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Continuing to hijack marriage in court

via Townhall
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, tells Townhall that he finds it interesting when a bill passed overwhelmingly by both parties in Congress and signed by the president suddenly becomes unconstitutional fourteen years later when one federal judge declares it so.

John B. Taylor

Taylor on the State of the Economy

via EconTalk
Monday, July 19, 2010

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Hoover senior fellow John Taylor, the state of the economy. Taylor gives his views on both monetary and fiscal policy, including the stimulus package passed last year, and current Fed policy.

Niall Ferguson

Will the financial crisis spell America's decline?

via Minnesota Public Radio
Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Niall Ferguson, Mort Zuckerman and Tom Friedman discuss the impact of the financial crisis on America's future at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival.

Tunku Varadarajan is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution

Hoover fellow on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Hoover fellow Tunku Varadarajan discusses Republican Party chair Michael Steele and his relationship with the party.

Russell D. Roberts

Kling on the unseen world of banking, mortgages, and government

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 5, 2010

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Arnold Kling of EconLog, the weird world of banking: Why do mortgages look the way they do? What do banks contribute to economic activity? And so on.

Hoover research fellow Amy Zegart

Once a critic, Obama now embraces commissions

via NPR
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Amy Zegart, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, an associate professor at UCLA’s School of Public Affairs, and a fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, has analyzed every presidential commission spanning 20 years. "They're almost worthless in terms of policy impact, but they have tremendous political value, which is why presidents and members of Congress keep using them," Zegart says on NPR’s Morning Edition.

Jeffrey M. Jones

Long-term jobless benefits

via KQED
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Jeffrey Jones is an assistant director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution where he specializes in welfare reform and workforce investment policy. In an interview with Michael Krasny on KQED, Jones discusses the effects of long-term jobless benefits and whether Congress should extend the unemployment benefits.

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Financial reform: What does it mean?

via KQED
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Joseph Grundfest is a member of Hoover’s Working Group on Economic Policy, the W.A. Franke Professor of Law and Business at Stanford Law School, and a former SEC commissioner. In an interview with Michael Krasny on KQED, Grundfest shares his perspective on the financial reform legislation, including what it means for consumers and whether it will prevent another financial meltdown.

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Davenport: Kagan shows process trumps qualifications

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Monday, June 28, 2010

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses, on Townhall, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan’s qualifications for serving on the highest court in the United States.

Russell D. Roberts

Caplan on Hayek, Richter, and socialism

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Podcasts
Monday, June 28, 2010

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses with Bryan Caplan of George Mason University two books: Eugene Richter's Pictures of the Socialistic Future and F. A. Hayek's The Road to Serfdom. Both books warn against the dangers of socialism.

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