Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Moral Melodrama on Markets

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Let’s face it...

Analysis and Commentary

The Right Path With N. Korea

by William J. Perryvia Washington Post
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

The Bush administration's North Korea strategy is being criticized from the right and the left for letting Pyongyang off the hook...

Analysis and Commentary

Sentimental reflections on America and liberty

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, May 12, 2008

My job in writing columns, as I see it, is to attempt to work out how the original American experiment could be extended and improved upon and made to serve the purpose of addressing various emerging political-economic problems...

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Industrial Complex

by Paul E. Peterson with Eric Hanushek, Education Nextvia New York Sun
Friday, May 9, 2008

The latest international test results in math and science show America trailing the average international score...

In the News
In the News

30 Years Ago in Reason

with Alvin Rabushkavia Reason
Sunday, June 1, 2008

June 1978...

In the News

THE MORNING BRIEF

with George P. Shultzvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Defense Secretary Robert Gates yesterday suggested that in the years ahead, U.S. generals really should be trying to fight the last war, because Iraq represents both the future and the present for armed conflict...

In the News

Study forecasts hike in online education

with Hoover Institutionvia United Press International
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

A conservative think tank in California is predicting that U.S. high schools will be delivering half of their courses online by the year 2019...

In the News

Free the Market For Political Donors

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

In reference to your editorial "The Reformers Who Ruined Politics" (May 6): As with so many public policy issues the best person to ask for a solution is Milton Friedman...

In the News

Exam system ‘fails to prepare students for university studies’

with Niall Fergusonvia Times (UK)
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

England’s education system has become “fatally distorted” by an unhealthy fixation with anachronistic exams that ill prepare students for university, a leading academic has claimed...

In the News

'Quick fix culture is dumbing down education'

with Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph (UK)
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

School tests have been "dumbed down" to ensure that pupils get the right answer quickly rather than working through ideas, said Jonathan Milton, the headmaster of Westminster Abbey Choir School, in London...

In the News

Congressional Problem Creation

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Most of the great problems we face are caused by politicians creating solutions to problems they created in the first place...

In the News

Education in English schools is 'fatally distorted' says Niall Ferguson

with Niall Fergusonvia Times (UK)
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

The English education system has become “fatally distorted” by an unhealthy fixation with an anachronistic examinations system that ill prepares students for university, a leading academic has warned...

In the News

Peter Robinson

with Peter M. Robinsonvia townhall.com
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Hugh concludes day one of Hoover week from Stanford University with his co-host of the day, Peter Robinson...

In the News

Whitman Working It for McCain

with George P. Shultz, John F. Coganvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Former ebay CEO Meg Whitman is taking her next step in high profile political circles, hosting GOP presidential candidate John McCain at her Atherton home next week during the Arizona Senator's three day fundraising and campaign visit to the Golden State...

In the News

A Lunch To Remember and CaringForChina.org

with Thomas Sowell, Peter M. Robinson, Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institutionvia townhall.com
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

First, please consider a donation to CaringForChina.org...

In the News

Scientists Honor Top Science Op-Ed Writer: Henry I. Miller

with Henry I. Millervia American Council on Science and Health
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The American Council on Science and Health today presents the first Henry I. Miller Award for Excellence in Public Health Education to Dr. Henry Miller, research fellow at the Hoover Institution...

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ACSH Presents the First Henry I. Miller Award

with Henry I. Millervia American Council on Science and Health
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The first Henry I. Miller Award for Excellence in Public Health Education was presented to Dr. Henry Miller Wednesday, May 7, 2008...