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In the News

Political Gratitude on Thanksgiving

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Thursday, November 22, 2007

The cooking has begun, the relatives are pouring into town and the weekend holiday shopping strategy has been mapped out...

In the News

Does Death Penalty Save Lives? A New Debate

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Times
Sunday, November 18, 2007

For the first time in a generation, the question of whether the death penalty deters murders has captured the attention of scholars in law and economics, setting off an intense new debate about one of the central justifications for capital punishment...

In the News

$10 million to launch strategic initiative

with William J. Perry, John B. Taylor, Sidney D. Drell, Morris P. Fiorina, John Raisian, George P. Shultzvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, November 7, 2007

The Annenberg Foundation has granted the Hoover Institution $10 million to establish the "Annenberg Strategic Initiative," an endowed fund that will support entrepreneurial public policy development in the areas of economics, national security and foreign policy by scholars at Hoover and Stanford...

In the News

Sowell on 'giving back'

by Russell Roberts with Thomas Sowellvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, November 6, 2007

I really dislike the phrase "giving back..."

In the News

$10 Million Grant from Annenberg Foundation will Establish The `Annenberg Strategic Initiative' Endowment for Hoover Institution, Stanford University

with Sidney D. Drell, John B. Taylor, Morris P. Fiorina, William J. Perry, George P. Shultz, John Raisianvia Business Wire
Monday, November 5, 2007

The Annenberg Foundation has granted the Hoover Institution at Stanford University $10 million to establish an endowment fund entitled the “Annenberg Strategic Initiative..."

Analysis and Commentary

No such thing as living risk-free

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, November 5, 2007

Skiers sometimes die, as do mountain climbers and motorcyclists and bicyclists, because what they do routinely is dangerous, risky...

In the News

Time for Thomas Sowell

with Thomas Sowellvia Power Line
Monday, November 5, 2007

Today President Bush awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to eight men and women of varying merits, Cuban dissident Oscar Biscet most notably among them...

In the News

Hyde, economist Becker among Freedom medalists

with Gary S. Beckervia Chicago Tribune
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Retired Rep. Henry Hyde of Illinois and Nobel-winning University of Chicago economist Gary Becker are among the recipients of this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award...

Harvey Mansfield: Anger and Self-Importance.

with Harvey C. Mansfieldvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 29, 2007

Harvey Mansfield: Anger and Self-Importance. (38:08)

In the News

Fire crisis plays to the governor's strengths

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Crisscrossing the region on foot and by air to handle the most overwhelming challenge of his administration, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this week has been the optimistic and omnipresent face of the wildfire response: consoler to the evacuees, debriefer to the media, cheerleader to the firefighters and personal liaison to the federal government...


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