Is there a way to balance war and the “rule of law”?...
During the 20th century it was important that the law and the Allied war strategy were separate...
(28:05) Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book Discrimination and Disparities.
Richard Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Property Rights, Freedom, and Prosperity Task Force, notes that in the aftermath of the terrorist bombing—no lesser word will do—at the Boston Marathon, a major debate has broken out over the proper law enforcement procedures in two key areas: general surveillance and targeted searches.
Andy McCarthy discusses jihad in America, underscoring the fact that “jihadists are very adept at exploiting the freedoms that are available to them in Western democracies.”...
Andrew McCarthy discusses his role in the prosecution of Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, who is now serving time for the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center...
Special Rerelease of the First Episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Twenty-One Years Later.
Special Rerelease of the First Episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Twenty-One Years Later
Richard Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Joseph D. McNamara, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and former chief of police for the city of San Jose, California, are two of seven invited contributors to a New York Times debate. Epstein talks about the Second Amendment in his “Misinterpreting the Right to Bear Arms.” McNamara’s response is titled “Not All Convicts Are Created Equal.”
The government needs to adopt policies that let U.S. companies remain predominant in the global information economy.
Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government--and Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency
What does the Constitution allow in terms of executive power and impeachment proceedings?
How has 9/11 affected our society today? Shortly after 9/11, Uncommon Knowledge host Peter Robinson interviewed Milton Friedman on the economic impact of the September 11 attacks. The recording is titled “Economics and War: The Economic Impact of the War on Terrorism.” The September 11 attacks in New York and Washington have already cost America thousands of lives and billions of dollars in damages. But those are only the direct costs. How severe and how lasting will the impact be on our economy as whole?
Almost 200 leaders in business and academe gathered June 19 and 20 at the Hoover Institution to discuss intellectual capital and its impact on business strategy, legal protections, and global competitiveness.
New Books from Hoover Press: The Transnational Dimension of Cyber Crime and Terrorism Edited by Abraham D. Sofaer and Seymour E. Goodman
Richard Epstein and John Yoo deconstruct presidential powers concerning the government shutdown, the Mueller investigation, and the potential for impeachment by the Democrat-controlled House.