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Analysis and Commentary

Last Night’s Implications for Education Reform

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

With a few exceptions, most of the races decided yesterday didn’t hinge on education reform. But the outcome will have big implications for education policy nonetheless

Analysis and Commentary

How Washington Whittles Away Property Rights

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Property rights and the rule of law are essential foundations for a vibrant economy. When they are threatened, or uncertain, the result is inefficiency, rent-seeking, a larger underground economy and capital flight.

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The Left's Hollow Complaints About Hobby Lobby

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, July 12, 2014

Progressives are fond of saying that they stand for empathy and compromise, and are quick to blame conservatives for polarizing our politics. Their feverish reaction last week to the Supreme Court’s thoughtful 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. shows that progressives could use more of the virtues they claim as their own.

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Lanhee Chen on Market Makers

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg Television
Friday, June 13, 2014

Bloomberg View columnist Lanhee Chen discusses the status of immigration reform following the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and how it plays into midterm elections and the 2016 presidential campaign. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.”

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Teles on kludgeocracy

by Russell Roberts
Monday, April 14, 2014

Steven Teles of Johns Hopkins University talks with EconTalk host Russell Roberts about kludgeocracy, a term Teles coined in a National Affairs article to describe what he sees as the complex and unproductive state of political governance in the United States, particularly at the federal level. Topics include size versus complexity of government, how federalism leads to kludgeocracy, education policy, and the Affordable Care Act.

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Davenport on the John Batchelor Show: “Hoover was alarmed by the excesses of Roosevelt and the New Deal”

by David Davenportvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 14, 2014

Hoover research fellow David Davenport discusses his book The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry on the John Batchelor Show. Topics include Rousseau and the French Revolution, the 1932 US presidential election, and Herbert Hoover’s ideals.

Its Own Worst Enemy

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Congress failed to prevent ObamaCare from taking effect. But it’s not too late for damage control.

Less Talk, More Wisdom

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The last round of GOP primary debates was less enlightening than exhausting. Let’s make the next round better—by making it shorter.

A President for All Seasons

by Henry R. Nauvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

There was nothing fleeting about the legacy of Ronald Reagan, and conservatives—of all people—must never forget that.

Renewing the American Constitutional Tradition

Read Renewing the American Constitutional Tradition, a new collection from the Hoover Institution Press

Monday, November 4, 2013

The Hoover Institution has recently released a new volume edited by Hoover’s Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow Peter Berkowitz entitled Renewing the American Constitutional Tradition.

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