Uncommon Knowledge


For more than two decades the Hoover Institution has been producing Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson as an outlet for political leaders, scholars, journalists, and today’s big thinkers to share their views with the world.


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Title: Uncommon Knowledge 11: Sarah Griffin on Medieval Cosmological Diagrams and Opicinus de Canistris

George Gilder: Forget Cloud Computing, Blockchain is the Future

September 24th, 2018

Recorded on August 28, 2018 Is blockchain the technology of the future? George Gilder, author of Life After Google, argues that bitcoin and blockchain… Go to Episode

How the World Recovered: The 2008 Financial Crisis Ten Years Later

October 17th, 2018

Recorded on September 28, 2018 Ten years ago, the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression hit the United States and spread to other countries,… Go to Episode

John O’Sullivan: Brexit’s Past and Future Paths

October 29th, 2018

Recorded on September 26, 2018. As the Brexit deadline of March 2019 draws near, John O’Sullivan discusses the status of Brexit today and the history… Go to Episode

A New Afghanistan with H.R. McMaster and Janan Mosazai

November 14th, 2018

Recorded on October 23, 2018 Former National Security Advisor H.R, McMaster and former Afghan Ambassador to China Janan Mosazai analyze the state of affairs… Go to Episode