Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Facts and Factions

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - Facts and Factions

US Economy
Analysis and Commentary

Politics-Proof Economies?

by Michael Spence, David Bradyvia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Governments’ inability to act decisively to address their economies’ growth, employment, and distributional challenges has emerged as a major source of concern almost everywhere. In the United States, in particular, political polarization, congressional gridlock, and irresponsible grandstanding have garnered much attention, with many worried about the economic consequences.

Analysis and Commentary

A Tiger of a Book

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - A Tiger of a Book

Analysis and Commentary

A New Obama Doctrine?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

With his presidency in a tailspin, Carter radically changed course. Will Obama do the same?

Analysis and Commentary

China's Threat to American Farm Exports

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

In November, China suddenly announced that it would block corn shipments from the U.S. that contain Viptera, a genetically engineered trait that offers superior insect-resistance and the reduction of potentially harmful mycotoxins.

Analysis and Commentary

Uncommon Knowledge With Senator Mike Lee

with Peter M. Robinson, Mike Leevia Wall Street Journal Live
Monday, March 17, 2014

In this interview with Peter Robinson, Utah Senator Mike Lee says he doesn't believe Ronald Reagan should be forgotten, but that Conservatives need to look to the future for new, innovative policy prescriptions. Uncommon Knowledge is produced by the Hoover Institution.

Analysis and Commentary

House of Debt

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Monday, March 17, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

The Precedential Value of the Kosovo Non-Precedent Precedent for Crimea

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, March 17, 2014

When the Obama administration invoked the 1999 Kosovo intervention as a precedent in the run-up to the planned Syria invasion, I wrote a post that argued that Kosovo was not a precedent for lawful international action.  The Kosovo intervention violated the

Interviews
Interviews

Ambassador Michael McFaul on NBC Nightly News (1:50)

with Michael McFaulvia NBC Nightly News
Monday, March 17, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin remains defiant, ignoring economic sanctions from the U.S. and Europe. - NBC News

Interviews

Ed Lazear on the Kudlow Report

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Kudlow Report (CNBC)
Monday, March 17, 2014

Ed Lazear, Stanford University's Graduate School of Business professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, digs into February's' employment number. Lazear says the total number of hours worked fallen since December.

Interviews

Caroline Hoxby on Tell Me More

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia NPR
Monday, March 17, 2014

How did college get so expensive, and do families have the information they need to manage costs? Stanford University economist Caroline Hoxby and former college dean Marcia Cantarella discuss.

In the News
In the News

Under Pressure: Obama Weighs Options on Next Move with Russia

with Michael McFaulvia NBC
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The White House may have frozen the assets of nearly a dozen allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin, but in the fight for Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, so...

In the News

Private Altschool Receives $33 Million in VC Funding to Build More Tech-Based Learning

with Terry M. Moevia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

San Francisco-based Altschool plans to expand to expand to Palo Alto and the East Bay by fall.

In the News

Obama Derided on Crimea Crisis

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Boston Herald
Monday, March 17, 2014

President Obama’s move to punish Russia’s Crimean land grab by seizing the U.S.

In the News

California Asian-Americans Show Strength in Bocking Affirmative Action Revival

with Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Monday, March 17, 2014

Measure would have put a reversal of California's affirmative action ban on the ballot. After an intense backlash, the bill, SCA-5 by state Sen. Ed Hernandez, is on hold, and not likely to come back.