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Analysis and Commentary

Lanhee Chen: A Spending Problem

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

President Trump earned significant praise for his first State of the Union Address—and for good reason. It presented an affirmative vision for what unified Republican governance can accomplish. It also laid out policy priorities to keep the homeland secure and strengthen our economy.


Michael Petrilli: Are ELL's Doing Well?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Monday, February 12, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses English language learners. 

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Analysis and Commentary

Bryan Caplan On The Case Against Education

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, February 12, 2018

Bryan Caplan of George Mason University and the author of The Case Against Education talks about the book with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Caplan argues that very little learning takes place in formal education and that very little of the return to college comes from skills or knowledge that is acquired in the classroom.


Toomas Hendrik Ilves And Michael McFaul On World Class: The Baltics Are Back

interview with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Michael McFaulvia World Class
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellows Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Michael McFaul discuss why the Baltic states — Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — have emerged as geopolitical and economic leaders in Eastern Europe, the reasons for these states’ unlikely success, Estonian history, and the ongoing challenges posed by Russia.


Niall Ferguson On Innovation Hub

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Innovation Hub
Friday, February 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses what the Russian Revolution can teach us about the power of Twitter, and Ferguson walks us through the history of networks.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "A Comeuppance For Obama's Presidential Center."

Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson – FISA-Gate And The Left’s Counterfeit Elitism

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Ricochet
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the damaging disclosure about Obama keeping tabs on the FBI Hillary Clinton email investigation, State Department unmasking, why Hillary's and Obama's hubris may be their own downfall, and how this can very well be a Watergate or Iran-Contra type scandal.

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Shelby Steele On “How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country”

interview with Shelby Steelevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, February 8, 2018


Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Shelby Steele analyzes contemporary race relations in the United States.

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The Libertarian: The Nunes Memo And The Mueller Investigation

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Is the GOP's intelligence memo a bombshell, a dud, or something in between?


Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Fox News article "Physician: We need a universal flu vaccine -- No more excuses."