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Analysis and Commentary
Lukman Faily, Ambassador of The Republic of Iraq to the United States, visited the Hoover Institution.
Analysis and Commentary

Iraqi Ambassador visits Stanford for Hoover Institution conference on Saddam-era documents

featuring Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

His Excellency Lukman Faily, Ambassador of The Republic of Iraq to the United States, visited Stanford on Monday in advance of attending a conference at the Hoover Institution related to the modern history of Iraq.

Analysis and Commentary

The Grim Prospect Of Life Without Antibiotics

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

It was not until the years just after World War II when streptomycin, the first truly broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, came onto the market, and penicillin began to be widely available that the Golden Age of antibiotic therapy really began.  Before that, even seemingly trivial infections of the skin, lungs or other organs could lead to sepsis and death.  We may now be on the verge of returning to a pre-antibiotic era, a prospect that public health experts find terrifying.

Barack Obama
Analysis and Commentary

As Russia Tramples Red Lines, Obama Clings To Fig Leaf

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Since Russia’s invasion and annexation of Crimea, the United States and the European Union have used Putin’s fables to put off tough sanctions. Although Putin disrupted the May 25 Ukraine elections, does not intend to recognize its results, and is behind the invasion by Russian “volunteers,” the US and EU continue to hide behind the fig leaf of plausible deniability and lack of conclusive evidence, while Russian propaganda blames them for the Ukrainian tragedy.

Interviews
California Capitol
Interviews

Lanhee Chen on In The Loop with Betty Liu

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg Television
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Hoover research fellow discusses the California primary on In The Loop.

Economics Concept with a bar graph
Interviews

John Taylor on the John Batchelor Show

interview with John B. Taylorvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hoover senior fellow John Taylor discusses central banking on the John Batchelor Show.

Blue map of California
Interviews

Carson Bruno on the John Batchelor Show (29:11)

interview with Carson Brunovia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hoover research fellow Carson Bruno discusses California politics on the John Batchelor Show.

Tangled Stethoscope
Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show (19:38)

interview with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hoover fellow Henry Miller discusses the FDA on the John Batchelor Show.

Do Chimps Have Human Rights?
Interviews

James Huffman on the John Batchelor Show (30:30)

interview with James Huffmanvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hoover visiting fellow James Huffman discusses non-human rights on the John Batchelor Show.

In the News
Graduation
In the News

Tracking Students By Ability Produces Results

mentioning Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Times
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

New York City’s gifted and talented programs have received a lot of negative attention lately because of past testing procedural errors and Carmen Fariña’s recent comments downplaying the importance of Gifted and Talented programs. 

Broken Piggy Bank
In the News

Why banking crises happen in America but not in Canada

featuring Stephen Habervia Financial Times
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Tim Geithner’s memoir, published last month, tells us of his life as a firefighter: constantly on call to extinguish a fresh blaze. His baptism of fire, as it were, was in the Mexican financial crisis of 1994: he gained more firefighting experience when called out to Thailand – followed in short order by South Korea then Russia. 

California Politics
In the News

Will Jerry Brown fly solo or lift Democrats up?

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

With $20 million in the bank and a solid lead in the polls, the big question for Gov. Jerry Brown is whether he runs a re-election campaign in the fall centered on "me" - or "we."