Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The eurozone crisis: a terrifying race to become a diminished world power

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

To see off the bond markets, the eurozone has to create a credible sovereign – but that may divide the larger EU...

Analysis and Commentary

Illegal Immigration Is Immoral

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Among its victims: the American underclass, the law, and legal immigrants...

Analysis and Commentary

The Cycle Continues in California

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

If it is true, as often reported, that 2,000–3,000 residents are leaving California per week, and that many of them are top earners, will the additional taxes entice them back, or do we simply wish them, and many of the jobs they create, good riddance...?

Analysis and Commentary

Don’t Blame D.C.’s Woes on School Choice

by Michael J. Petrillivia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Rebuilding strong neighborhood schools is certainly part of the solution to the problem...But replicating high-performing charter schools, and expanding the city’s private-school-scholarship program, could help too...

Analysis and Commentary

F.A. Hayek, economist

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Was Hayek an important macroeconomist? I would argue that the macroeconomic skepticism of the later Hayek is more valuable than the macroeconomic theorizing of the early Hayek...

Analysis and Commentary

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Shtick

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

If there’s a Teddy Roosevelt in 2012 America, it would be...not Barack Obama...April 1912 is the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s voyage. Is there a better occasion for this President to talk about his handling of the economy...?

Analysis and Commentary

A Blogger Could Start Russia's Arab Spring

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The new face of the Russian opposition is a young whistle-blowing, shareholder activist, muckraking blogger by the name of Alexei Navalny...

Interviews
Interviews

How Payroll Tax Cut Affects Social Security's Future

with Charles Blahousvia Morning Edition (NPR)
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Charles Blahous, whom Obama appointed last year to be one of the six trustees of Social Security and Medicare, thinks it's a far greater danger than most people anticipate...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Guests: Richard Mourdock, Indiana Treasurer of State; Adam Nossiter, NYT; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson and David Henderson on the John Batchelor Show

with Victor Davis Hanson, David R. Hendersonvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Guests: Satyajit Das, author; David Drucker, Roll Call; David Henderson, Hoover; Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

'Exceptional' America

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Is the United States simply one nation among many—or is it the leader of the world...?

In the News

Did FDR Provoke Pearl Harbor?

with George H. Nashvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 6, 2011