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Abraham D. Sofaer

Iraq update

via KQED
Monday, August 30, 2010

Abraham D. Sofaer, who served as legal adviser to the U.S. 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 the end to United States operations in Iraq by the end of 2011 and what the drawdown means for both countries' political, economic, and military futures.

Russell D. Roberts

Daniel Pink on drive, motivation, and incentives

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 30, 2010

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Daniel Pink, author of Drive, motivation, compensation, drive, and incentives.

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Politics masquerading as law

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Monday, August 30, 2010

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that Spanish courts are once again exercising their political muscle in the name of international law. Davenport warns that international courts present a danger to American sovereignty and values.

Fouad Ajami is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution

Hoover fellow is on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America

via Bill Bennett's Morning In America
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the cochair of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses Middle East affairs and the Ground Zero mosque with Bill Bennett.

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The federal-state tug of war

via Townhall
Wednesday, August 25, 2010

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that today’s federal courts are full of cases in which state and federal powers are squaring off. Cases in California and Massachusetts ask whether state or federal branches should define marriage. The immigration battle in Arizona is primarily a question of federal versus state power; the constitutional battle over health care asks whether the federal government has the power to regulate it…

Russell D. Roberts

Munger on private and public rent seeking (and Chilean buses)

via EconTalk
Monday, August 23, 2010

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Mike Munger of Duke University, private and public rent seeking.

Charles Hill

Classic literature no longer makes the grade among leaders

via NPR
Saturday, August 21, 2010

Charles Hill, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, a career minister in the U.S. Foreign Service, and a diplomat in residence and lecturer in international studies at Yale University, discusses, with NPR producer Brent Baughman, why leaders no longer turn to classic literature for wisdom and guidance.

R. James Woolsey is the Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Energy task force member is interviewed on Secure Freedom Radio

via Secure Freedom Radio
Friday, August 20, 2010

James Woolsey, a member of Hoover’s Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy, discusses sharia law and energy security with Frank Gaffney on Secure Freedom Radio.

John B. Taylor

John Taylor discusses the economy on Bloomberg News

via Bloomberg
Monday, August 2, 2010

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 what we need to do to get the economy back on track with Tom Keene on Bloomberg News.

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A republic, if you can keep it

via townhall.com
Thursday, August 19, 2010

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, says that this summer Massachusetts became the sixth state to join the national popular vote movement. This end run around the Electoral College requires that a state cast its electoral votes for the winner of the national popular vote, disregarding its own outcome…

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