As our schools and school districts become ever larger, parents, teachers, and students are finding themselves increasingly removed from educational decision making. Hoover public affairs fellow Hanna Skandera and Hoover associate director Richard Sousa on a disturbing trend.
The United States spends a mind-boggling percentage of its GDP on a health care system that virtually everyone agrees is a disaster. Is there any way out of this mess? There is—and Hoover fellow Milton Friedman has found it.
The court rulings during last November’s presidential election debacle in Florida managed to convince conservatives and liberals that our courts are too partisan. But Hoover national fellow F. Andrew Hanssen argues that the courts responded to the debacle just as they should have.
Environmentalists have convinced the public that global warming is looming. Yet the evidence is far from conclusive–and the proposed remedies are based on politics, not science. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.
The downing of an American spy plane on the coast of China this past April managed to worsen the already tense relations between the United States and China. As it seeks to improve our relations with the most populous nation on earth, what can—and should—the Bush administration do? By Hoover fellow William Ratliff.
When Vicente Fox was elected president of Mexico a year ago, expectations ran high. Those expectations have turned out to be far more difficult to meet than either Fox or Mexican voters imagined. By Hoover fellow Stephen Haber.
Although in many parts of the world religious beliefs have led to bloodshed, in the United States religion, as Tocqueville himself understood, actually plays a unifying role. By Hoover fellow Charles Hill.
The enduring lessons of Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, "both the best book on democracy and the best book on America—two subjects that for Americans, at least, are inseparable." By Harvey Mansfield and Delba Winthrop.