Thomas Gale Moore is an emeritus senior fellow at the Hoover Institution who specializes in international trade, deregulation, and privatization.
His current research focuses on global warming, environmental issues, regulatory issues, and privatization in former communist countries. He...
In the United States, affirmative action policies, first implemented to address the historical grievances of black Americans, have long been controversial. But the debate over affirmative action has generally ignored such action as practiced by other countries around the world. Has affirmative action proven to be more or less effective in other countries? What common patterns do these programs share? How can the study of these programs help our understanding of affirmative action in America?
The day before this show was recorded, Dr. Thomas Sowell began his 10th decade of life. Remarkably on one hand and yet completely expected on the other, he remains as engaged, analytical, and thoughtful as ever. In this interview (one of roughly a dozen or so we’ve conducted with Dr. Sowell over the years), we delve into his new book Charter Schools and Their Enemies, a sobering look at the academic success of charter schools in New York City, and the fierce battles waged by teachers unions and progressive politicians to curtail them.
Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book Wealth, Poverty & Politics on Newsmax TV’s The Hard Line.
Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell weighs in on what he sees as a trend across the United States to stop the growth of charter schools.
Watch the trailer for the upcoming documentary “Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World.”
A senior fellow and vice president for external affairs at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Robert Pondiscio, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Thomas Sowell’s new book, Charter Schools and Their Enemies, and the heavy criticism that charters currently face.
Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley has just published Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell, the definitive account of the life of Hoover senior fellow Thomas Sowell. In this wide-ranging interview, Peter Robinson and Riley discuss the events and people that helped Sowell become one of the most important American voices on cultural, economic, and racial matters of the last 50 years.
Most people know Thomas Sowell from his political writing. I came by Thomas Sowell differently: My kids didn’t start talking until they were well past the age of three. During those non-verbal months, plenty of parents, teachers, doctors, and others suggested my twins were autistic. Sowell’s book, Late Talking Children, was a reasoned counterpoint to that suggestion, not to mention my lifeline to sanity.
In his column today (Aug. 25), Thomas Sowell says that people see the world through a mind-set and that part of that mind-set is that when looking for an explanation of problems, we should look for external forces...
Thomas Sowell argues that school choice is the single key factor to reversing the problems plaguing the black community in his syndicated column Tuesday.
At the invitation of XMU, Professor Thomas J. Sargent, the Nobel Economics Prize winner of 2011, and Prof. Zhu Shenghao from University of Singapore visited XMU between Feb. 19-20, 2017. Born in 1943 in Pasadena, California, Prof. Sargent currently works in NYU, specializing in research on macroeconomics, monetary economics, and time series.
Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell talks about his upbringing and Marxist past, free speech on college campuses, distinguishing between classical liberalism and libertarianism, and his new book Discrimination and Disparities.
Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book Charter Schools and Their Enemies and Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses last week’s curious Supreme Court DACA and Bostock decisions.
Thomas Sowell has a new book. It is terrific and timely. It is called Charter Schools and Their Enemies, officially published today, June 30, 2020, which happens to be his 90th birthday. Happy Birthday, Tom, and thank you writing such a beautiful book.
Thomas Sowell On 'Utter Madness' Of Defund The Police Push, Wonders Whether Us Is Reaching Point Of No Return
Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book, Charter Schools and Their Enemies, as well as the ongoing social unrest.
A senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Jason Riley, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Riley’s new biography on Thomas Sowell, which chronicles the life of the long-time senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell talks about trade, immigration, China, environmentalism, education, and a few other things.
The economist Thomas Sowell turned 90 on June 30. He has made a career out of judging public policies by their actual results rather than their stated intentions and wished-for effects. As befits one of the great minds of our era, he celebrated his 90th birthday by doing what anyone would do on such an occasion, namely, by publishing a book—Charter Schools and Its Enemies, from Basic Books—analyzing charter schools, their effects, and those who oppose them.