evidence suggests that many of the alleged ills that have been associated with the overenforcement of intellectual property rights simply fail to materialize in industries that rely on standard-essential patents.” – ICLE scholars