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Russell D. Roberts

Caldwell on Hayek

via EconTalk
Monday, January 10, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Bruce Caldwell of Duke University, the general editor of the Collected Works of F. A. Hayek, Hayek, his life, his ideas, his books, and his articles.

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Steele discusses the first wave of baby boomers turning 65 on NPR

via NPR
Monday, January 3, 2011

Shelby Steele, the Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the first wave of baby boomers—those Americans born after the soldiers returned home from World War II—many of whom will turn 65 this month. Seventy-nine million baby boomers, a quarter of the US population, according to the Pew Research Center, will turn 65 during the next eighteen years.

Russell D. Roberts

Hanson on the technological singularity

via EconTalk
Monday, January 3, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Robin Hanson of George Mason University, the idea of technological singularity--a sudden, large increase in the rate of growth due to technological change.

William L. Whalen

Whalen discusses Schwarzenegger's legacy with Michael Krasny on the Forum

via Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Friday, December 17, 2010

Bill Whalen, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he studies and writes on current events and political trends with an emphasis on California's political landscape, discusses the last eight years of the outgoing governor's tenure.

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Epstein discusses Obamacare at the Manhattan Institute

via Manhattan Institute
Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Richard Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University and the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. Epstein and Paul Howard discuss the question of constitutionality in Obamacare’s individual mandate and the ruling by a Virginia district judge.

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Davenport: Health care reform is unconstitutional

via townhall.com
Thursday, December 16, 2010

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that a federal judge, Henry Hudson of Virginia, said what a lot of us have been thinking: a key provision of the health care reform law is unconstitutional.

Abraham D. Sofaer

Sofaer discusses preventive force on the Forum with Michael Krasny

via Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Abraham Sofaer, who served as legal adviser to the US Department of State from 1985 to 1990, is the George P. Shultz Distinguished Scholar and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He discusses whether there is an acceptable role for preventive force in our national security policy; he further examines this issue in his book The Best Defense?: Legitimacy and Preventive Force.

Russell D. Roberts

Abdallah on hair and running a small business

via EconTalk
Monday, December 13, 2010

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Wafaya Abdallah of Oasis Hair Salon in Rockville, Maryland, the challenges and rewards of running a small business.

Chester E. Finn Jr.

Finn discusses Chinese pupils’ top global education scores

via BBC News
Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Chester E. Finn Jr., a senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution and chairman of Hoover’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education, discusses a survey of half a million 15-year-old students from around the world; the survey shows that those in the Chinese city of Shanghai lead the world in reading, science, and math.

Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow

Hanson is on KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny

via Forum
Thursday, December 9, 2010

Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses WikiLeaks, free speech, and national security with Michael Krasny.

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