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Peter Berkowitz

Berkowitz discusses the US-Israel relationship on the John Batchelor Show

by Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, weighs in on President Obama’s recent visit to Israel.

Russell D. Roberts

Burgin on Hayek, Friedman, and the Great Persuasion

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, March 18, 2013

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University and the author of the Great Persuasion, the idea in his book—the return of free market economics in the aftermath of the Great Depression.

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast

The Voting Rights Act

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, March 14, 2013

Richard Epstein the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, considers the Supreme Court challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, its implications for civil rights, and the controversial statement made by Justice Scalia during oral arguments.

Russell D. Roberts

Searls on the intention economy

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, March 11, 2013

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Doc Searls, author of The Intention Economy and head of Project VRM at Harvard University's Berkman Center, how the relationship between buyers and sellers might evolve as the Internet continues to grow.

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast

Responding to Natural Disasters

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, March 7, 2013

Richard Epstein the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, looks at the proper role of government in responding to natural disasters, including a consideration of state-subsidized insurance and price gouging during times of crisis.

Russell D. Roberts

Leigh Steinberg on sports, agents, and athletes

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, March 4, 2013

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Leigh Steinberg, a legendary sports agent, his career, the challenges of building a clientele, how sports agents spend their time, strategies for building a brand as an athlete, and safety issues currently affecting the National Football League.

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast

Regulating Labor Markets

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Richard Epstein the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, considers proposals for increasing the minimum wage, requiring paid sick leave and maternity leave for employees, and toughening anti-discrimination laws.

Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow

Hanson discusses politics on Blog Talk Radio

via Blog Talk Radio
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, weighs in on the Obama administration and their leftist policies. Hanson also discusses the current economic conditions and cultural shifts.

Russell D. Roberts

Varoufakis on Valve, spontaneous order, and the European crisis

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Yanis Varoufakis of the University of Athens, the University of Texas, and the economist-in-residence at Valve Software, the unusual structure of the workplace at Valve. A software company that creates online video games, Valve has no hierarchy and no bosses.

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Davenport: Some electoral reforms are better than others

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Monday, February 25, 2013

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes, on Townhall.com, that two very different reforms would change the electoral votes for president. Republicans are encouraging battleground states to switch from winner take all to assigning votes by congressional district. Democrats are leading an effort to pass a national popular vote bill that would eliminate the electoral vote.

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