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Class Warfare—Teachers Go On Strike With Paul Peterson

Class Warfare—Teachers Go On Strike With Paul Peterson

February 17, 2019

Decades ago, a California teachers’ union executive described the notion of educators walking a picket line as “inappropriate, unprofessional, illegal, outmoded, and ineffective.” Paul Peterson, a Hoover Institution senior fellow and director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard, explains why that’s no longer the case as teachers coast to coast have walked out of their classrooms over the past year.

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The (Second) American Civil War? With Victor Davis Hanson

The (Second) American Civil War? With Victor Davis Hanson

February 13, 2019

On the 210th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, some have suggested that United States faces a second “civil war” – a conflict over culture, economics, and world view. Victor Davis Hanson, the Hoover Institution’s Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow, contrasts the hands dealt to Abraham Lincoln and Donald Trump. 

Is Taxing Wealth “Economic Justice?” With John Cochrane

Is Taxing Wealth “Economic Justice?” With John Cochrane

February 7, 2019

The 2020 election is shaping up as a referendum on raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans – what Democrats call “economic justice.” John Cochrane, the Jack and Rose-Marie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and proprietor of the “Grumpy Economist” blog, weighs the merits of the various proposed tax hikes and whether they constitute sound economic policy.

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