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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Communism

March 8, 2010 | Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal

CA Senate Primary: Lincoln-Douglas or Nixon-Douglas?

California’s Republican U.S. Senate primary deserves credit. . . .

March 7, 2010 | San Francisco Chronicle

2010 Northern California Book Award nominees

The Northern California Book Awards continue to be a good gauge of the literary talent this part of the world has to offer. Michael Chabon, Dave Eggers, Lynn Freed, Yiyun Li, D.A. Powell - they're all nominees this year, along with many others. . . .

March 2, 2010 | Orange County Register

What America is he talking about?

In 2004, Harvard political philosophy professor Michael J. Sandel, whose popular class, "Justice," has become a PBS series – made the following observation: "Today, in the thrall of markets and market-oriented thinking, we are all too tempted to think of democracy in economic terms alone. . . .

March 3, 2010 | New York Times (registration required)

Arnold Beichman, Political Analyst, Dies at 96

Arnold Beichman, a prominent political analyst, author and newspaper columnist known for being ardently anti-Communist, died Feb. 17 in Pasadena, Calif. . . .

February 28, 2010 | Washington Post (registration required)

The U.S. is at a crucial point in defining its direction

On the day last week when President Obama was hosting his health-care summit -- and struggling to make a fractured political system work -- a quiet event was taking place on Capitol Hill that celebrated a moment when political will and idealism fused to produce the liberation of millions of people. . . .

February 28, 2010 | Los Angeles Times

America, the fragile empire

Here today, gone tomorrow -- could the United States fall that fast? . . .

February 23, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Wandering, Waiting

In European cities before the revolution: polemics, squabbles and 'sexuality.' . . .

February 22, 2010 | RantRave

Lithuanian KGB Archives Opened to Scholars

In an earth shaking act of scholarly friendship, the Lithuanian government has agreed to make available to the Hoover institution a complete set of microfilms of the Lithuanian KGB archives, spanning the entire history of the Soviet occupation. . . .

February 22, 2010 | Washington Times

Book Review: How thinkers drive policy

As Paul Johnson succinctly put it, intellectuals are more interested in ideas than in people. . . .

February 18, 2010 | Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal

Arnold Beichman, 1913-2010

One of the great pleasures of being affiliated with the Hoover Institution is the opportunity to be near those who literally changed the course of history (George Shultz, the late Edward Teller), as well as remarkable men and women who embodied so much of the drama and change this world has witnessed this past century. . . .