Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Dr. Daschle's Dubious Cure

by Henry I. Millervia Weekly Standard
Monday, December 15, 2008

By choosing a seasoned Washington operator like former Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle as secretary of health and human services, President-elect Barack Obama has made his health care priorities clear...

Analysis and Commentary

Hayek, Not Gerstner

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, December 9, 2008

A three-count indictment of educational reform...

Analysis and Commentary

Soul Survivors

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 9, 2008

The meaning of Mumbai...

In the News
In the News

Education Blogs Provide Platform for New Voices in National Education Debate

with Education Next, Michael J. Petrillivia Business Wire
Tuesday, December 9, 2008

The Internet is evening out the playing field for education commentators and analysts by making the traditional trappings of power and influence obsolete, writes Michael J. Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute in his new analysis of education web logs (blogs) published in Education Next...

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With “disrupters,” George Miller brings search into final stretch

with Diane Ravitchvia Gotham Schools
Monday, December 8, 2008

As the Education Secretary fight nears an end, everyone is trying to figure out how to describe the two sides of the battle for Barack Obama’s affection...

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Putting Job Losses in Perspective

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, December 8, 2008

The U.S. economy lost 1.9 million jobs in the first 11 months of 2008, with December losses expected to push the total above 2 million...

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10 clues: A new bubble is blowing

with Niall Fergusonvia MarketWatch
Monday, December 8, 2008

No bottom yet?...

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Rhee-style reformer unlikely for Secretary of Education

with Terry M. Moe, Michael J. Petrillivia Examiner (DC)
Monday, December 8, 2008

Nothing would thrill education reformers more than if Barack Obama appointed someone like D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee to lead the Department of Education, but the hopeful are reluctant to believe it could actually happen...

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Up Close, Rhee's Image Less Clear

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Post
Monday, December 8, 2008

The Atlantic Monthly, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times have chronicled her battles with the Washington Teachers' Union...

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Shinseki reportedly tapped for VA post

with John Abizaidvia United Press International
Saturday, December 6, 2008

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has picked retired Army Gen. Eric Shinseki to head up the Veterans Affairs Department, The Washington Post (NYSE:WPO) reported Saturday...

In the News

US author praises Vietnam’s culture and economy

with William Ratliffvia Vietnam News Agency
Thursday, November 20, 2008

A book about Vietnam’s transformation to a modern world , written by one of the leading experts on the economics of Southeast Asian countries was published in the US on November 13...