Scott W. Atlas, MD, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, in discussing his book In Excellent Health, takes a critical look at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) and alternatives such the single-payer system in place in other advanced countries.
Niall Ferguson, a Hoover senior fellow, the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, and a noted author, discusses the debt, the US economy, and various economic theories, noting that you can’t borrow trillions of dollars a year for the rest of time.
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, weighs in on the effects of the current monetary policy and enormous US debt. Taylor notes that the United States needs to reduce spending slowly and gradually get the budget in balance.
Condoleezza Rice, the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution and a professor of political science at Stanford University, discusses the importance of international aid and the significance of global development work.
Hoover senior fellows Eric Hanushek and Paul Peterson discuss a new, pathbreaking study of college attendance of disadvantaged students who had received educational vouchers. African Americans are more likely to attend college after having received vouchers to attend private schools..
Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses his book The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost—from Ancient Greece to Iraq.
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 US economy and Federal Reserve monetary policy. He then shares his insights on the slow growth of the economy and on how the Fed might unwind the asset purchases. (6:27)