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Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentary

Area 45: Debra Saunders On White House Press Briefings

interview with Debra Saundersvia Area 45
Friday, October 4, 2019

The “new normal” in Trump-media relations.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Raising Student Achievement With Local Money

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, September 30, 2019

Carlos X. Lastra-Anadón, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University and an Assistant Professor at IE University in Madrid, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss their co-authored paper, “Who Benefits from Local Financing of Public Services? A Causal Analysis.”

Analysis and Commentary

Sabine Hossenfelder On Physics, Reality, And Lost In Math

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, September 30, 2019

Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder talks about her book Lost in Math with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Hossenfelder argues that the latest theories in physics have failed to find empirical confirmation. Particles that were predicted to be discovered by the mathematics have failed to show up. Whether or not there is a multiverse has no observable consequences. Hossenfelder argues that physicists have become overly enamored with the elegance and aesthetics of their theories and that using beauty to evaluate a model is unscientific. The conversation includes a discussion of similar challenges in economics.


Bill Whalen: Elizabeth Warren As The Howard Dean Of 2019?

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Warren’s Challenge Now That She’s Ahead In Iowa: Staying Off The Dean’s List."


Michael Petrilli: The Meaning Of Success Academy’s Success

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli and David Griffith talk with Robert Pondiscio about his new book on Success Academy.

General James Mattis On His New Best-Seller, “Call Sign Chaos”

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Hugh Hewitt
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow James Mattis discusses his time in the military as well as his new book Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead.

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The Libertarian: Impeachment And Trump’s Ukrainian Transcript

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Do the allegations of President Trump pressuring Ukraine’s government provide legitimate grounds for impeachment?


Lanhee Chen: Nothing Burger Or Air Taco

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Armstrong and Getty
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

(28:26) Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen analyzes the political fallout, on both sides of the aisle, from the transcript of President Trump's phone call to the president of Ukraine.


City Talks: Jonathan Rodden On The Deep Roots Of The Urban-Rural Political Divide

interview with Jonathan Roddenvia Centre for Cities
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jonathan Rodden discusses his book Why Cities Lose: The Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide, as well as the origins of America’s urban-rural political divide and how economic geography shapes elections – both in the USA and beyond.

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The Lawfare Podcast: Jack Goldsmith And John Fabian Witt On 'To Save The Country'

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith talks with John Fabian Witt, professor of law at Yale Law School, about Witt’s new book, To Save the Country: A Lost Treatise on Martial Law, which features a previously undiscovered manuscript written by Francis Lieber, a legal adviser to Lincoln’s White House and key thinker in the development of American laws of war.