Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Stalin Equals Cromwell: How Putin Sees Russia's Past

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

The Fruit of Obama’s Abandonment of Iraq

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

As Iraq goes, so goes America's influence in the Middle East.

Analysis and Commentary

The Trouble With 'Scientific' Research Today: A Lot That's Published Is Junk

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

It is difficult to be optimistic about reversing current trends and making science more reliable.

Analysis and Commentary

Economics vs. Engineering

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Francis Spufford at Redplenty.com (a site devoted to his novel on Soviet planning) has a page of Soviet jokes. Here is one I found particularly interesting: Yuri Gagarin’s daughter answers the phone.  ‘No, mummy and daddy are out,’ she says. 

Analysis and Commentary

Why the U.S. Results on PISA Matter

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Immigration Reform
Analysis and Commentary

Why 2014 Will Be The Year of Immigration Reform

by Timothy Kanevia FoxNews.com
Friday, January 3, 2014

A curious case of generational timing can be observed in the fact that major changes to U.S. immigration policy occur once every two and half decades.

Interviews
Interviews

John Cochrane on the John Batchelor Show (19:44)

via John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Guests: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; & Cumulus Media radio.  Sudepp Reddy, WSJ. John Cochrane,
 Hoover, CATO & University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Lanhee J. Chen, Hoover.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on the John Batchelor Show (32:33)

with Lanhee J. Chenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Guests: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; & Cumulus Media radio.  Sudepp Reddy, WSJ. John Cochrane,
 Hoover, CATO & University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Lanhee J. Chen, Hoover.

Interviews

William Damon on Arizona Politics and Culture with Seth Leibsohn and Tom Brown

with William Damonvia KKNT (Phoenix Radio)
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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In the News
In the News

The War on Poverty at 50

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Experts reflect on what went right and what went wrong with LBJ’s initiative.

In the News

U.S. Puts Schools On The Hook For Police Actions

with Michael J. Petrillivia Huffington Post
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The Obama administration issued the first federal legal guidance on school discipline Wednesday, telling school administrators they must avoid discrimination when doling out punishments, and must reserve harsh punishments that pull kids out of class ...

In the News

'Cruddy’ Plans Are Actually the Health-Care Solution

with George P. Shultz, Scott W. Atlas, John F. Coganvia Washington Post
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The president has denigrated the essence of the most viable solution to Obamacare woes.

In the News

Bridging the Compassion Gap

with David Bradyvia New York Times
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
What’s going on with John Boehner, the speaker of the House?
In the News

Minimum Wage Is Hot Topic In California And Nation

with David R. Hendersonvia Central Coast News (CA)
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Two sides to a story that paint two very different futures for America's low-income people.