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Abraham D. Sofaer

Sofaer discusses a Palestinian bid for UN membership on KQED’s Forum

via Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Monday, September 19, 2011

Abraham Sofaer, who served as legal adviser to the US Department of State from 1985 to 1990 and was appointed the first George P. Shultz Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses how the Palestinian bid for full UN membership might affect the stalled Middle East peace process and the domestic political landscape.

Russell D. Roberts

Garett Jones on the stimulus

via EconTalk
Monday, September 19, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Garett Jones of George Mason University, the workers who were hired with money from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: the stimulus package. The conversation includes a discussion of the labor market generally and why the stimulus spending may not have been effective.

Josef Joffe

Joffe discusses, on NPR, whether countries benefit from the Eurozone despite the debt crisis

via Morning Edition (NPR)
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Josef Joffe, the Marc and Anita Abramowitz Fellow in International Relations at the Hoover Institution and publisher/editor of the German weekly Die Zeit, notes that debt-ridden countries such as Greece “can't be on the dole forever.” Joffe discusses the cultural clashes of the Eurozone and the problems that stem from the Eurozone’s inception when a monetary union was created but not a fiscal union.

Keith Hennessey, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution

Hennessey discusses economic policy on the Morning Show

via Morning Show (WMOX)
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Keith Hennessey, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, discusses the federal budget process, the debt debate, and economic policy.

Russell D. Roberts

Roberts discusses, on Conversation, whether the government should do more to close the wealth gap

via Conversation (KUOW)
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of economics and the J. Fish and Lillian F. Smith Distinguished Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, discusses whether the government should reduce income inequality, encourage ingenuity, and get rid of unfair inequality.

Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow

Hanson discusses what we are missing on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses terrorism and legislation such as the Patriot Act, which is used to protect and defend the United States.

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Blahous discusses the future of Social Security in challenging times on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show

via Diane Rehm Show (NPR)
Monday, September 12, 2011

Charles Blahous, a Hoover research fellow who currently serves as one of the two public trustees for the Social Security and Medicare Programs, discusses the mounting concern over jobs and the deficit that have made Social Security a target for cuts.

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Ajami discusses the Middle East on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 12, 2011

Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and cochair of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses what has happened and what has been accomplished in the Middle East in the interim between 9/11 and the Arab Spring.

John B. Taylor

Taylor discusses the financial front in the war on terror with Tom Keene on Bloomberg

via Bloomberg
Sunday, September 11, 2011

John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses where he was on 9/11 and the measures he took, as undersecretary to the Treasury of the United States, to freeze assets and cut off funding to the terrorists.

Russell D. Roberts

Frank on competition, government, and Darwin

via EconTalk
Monday, September 12, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Robert Frank of Cornell University and author of The Darwin Economy, competition, government, and the relevance of Darwin to economics.

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