With the slow economy and a slew of corporate scandals making headlines, the Democrats should have swept last fall’s midterm elections. What happened? An analysis by Hoover fellows David W. Brady and Morris P. Fiorina.
Has the National Academy of Sciences—long seen as a reliable, independent, and incorruptible source of advice on scientific, technological, and medical issues—been providing the federal government with flawed and politically motivated advice? By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.
Brazil has suffered economic and political stagnation for a quarter of a century. Will the nation’s charismatic new president be able to make a difference? By Hoover fellows Stephen Haber, Herbert S. Klein, and Hoover senior associate director Richard Sousa.SIDEBAR: Live from Rio