Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Triumph of the Therapeutic Mind

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Whether it’s budget deficits, teachers’ pay, or delta smelts, the therapeutic mind refuses to count the cost...

Analysis and Commentary

Declining Enrolment in the Humanities

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Humanities scholars at leading universities decry declining enrolment in the humanities. To address this concern, Stanford’s Faculty Senate heard a panel discussion of six humanities professors on March 3, 2011, on the difficulties facing 11 humanities departments...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is Obama Arming the World?

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Jeff Abramson, deputy director of the Arms Control Association, recently told Fortune Magazine: “There’s an Obama arms bazaar going on.” And it’s no exaggeration...

Analysis and Commentary

Peter King on the Executive Order

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Rep. Peter King, Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, has been taking a beating for his planned hearing on radicalization in the Muslim-American community–and that is probably not unjust. Don’t miss, however, the statement he issued yesterday...

Interviews
Interviews

Class Size and Student Achievement

with Eric Hanushekvia Diane Rehm Show (NPR)
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

In Wisconsin and many other cash strapped states across the country, teacher lay-offs are expected and class sizes are likely to grow … but not everyone thinks this is necessarily a bad idea. Join us to discuss what’s lost and what isn’t as class sizes expand in the K through 12 years...

In the News
In the News

In Iran, Critic Leaves Key Post

with Abbas Milanivia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
In the News

Mr. Weber Goes to Chicago

with Gary S. Beckervia Real Time Economics (Wall Street Journal)
Tuesday, March 8, 2011