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Empowering Students through School Choice, with Betsy DeVos

interview with Betsy DeVosvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 3, 2019

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The 11th US secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, talks about how she’s empowering students and parents to find the best education through her school choice proposal. 

Interviews

Micheal Auslin On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses President Trump's visit to Japan, and the beginning the Era of "Reiwa" or Beautiful Harmony.

Featured

John Taylor: Not All Professors Are Socialists

interview with John B. Taylorvia Kibbe on Liberty
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses how we can educate young people and reclaim words like “liberalism,” “democracy,” and “capitalism.” Taylor also talks about influencers like Milton Friedman, Friedrich Hayek, Adam Smith, and the mysterious Mont Pelerin Society.

Interviews

Niall Ferguson: Populist Moments In Politics And Culture Around The Globe

interview with Niall Fergusonvia The Federalist
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the rising populism in elections around the world, Brexit, and the election of Trump. Some of the questions Ferguson talks about are: Why haven’t liberals reflected on the Obama administration? What are better history lessons to look to? And how has Silicon Valley responded to pressure about hate speech?

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Election Forecast Models Trump The President's Bad Poll Numbers."

Analysis and Commentary

School Choice Is Plentiful In Milwaukee But Students Still Struggle

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Families in Milwaukee gained access to the nation's first private school vouchers nearly three decades ago. Today the educational landscape in Milwaukee also includes charter schools and many other forms of public school choice. But standardized test scores are still low and the achievement gap between black and white students remains large.

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Analysis and Commentary

David Epstein On Mastery, Specialization, And Range

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, May 27, 2019

Journalist and author David Epstein talks about his book Range with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Epstein explores the costs of specialization and the value of breadth in helping to create mastery in our careers and in life. What are the best backgrounds for solving problems?

Interviews

Scott Atlas On The John Bachelor Show

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, May 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his Washington Times article "The Conservative Case for Health Care."

Interviews

Richard Epstein: Roe V. Wade Stands

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "In Defense Of Abortion’s Messy Status Quo."

Interviews

Richard Epstein: Waiting For Mueller In The Impeachment Dance

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses a Wall Street Journal article titled "House Democrats in Swing Districts Are Torn Over Impeachment."

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