Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian Podcast: Unions and High Culture

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, October 17, 2013

Listen to Unions and High Culture by Hoover Institution: Richard Epstein discusses what labor disruptions in New York and Minnesota tell us about union influence on cultural institutions. | Explore the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music & audio.

Analysis and Commentary

Barack Obama and the Bad Ideas of Progressivism

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Thursday, October 17, 2013

What lies behind a president's serial gross incompetence.

Analysis and Commentary

How to Build a Better Flu Vaccine

by Henry I. Millervia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time.

Federal Reserve
Analysis and Commentary

The Conduct of Monetary Policy

by Kevin Warshvia Analysis
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Warsh discusses the limits on the Federal Reserve's ability to regulate monetary policy. Topics include the credibility of the Federal Reserve, the importance of situational awareness for a central bank, communication policy as a tool for central banks, and the dual mandate (price stability and maximum sustainable employment) for central banks.

Analysis and Commentary

We Need a Realistic Path to Government Reform

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

There is much to criticize in the tactics adopted by Texas Sen.

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Has Failed to Follow His Own Example

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Garrison Radio

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Interviews

On the Contrary: Richard Epstein

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Boise Weekly (Idaho)
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

"My students tell me, 'You're a freak of nature. Don't expect us to be like you.' When I teach, I never use notes; I just keep going, keep pushing."

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on Reality Check with Sam Brock (1:01)

with Lanhee J. Chenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
In the News
In the News

Jeff Long to Chair Committee

with Condoleezza Ricevia ESPN
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The 13-member College Football Playoff selection committee was officially introduced Wednesday.

In the News

Washington’s Woes Worry Senior War-Fighters About America’s Might

with General Jim Mattisvia Military Times
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
In the News

Rice Defends Spot on Playoff Selection Committee

with Condoleezza Ricevia Stanford Daily
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, a Stanford Graduate School of Business professor and sen...

In the News

Washington (George) Got It Right

with Morris P. Fiorinavia CNN.com
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Robert Alexander says Washington warned of the "continual mischiefs of the spirit of party" -- a phenomenon being played out by the tea party Republicans today.

In the News

San Jose Mayor Files Public Pension Initiative

with Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

In a move that portends a labor firestorm, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and four other city leaders filed papers on Tuesday aiming to put a public pension measure on the November 2014 statewide ballot.