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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.

Terry M. Moe

Terry Moe discusses his book Special Interest with National Review’s John Miller

via Between the Covers (National Review Online)
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Terry Moe, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Institution's Koret Task Force on K–12 Education, discusses teachers’ unions and how they affect K–12 education, performance, and learning.

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Becker on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Gary Becker, who won the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Science in 1992 and is the Rose-Marie and Jack R. Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the dismal economic and employment situation in the United States and how implementing free market principles will improve the economy and job market.

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Ajami discusses what's next in Libya on NPR

via Talk of the Nation (NPR)
Monday, September 5, 2011

Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and cochair of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses the Libyan rebels’ toppling key cities and the future of Libya in this rapidly evolving situation.

Russell D. Roberts

Winston on lawyers

via EconTalk
Monday, September 5, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Clifford Winston of the Brookings Institution, the market for lawyers and the role of lawyers in the political process.

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