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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Communism

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 8, 2010 | Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal

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

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

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 | Commentary

Arnold Beichman, 1913-2010

Word has just arrived of the death of Arnold Beichman at the age of 96. . . .