George Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the economy, Social Security, debt, taxes, politics, economic growth, and the rise of Asia with Fareed Zakaria on CNN’s GPS. The Shultz interview begins approximately four minutes into the show.
Bertrand M. Patenaude, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and lecturer in history and international relations at Stanford University, discusses his book Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary, which recounts the life of Red Army chief Leon Trotsky. Patenaude examines Trotsky's political career from his ascendancy as a young Marxist to Bolshevik leader to his feud with Joseph Stalin.
Edward Lazear, the Morris Arnold Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the outlook for the U.S. economy, government spending, tax policy, and the Federal Reserve's second round of asset purchases with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene.
Charles Blahous, a Hoover research fellow who currently serves as one of the two public trustees for the Social Security and Medicare Programs, discusses President Obama’s bipartisan debt commission’s suggested cuts in Social Security.
Thomas Sowell, the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, discusses the growth of government, federal salaries, monetary policy, and the economy with CNBC’s Larry Kudlow.
John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses the Fed's decision to pump more liquidity into the economy on Bloomberg TV. Taylor notes that lower taxes and a rules-based Fed policy would be more practical for the economy.
Hoover senior fellow and member of the Koret Task Force on K–12 EducationPaul Peterson discusses a recent study, which looks at how high-achieving math students in the United States trail those from other countries and what could be done to boost the percentage of high performers in the U.S.