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The cost of overhauling health care is going to go much, much higher than we’ve been led to suppose. By Thomas Sowell.
The Obama budget represents the biggest gamble in our entire fiscal history. By Michael J. Boskin.
A rising economy is the only thing that will help the long-term jobless. By Gary S. Becker.
The economy is regaining strength, says Hoover fellow John B. Taylor, and government regulators should keep their distance, not interfere. By Jennifer Schonberger.
“Beyond politics,” the latest mantra in Washington, is at best astoundingly naive. By Harvey C. Mansfield.
They don’t have to prove they’re pure, effective, or even safe. Let’s fix that. By Henry I. Miller and David Longtin.
Should we try to tax away obesity—and its supposed costs—by targeting sodas, fast food, and video games? No. By Gary S. Becker.
The drama in the Supreme Court is too important—and complex—to treat like entertainment. By Diana Schaub.
In refusing to punish the authors of the so-called torture memos, the Justice Department did the right thing. Public servants deserve immunity. By Richard A. Epstein.
Now Washington and Moscow must use the latest disarmament treaty to keep pushing for a safer world. By William J. Perry and George P. Shultz.
Since Khalid Sheik Muhammad, the accused terrorist mastermind, is already in prison, why bother putting him on trial at all? By Benjamin Wittes and Jack Goldsmith.
Why failing schools should be allowed to fail—and better schools to sprout in their place. By Paul E. Peterson.
When it comes to instruction time, longer is better. American schools, however, are going the other way. By Chester E. Finn Jr.
It’s imperfect, sometimes difficult even to define. But democracy works, and people want it. From a new book by Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.
A few countries have found a way to stop graft and foster political stability: hire foreigners to collect their revenue. By Kris James Mitchener and Noel Maurer.
As the American mission in Iraq enters another year, the biggest loser (besides Saddam) is Iran. By Victor Davis Hanson.
The recent Iraqi elections weren’t perfect, but they didn’t have to be. Democracy is emerging—and for now, that’s enough. By Fouad Ajami.
The Islamic Revolution first raised up, then cast down, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri. Homage to an uncorrupted man. By Abbas Milani.
U.S. envoys are orchestrating “proximity talks”—another proposal for Mideast peace that’s going nowhere fast. By Josef Joffe.
France may have a case for banning the burqa. By Peter Berkowitz.
Colombia has made remarkable progress against narcotraffickers. So could Mexico. By Donald C. Chipman.
Lawmakers have all but bankrupted the Golden State. Californians need a way to fire every one of them. By Abraham D. Sofaer.
The Hoover fellow talks about the works that informed his understanding of history. By Daisy Banks.
Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker is convinced that Americans don’t really want to go backwards on economic liberty. By Peter Robinson.
Kenneth Starr as peacemaker? The former special prosecutor offers Hoover fellow Tunku Varadarajan a bracing defense of political civility.
Nikolai Bukharin, a victim of Stalin’s show trials, believed that he and the Soviet revolution would one day be vindicated. But the future discarded them both. By Paul R. Gregory.
Unjustly defamed as an ally of dictators, the late Hoover fellow helped foster the economic dynamism that Chile will use to rebuild. By Bret Stephens.
A tribute to the late Hoover fellow—journalist, anticommunist, enthusiast of life and the American experiment. By John Podhoretz.
Moscow once offered Chiang Kai-shek a chance to smash his enemies. Why did he refuse? By Paul H. Tai.
Glimpses into the world of the celebrated thinkers who brought the atomic age to life. By Bertrand M. Patenaude.