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Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: The Green New Deal Looks Red To Me

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Friday, January 25, 2019

Perhaps you’ve heard about the Green New Deal? It’s freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s revolutionary scheme to reinvent the entire American economy. She calls it “the Great Society, the moonshot, the civil rights movement of our generation.” But look a little deeper and you’ll see different colors: the blue of progressivism and mostly the red of government spending and debt. The proposal calls for a breathtaking $90 billion in green initiatives.

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Ep. 14: Defusing The Pension Bomb Part 2 With Dr. Josh Rauh

interview with Joshua D. Rauhvia The Devin Nunes Podcast
Friday, January 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Josh Rauh discusses the unfunded public employee pensions gap and what happens when a pension fund runs out of money.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: America Searches For Better Angels. Anti-Catholicism Is Part Of The Left’s Tool Kit

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his Hoover Digest article "Where Are Today’s “Better Angels”?"

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The Libertarian: Teacher Unions, Strikes, And Public Education

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, January 24, 2019

What the Los Angeles strike tells us about labor’s influence on education policy.

Interviews

Jamil Jaffer On The Cyberlaw Law Podcast: 'If I Save Earth, You’re Gonna Owe Me.'

interview with Jamil Jaffervia Lawfare
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses the provisions and possible outcomes of several national security provisions of FISA, which will come to an end in 2019, unless renewed.

Interviews

Michael Petrilli: The State Of Choice During National School Choice Week

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses National School Choice Week and the many hopeful developments on the charter schools front nationwide. 

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Surge In Non-Teaching Staff Strains School Budgets

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

As teachers strike or threaten to strike in several cities, one of the key issues is pay. But while teachers want higher salaries, school districts face a number of financial challenges. One source of strain in school district budgets is what economist Ben Scafidi calls the staffing surge, a major increase in non-teaching staff hired over the past few decades.

Analysis and Commentary

Jennifer Doleac On Crime

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 21, 2019

This week, economist Jennifer Doleac of Texas A&M University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about her research on crime, police, and the unexpected consequences of the criminal justice system. Topics discussed include legislation banning asking job applicants if they've been in prison, body cameras for police, the use of DNA databases, the use of Naloxone to prevent death from opioid overdose, and the challenges of being an economist who thinks about crime using the economist's toolkit.

Interviews

John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 18, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses federalism.

Interviews

John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 18, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses federalism.

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