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Analysis and Commentary

The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest For The American Presidency, By Ellen Fitzpatrick

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Times Higher Education (UK)
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton is not the first woman run for the White House. Elizabeth Cobbs enjoys an entertaining look at her and her predecessors.

Analysis and Commentary

Can Our Colleges Be Saved?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, March 10, 2016

The public is steadily losing confidence in undergraduate education, given that we hear constantly about how poorly educated are today’s graduates and how few well-paying jobs await them.

Rita Ricardo-Campbell

Hoover Institution celebrates the life of Fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Hoover Institution announced today that renowned economist and senior fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell died on March 7, 2016, at the age of ninety-five.

Press Releases
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The Libertarian: “Gun Violence And Legal Liability”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Richard Epstein analyzes a lawsuit that seeks to hold gun manufacturers responsible for mass shootings.

Reagan: A Life in Letters

Kiron Skinner Documents Nancy And Ronald Reagan's Life In Letters

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia NPR (WESA 90.5)
Monday, March 7, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses Nancy and Ronald Reagan’s correspondences to their loved ones.

In the News

Reaching The Cry-Bullies

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Ricochet
Monday, March 7, 2016

Victor Davis Hanson recently wrote about the campus “cry-bully” phenomenon: i.e., of students and faculty who inhabit the strange intersection of totally hapless victims and nearly-omnipotent censors.

Analysis and Commentary

The USDA 'Organic' Label Misleads And Rips Off Consumers

by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssenvia Forbes
Monday, March 7, 2016

There is a Japanese proverb that goes, “Faith makes even the head of a sardine the object of worship.” That’s the sort of devotion that seems to be driving many Americans to buy overpriced organic products such as food, bed linens, pillows and clothes, sales of which increased 83% between 2007 and 2012.

Analysis and Commentary

Reverse Swing: The Beauty Of Sedition

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Indian Express
Sunday, March 6, 2016

Let us hail Kanhaiya. If not for his politics, then certainly for the eloquence of his language.

Analysis and Commentary

Silencing ‘The Cannon,’ A Social Media Phenom

by Markos Kounalakisvia Sacramento Bee
Saturday, March 5, 2016

Social media made him a star. He is a real estate mogul whose followers believe he speaks truth to power. As a result of his outspoken anti-establishment political posture and popularity, his party wants to shut him down.


Whole Woman’s Health In The Supreme Court: When Does Regulation Count As An Undue Burden?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Saturday, March 5, 2016

In its first major argument since the untimely death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the newly constituted eight-member Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt had a spirited session on whether the twin requirements of Texas Law H.B. 2 constituted an “undue burden” on a women’s constitutional right to have an abortion set out in 1992 Supreme Court decision in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey.


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