America and the Future of War: The Past as Prologue Examines What History Suggests about the Future Possibilities and Characteristics of War
The Hoover Institution Press today released America and the Future of War: The Past as Prologue, by Williamson Murray, explains why America must remain prepared to use its military power to deal with an unstable, uncertain, and fractious world.
In Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, Former Secretary of State George Shultz Explains How to Achieve a Better Future for the United States and the World
Hoover Institution Press today released Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future by George Shultz. The book contains some of Shultz’s most compelling analyses on the topics of governance, the economy, energy, drugs, diplomacy, and nuclear security.
Liberating Learning: Technology, Politics, and the Future of American Education, by Hoover Fellows Terry M. Moe and John Chubb
Technology has transformed all aspects of our everyday lives. From online banking to social networking, we communicate, connect, and consume in ways radically different from the past. Yet the average classroom is not that different from the classroom of fifty years ago.
Free World: America, Europe and the Surprising Future of the West by Hoover Fellow Timothy Garton Ash
Many Republican candidates are running for the presidential nomination in 2012. Conservatism, liberalism, and who would be the best candidate for president and the future of the Republican Party are topics of discussions. In 1967, presidential candidate Richard Nixon answered questions about his candidacy, conservatism, liberalism, and the future of the Republican Party on Firing Line. Click here to purchase the full video from Amazon. Click here to view clips or to search for more Firing Line videos.
Education Scholars Diane Ravitch and John E. Chubb Debate the Pros and Cons of the Controversial Federal Education Policy. Read the full article, The Future of No Child Left Behind, with Diane Ravitch and John E. Chubb
Terry Moe, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Institution's Koret Task Force on K–12 education, debates with Joe Williams, executive director of Democrats for Education Reform, on the future of American teacher unions in “After Chicago: the Future of Teacher Unions.” This event will be moderated by Michael Petrilli, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and executive vice president at the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation.
One of the most challenging tasks a historian faces is to recapture the "future-blindness" of historical actors. Major historical events like the outbreak of World War II or the fall of the Soviet Union seem inevitable in retrospect, but for people in the past the future was just as unknowable and murky as it is now.
Hoover Institution Press Today Releases Book Highlighting the Future of the Middle East in the Postimperialist Era The End of Modern History in the Middle East By Bernard Lewis
In The End of Modern History, Lewis discusses the future of the Middle East in the postimperialist era. Lewis argues that, with the end of global strategic confrontation between superpowers, the Middle East must now, on its own, resolve the political, economic, cultural, and societal problems that have prevented it from advancing toward freedom.
A top-down model of governance in Russia hinders innovation, prosperity, and freedom in a country already facing brain drain and an aging population, experts said at a recent Hoover event. On Wednesday, the Hoover Institution kicked off the Governance in an Emerging New World project led by Senior Fellow George P. Shultz. Through discussions and research papers, the effort will explore some of humanity’s most challenging issues over the course of the 2018–19 academic year.
Education Experts Discuss The Future Of Advanced Placement And Students’ Challenges In College Preparation
Education experts and secondary school administrators discussed expanding minority access to Advanced Placement learning and finding solutions to the disconnect between secondary schools and colleges in student preparation throughout America’s education system.
Senior Fellow Michael Spence’s The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World book talk
Michael Spence, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Philip H. Knight Professor Emeritus of Management in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, discussed his new book, The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World, at the Hoover Institution on May 24, 2011. Spence talked about how the pattern of economic growth before World War II led to enormous gaps in wealth and living standards between the industrialized West and the rest of the world.
On Friday, January 24, Hoover senior fellow and Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Joshua Rauh finished his online course The Finance of Retirement and Pensions with a symposium entitled “Innovative Ideas for the Future of US Public-Sector Pensions.” Watch the webcast
On Monday, September 12, 2011, the Hoover Institution hosted a panel discussion on the publication of Deterrence: Its Past and Future (edited by George P. Shultz, Sidney D. Drell, and James E. Goodby). Drawn from the third in a series of conferences on the nuclear legacy of the cold war at the Hoover Institution on November 11–12, 2010, this report examines the importance of deterrence, from its critical function in the cold war to its current role.
In his new Hoover Institution Press book, Thinking about the Future, George P. Shultz reflects on more than half a century of public service to offer solutions to some of America’s most pressing contemporary problems.
On March 30, the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Global Markets convened a one-day policy workshop on the future of central banking.
The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies throughout the World by Larry Diamond charts future of freedom after Iraq
In The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies throughout the World, Hoover senior fellow Larry Diamond, one of America’s preeminent experts on democracy, charts the future prospects for freedom around the world in the aftermath of Iraq and deepening authoritarianism.
Hoover Cohosts the Symposium “Current Status and Future Outlook: Archives Institutes and Leadership of Modern China” in Shanghai
The symposium “Current Status and Future Outlook: Archives Institutes and Leadership of Modern China,” cosponsored by the Hoover Institution Archives, the Shanghai City Government, and the Fudan University, was held in Shanghai, China, during November 30 and December 1, 2012. The event was attended by representatives from leading libraries and archives around the world.