Area 45
Education Reform

Education Reform

March 14, 2017

Recorded on March 9, 2017 President Trump calls it “the civil rights issue of our time,” offering low-income families their choice of better schools. Checker Finn, a Hoover Institution senior fellow and chair of Hoover’s Task Force on K-12 Education, assesses the state of vouchers, charter schools, and the Trump administration’s willingness to take on an establishment “blob” that’s dead set against reform.

US Military

US Military

March 6, 2017

President Trump wants a nearly 10 percent increase in defense spending. Is the new administration on the right track? Hoover research fellow Kori Schake, coauthor with Defense Secretary James Mattis of Warriors and Citizens, a book detailing the civil-military gap–civilian leaders out of touch with the realities of military life and wartime service–discusses the peaks and valleys of a military buildup.

Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform

March 1, 2017

Comprehensive immigration reform is dead in Washington, but Hoover Institution fellow Tim Kane discusses a step-by-step approach on the economics, safety, and fairness of immigration reform that’s feasible if the president and congressional leaders are willing to try it.