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Teachers picket in La Habra last December
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Teacher Strikes Are Not Going To Help California’s Students

by Eric Hanushekvia Eureka
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

When teachers in Los Angeles and Oakland went on strike earlier this year, they got a considerable amount of public support. This support is not too surprising, because there is widespread belief that teachers are underpaid. Now that the strikes have been settled, how should we view these actions?

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A Carbon Tax Is Not A Slam Dunk

by David R. Henderson mentioning John H. Cochrane, George P. Shultzvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

On Pigou, Pinatubo, cow farts and geo-engineering

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Iranian Women Are Suffering From Soccer Gender Apartheid

with Abbas Milanivia The Hill
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Enlightened citizens, NGOs, international institutions and concerned governments have often sought ways to help the democratic aspirations of the Iranian people without interfering in the country’s domestic affairs.

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Milton Friedman On CEOs

featuring Milton Friedmanvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The late, great economist anticipated the Business Roundtable.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

More Money, But More Or Fewer Problems? The State Of The Golden State’s Public Schools

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

By this month’s end, an annual California migration will have occurred—a mass movement that, in sheer numbers, puts the swallows of San Juan Capistrano to shame.

Analysis and Commentary

When 'White' Became An Ideology - And Not A Human Reality

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

How "anti-racists" exploit “whiteness” to feather their own political nest.

 
 
Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings."

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings."

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his California On Your Mind article "California’s “Motor Voter” System: Unsafe At Any Speed."

Interviews

Uncertainty Is A Drag On The Economy, Hoover’s Lanhee Chen Says

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the slowdown in the economy and what can be done?

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Bill Evers On The Andy Caldwell Show

interview with Williamson M. Eversvia The Andy Caldwell Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Evers discusses his Wall Street Journal article "California Wants to Teach Your Kids That Capitalism Is Racist."

In the News
In the News

What Should Free Speech Mean In College?

featuring Michael McConnellvia Stanford Magazine
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Universities must cultivate a climate in which students feel comfortable taking intellectual risks. Four faculty members weigh in on why setting that culture is hard.

In the News

A Triumph Of The Human Spirit

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Roanoke Star.com
Monday, August 19, 2019

Today’s column is about a world famous person who you may have never heard of; her name is Ayaan Hirsi Ali who was born on November 13th, 1969 in Mogadishu, Somalia. Upon reading her story, her name may be engraved in your memory.

In the News

Courage Is The Cure For Political Correctness

quoting Michael McConnellvia National Review
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Resist the temptation to censor yourself and speak up for your views. No one said the fight against intolerance would be easy.

In the News

CRB: The Chosen And The Woke

quoting Peter Berkowitzvia Powerline
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

We continue our preview of the new (Summer) issue of the Claremont Review of Books hot off the press. It went into the mail on Monday and is accessible online to subscribers now. Buy an annual subscription including immediate online access here for the modest price of $19.95. If you love trustworthy essays on, and reviews of books about, politics, history, literature and culture, the CRB may be for you.

In the News

Tuesday Short Cuts

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Patriot Post
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Notables quotables from Tim Scott, Ilhan Omar, Deb Haaland, Stacey Abrams, and more.

In the News

Ed Next Poll: Support For Choice Increases, But Confusion Over Charters Remains

quoting Paul E. Petersonvia Education Dive
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

This year's results also show gaps between adults and their high school-age children when grading local schools.

In the News

Digital Authoritarianism Is Rising In The Middle East

quoting Larry Diamondvia Foreign Policy In Focus
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Emboldened by Donald Trump, U.S. allies are leading the charge toward greater authoritarianism in the region.

In the News

Is A Recession Coming To The World? What Do The Gloomy Predictions Mean For India?

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Times Now News
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The fear of a global recession seems to have reemerged after a decade with India’s economic growth rate falling for the third straight quarter.

In the News

Media Push ‘White Supremacy’ Calumny

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Providence Journal
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The bodies in El Paso and Dayton were still warm when pundits and politicians stepped over them in a rush to advance their current narrative: that Donald Trump has enabled the emergence of “white supremacy” according to which whites are uniquely hateful, responding to patriotic or nationalistic rhetoric by violently attacking nonwhites.

In the News

Mandatory Gun Insurance? San Jose Mayor Says It's Part Of The Solution

quoting Russell Robertsvia WBUR
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Less than a month after a mass shooting in California, San Jose is considering a proposal that would make it the first city in the U.S. to require gun owners to carry liability insurance.

In the News

Why Cities Lose: The Deep Roots Of The Urban-Rural Political Divide

mentioning Jonathan Roddenvia The Rotary Club of Palo Alto
Monday, September 16, 2019

Why Cities Lose: The Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide

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Analysis and Commentary

Charter Schools in Action

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Daily Report
Monday, April 10, 2000

Almost 1,700 charter schools now operate in the United States, enrolling 300,000 youngsters. In the District of Columbia and Trenton, 10 percent of all schoolchildren attend them. In Kansas City, it's 13 percent.

Analysis and Commentary

The Truth About Teacher Salaries and Student Achievement

by Eric Hanushekvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, April 3, 2000

The teacher is the key ingredient to quality schooling.

Analysis and Commentary

The Federal Land Grab

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, March 27, 2000

Most polls show Americans want conservation. But there is little evidence to suggest that the federal land agencies have provided this, and adding more land to the federal estate is definitely not the solution.

Analysis and Commentary

What Parents Choose When Given Choices

by Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, March 20, 2000

Choice-based reforms, such as vouchers and charter schools, depend on the idea that schools will have to satisfy parents to keep their customers.

Analysis and Commentary

Why Washington Doesn't Work

by David Bradyvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, March 13, 2000

Over the past twenty years American national government has been unified under the Democrats, fully divided both ways–Republican presidents, Democratic Congress and vice versa–and partially divided.

Analysis and Commentary

Global Perils in Perspective

by Robert Conquestvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, March 6, 2000

Revolution, in the extreme twentieth-century sense of the seizure of power by a fanatical ideological group, has largely faded.

Analysis and Commentary

Federal Education Programs Cause Harm to Students

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, February 28, 2000

The longer American students attend school, the further they fall behind the achievement of students in other economically advanced countries.

Analysis and Commentary

Changing the Conventional Wisdom on Foreign Policy

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, February 21, 2000

One difficult task a new administration in Washington faces is changing the conventional wisdom in our foreign affairs.

Analysis and Commentary

Culture of Euthanasia

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, February 14, 2000

Modern technology has created the possibility of dramatic extensions of life. Prolonging life, however, is costly because the technology can be quite expensive.

Analysis and Commentary

The Case for Sweatshops

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, February 7, 2000

Interviewed recently by a Miami Herald reporter, Ms. Lopez has a message for people in the United States and other wealthy countries who are nervous about buying goods from "sweatshops": "I wish more people would buy the clothes we make."

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