Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama and 'the left'

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Although Sen. Barack Obama has been allied with a succession of far left individuals over the years, that is only half the story...

Analysis and Commentary

Strident And Wrong

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

The endless debates on whether the government or the market is "the cause" of our current financial malaise has yet to reach its final resting point...

Analysis and Commentary

McCain Vs. Obama: Economics

by David R. Hendersonvia Forbes
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Predicting and analyzing the economic policies of either a President McCain or a President Obama is difficult for two reasons...

Analysis and Commentary

A 'Negative' Label For Drug Makers

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Monday, October 27, 2008

In a recent Wall Street Journal article about a drug company's alleged suppression of unfavorable findings in clinical trials, the reporter repeatedly used terms like "negative studies," "negative outcomes" and "negative results."...

In the News
In the News

SPEAKER ON CAMPUS: Diamond talks democracy

with Larry Diamondvia McGill Tribune (Canada)
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Stanford University professor Larry Diamond discussed the rise of, and challenges to, democratic countries around the world last Thursday in a lecture titled "The Spirit of Democracy: The Global Boom, Recession and Renewal."...

In the News

EconTalk in the classroom

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

f you are a teacher using EconTalk in the classroom, I would love to hear from you about how you use it and its effectiveness...

In the News

Thomas Sowell and a Conflict of Visions: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Sowell describes the constrained and unconstrained visions of the law, noting that the former applies to John McCain and the latter to Barrack Obama...

In the News

After the Election, What Will Happen to NCLB?

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

As this election nears a close, it is sad to note that very little has been said about education...

In the News

Natalie Pace's Proven Nest Egg Strategy Recession Proofs Portfolios

with Gary S. Beckervia Business Wire
Monday, October 27, 2008

While fear and panic have gripped Wall Street and Main Street alike the past few weeks, others have prospered...

In the News

Election 2008 | Newspapers Examine Effect of Economic Downturn on Prospects for Candidates' Health Proposals

with Scott W. Atlasvia Kaiser Network - Health 08 Blog
Monday, October 27, 2008

The current economic downturn and the recent enactment of a $700 billion bailout for Wall Street firms could have implications for the next president's health care proposal, as well as other plans, the Chicago Tribune reports...

In the News

Students encourage votes

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Collegian (CA)
Monday, October 27, 2008

The time has come once again to put on the bumper stickers and the gloves...

In the News

Munger on Middlemen

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, October 27, 2008

The lastest EconTalk is Mike Munger talking about middlemen...

In the News

This Week In Legal Times

with Hoover Institutionvia Legal Times
Monday, October 27, 2008

Brian Katkin reports that some real estate lawyers forecast a boom in business from the financial crisis...

In the News

Data tools outstrip laws, policies

with William J. Perryvia Federal Computer Week
Monday, October 27, 2008

Since the 2001 terrorist attacks, the government has enacted a range of information-based programs and policies designed to improve information sharing and help analysts identify patterns and connections...

In the News

Russians prefer the more "approachable"

with Michael McFaulvia Deutsche Presse-Agentur
Monday, October 27, 2008

John McCain's US presidential campaign begged at the enemy's door this week when a wayward letter reached the desk of Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin in New York asking for a donation...