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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Slow-Growth America Can't Lead the World

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

After World War II, the U.S. promoted international economic growth through reliance on the market and the incentives it provides. Times have changed...

Analysis and Commentary

Payday Loans

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

California is a great place for studying the thinking — or lack of thinking — on the political left...

Analysis and Commentary

A is for Accountability*; What’s at stake in the ESEA debate**

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Liberal reformers and prominent editorial pages are raging mad about the Harkin-Enzi bill’s supposedly weak approach to accountability in its ESEA update...

Analysis and Commentary

Americans and the Flat Tax

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, October 31, 2011

A couple of my Hoover colleagues and I are in the process of surveying Americans about their opinions on a flat rate income tax...

Analysis and Commentary

More Advice for Obama from a Soviet Planner

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Monday, October 31, 2011

I see great opportunities for Gosplan planners like myself in the administration of President Obama...

Analysis and Commentary

Plan B or not to B

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Monday, October 31, 2011

Plan B was launched over the weekend to much fanfare...

Analysis and Commentary

Krugman, Keynes, and war

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, October 31, 2011

Krugman writes: First things first: Military spending does create jobs when the economy is depressed...

Analysis and Commentary

Nick Gillespie's Interview with Ken Burns on Prohibition

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, October 31, 2011

Reason TV has up two parts of an interview that Nick Gillespie did recently with interviewee Ken Burns...

Interviews
Interviews

Charles Blahous on John Batchelor

with Charles Blahousvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, October 28, 2011

GUESTS: Chuck Blahous, Hoover; Michael de la Merced, NYT; Jim Copland, Manhattan Institute; Jere Longman, NYT...

In the News
In the News

The Shortsighted Keynesians

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Another stimulus will not create jobs, but reforming our capital and labor markets will...

In the News

Saudi Succession and Stability

by Joshua Teitelbaumvia Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

The smooth succession of royals is crucial to the stability of the Saudi oil state...

In the News

Hoover’s untold treasures

with Richard Sousavia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

I stood there, mystified at what lay before me. Stacks upon stacks, boxes upon boxes of archives lay underneath the ground of the Hoover Institution Archives, just waiting to be read...

In the News

Present at the Re-creation

with Condoleezza Ricevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

When Texas Gov. George W. Bush decided to run for president in 1999, he enlisted as his top foreign-policy adviser a former National Security Council staffer who was close to his father. Condoleezza Rice was serving as provost at Stanford University and ready for a change.

In the News

Political Culture with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
In the News

Rice reflects on Bush tenure, Gadhafi in new memoir

with Condoleezza Ricevia USA Today
Monday, October 31, 2011