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A World of Fresh Starts

by Michael J. Boskinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

How to foster growth and opportunity around the globe.

The Zero-Sum Fallacy

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Incomes rise or fall together—what moves them is economic growth. Why we’re all in this together.

Cast Out the “Economic Evils”

by John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Five ideas for getting monetary policy back on track.

Share and Share Alike

by Michael Spencevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The sharing economy isn’t just about convenience. It’s a revolution in the use of labor and assets.

Fail and Fail Again

by Allan H. Meltzervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Like a bad penny, socialism keeps coming back.

The Tax Code, Unchained

by John H. Cochrane via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

We really could transform our nightmarish tax system. Here’s how.

Stuck in the Middle

by David Bradyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

It’s the independents, not the true believers, who make or break a candidate. And they don’t think all that much of Donald Trump.

What Trump Knows

by Jeremy Carlvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The GOP may not need the Donald, but it certainly needs his supporters.

Better Ideas, Stat

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Just as predicted, patients are facing higher costs, fewer choices, and swelling bureaucracy. ObamaCare needs urgent care.

ObamaCare Gets a Checkup

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

It’s neither dying nor thriving—but it does need some bitter medicine.

Cadillac in the Ditch

by Charles Blahousvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The tax on high-cost insurance plans was running rough from the start. Here’s what that clunker has taught us.

Healthy Budget, Healthy Americans

by Lanhee J. Chen, James C. Caprettavia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Six ways to put consumers, and not bureaucrats, in control.

Perils of “Consent”

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

What compensation do we owe a patient whose own body has to medical breakthroughs? Trying to figure it out could tie up progress, making everyone worse off.

The End of Modernity

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

When it should act, America hesitates—and around the world, hard-won freedoms slip away.

Tear Up the Map

by Michael S. Bernstamvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The borders of the Middle East are unworkable. What if we drew them all over again?

“Easier to Make the Speeches”

by Jack Goldsmithvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Barack Obama so wanted to end “Bush’s wars” and close Guantánamo. It hasn’t worked out that way.

Rocketing the Casbah

by Josef Joffevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

In proclaiming a state, ISIS surrendered a strategic advantage, giving its bombs a return address.

Missile Defense Makes Sense

by Frederick W. Kaganvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

How outdated strategic thinking is leaving us wide open.

Comrade Frumkin’s Prophecy

by Mark Harrisonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Among the millions of ordinary people who ran afoul of the Soviet police state, one predicted its doom. Astoundingly enough, he survived.

Reading Tolstoy in Tehran

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Today, War and Peace would be set in Iran, with its oppression, tumult, and sense that everything must change. 

Fishmongers

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Genetically modified salmon have finally been approved. Why did they have to spend so much time swimming upstream?

Servants of All

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Advice to would-be school reformers: argue less, listen more, and check your halo at the door.

Beware the Nativist Lurch

by Larry Diamondvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Yes, promoting democracy can be frustrating and dangerous. But freedom and pluralism are still the only way to sustain effective, lasting governments.

Borders and Barriers

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Overwhelmed by migrants and terrified of terrorists, Europe is rebuilding walls that only recently came down.

Europe Stumbles

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Europeans have failed to cherish, and now to defend, the nation-state system. Americans must pay heed.

Reservoirs, Yes; Rails, No

by Jenny Mayfieldvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

In the latest Golden State Poll, Californians say that providing enough water must come ahead of building multibillion-dollar trains.

Plowshares into Swords?

by Kenji Katovia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Hoover fellow William J. Perry worries that disarmament has stalled—and the specter of nuclear war has returned.

Sister Act

by Meghan Daumvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Ideological opposites, Kori N. Schake and her sister, a Clinton adviser, have found that family harmony is the best policy.

“There’s a Market for Foolish Things”

by Kyle Petersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Although he insists that he has devoted much of his long career merely to pointing out the obvious, Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell feels certain he’ll never be out of a job.

Now Trending: Mob Think

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

America’s checks and balances have always protected us from our worst impulses. Now they’re eroding.

How the Cold War Ended

by Duncan Whitevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Hoover fellow Robert Service focuses on the historical endgame.

On the Firing Line: A Fiftieth Anniversary

by Jean McElwee Cannonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Where have you gone, William F. Buckley? A new Hoover exhibit highlights unforgettable exchanges with America’s most public intellectual.

On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Seventy years ago, the greatest war in history was over. It had begun during the Great Depression and ended with a prosperous, secure world in sight. The US military was undergoing its own transformation as it prepared to keep that hard-won peace. 

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Monday, April 18, 2016

2016 No. 2

by Michael J. Boskin Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Edward Paul Lazear Monday, April 18, 2016
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by John B. Taylor Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael Spence Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Allan H. Meltzer Monday, April 18, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, April 18, 2016
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by David Brady Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Scott W. Atlas Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Daniel P. Kessler Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Charles Blahous Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Lanhee J. Chen, James C. Capretta Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Charles Hill Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael S. Bernstam Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Josef Joffe Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Frederick W. Kagan Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Mark Harrison Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Henry I. Miller Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Larry Diamond Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Timothy Garton Ash Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jenny Mayfield Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Kenji Kato Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Meghan Daum Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Kyle Peterson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Duncan White Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Monday, April 18, 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

2016 No. 1

by John B. Taylor Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Edward Paul Lazear Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael Spence Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Joshua D. Rauh Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Allan H. Meltzer Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Bruce Thornton Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Kori Schake Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Scott W. Atlas, John F. Cogan Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes, Gabriella Blum Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Sam Nunn, Andrew Bieniawski Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael Henderson, Paul E. Peterson, Martin R. West Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli, Robert Pondiscio Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael McFaul Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Stephen D. Krasner Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Abbas Milani, Michael McFaul Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Carson Bruno Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by John B. Dunlop, Norman M. Naimark Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by John O'Sullivan Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Tod Lindberg Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Bertrand M. Patenaude Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Serge Schmemann Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Friday, October 2, 2015

2015 No. 4

by Michael J. Boskin Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Edward Paul Lazear Friday, October 16, 2015
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 16, 2015
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by David R. Henderson Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Mark Harrison Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Jack Goldsmith Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Benjamin Wittes Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Lieutenant Colonel Enrique Oti Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Admiral Gary Roughead Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Carson Bruno Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Carol Galante Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Chester E. Finn Jr. Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Michael J. Petrilli Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Larry Diamond Friday, October 16, 2015
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by General Jim Mattis Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Thomas Donnelly Friday, October 16, 2015
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featuring Robert Service Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Timothy Garton Ash Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Emily S. Chen Friday, October 16, 2015
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by David Davenport Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Clifton B. Parker featuring William Damon Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Clint Bolick Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Jeremy Catto Friday, October 16, 2015
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by James W. Ceaser Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Samuel Tadros Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Peter Berkowitz Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Friday, October 16, 2015
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Friday, October 16, 2015
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Monday, July 6, 2015

2015 No. 3

by Charles Hill Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Christina Pazzanese featuring Jessica Stern Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Jane Harman, Jack Goldsmith Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Amy Zegart Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Kimberly Kagan Friday, June 19, 2015
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by George P. Shultz, Henry A. Kissinger Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Abbas Milani Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Josef Joffe Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Edward Paul Lazear Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Thomas E. MaCurdy Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Edward Paul Lazear Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Terry Anderson Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Henry I. Miller Friday, June 19, 2015
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by James Huffman Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Clifton B. Parker featuring Caroline M. Hoxby Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Michael J. Petrilli Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Bruce Thornton Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Larry Diamond Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Michael J. Boskin Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Stephen Kotkin Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Mark Harrison Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Sam Rebo, Norman M. Naimark Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Peter M. Robinson Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Thomas Sowell Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Joseph Epstein featuring Shelby Steele Friday, June 19, 2015
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by Hsiao-ting Lin Friday, June 19, 2015
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Cadillac in the Ditch

by Charles Blahousvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The tax on high-cost insurance plans was running rough from the start. Here’s what that clunker has taught us.

ObamaCare Gets a Checkup

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

It’s neither dying nor thriving—but it does need some bitter medicine.

Better Ideas, Stat

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Just as predicted, patients are facing higher costs, fewer choices, and swelling bureaucracy. ObamaCare needs urgent care.

What Trump Knows

by Jeremy Carlvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The GOP may not need the Donald, but it certainly needs his supporters.

Stuck in the Middle

by David Bradyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

It’s the independents, not the true believers, who make or break a candidate. And they don’t think all that much of Donald Trump.

The Tax Code, Unchained

by John H. Cochrane via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

We really could transform our nightmarish tax system. Here’s how.

Fail and Fail Again

by Allan H. Meltzervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Like a bad penny, socialism keeps coming back.

Share and Share Alike

by Michael Spencevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The sharing economy isn’t just about convenience. It’s a revolution in the use of labor and assets.

Cast Out the “Economic Evils”

by John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Five ideas for getting monetary policy back on track.

Tear Up the Map

by Michael S. Bernstamvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

The borders of the Middle East are unworkable. What if we drew them all over again?

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