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Americans live in a hoarder’s house cluttered with regulations, tax schemes, and other growth-killing junk. A mere tidying up? It’s far too late for that.
If we got entitlement programs under control, we could pay for the infrastructure we desperately need.
The national debt is rising steeply. Somehow, voters manage not to notice.
What will help American workers? Free trade and better incentives—not protectionism.
Hoover fellows examine where Britain’s perilous path might lead.
What this confusing presidential campaign has unleashed.
The Democrats and the Republicans: two of the oldest, most storied political parties in all of history. Hoover fellow James Ceaser on how they got put up for rent.
Simple majorities were never meant to rule Americans’ lives. How the founders limited factions and fanatics.
Continually revived by unprincipled—or ignorant—US politicians, socialism is a zombie idea.
Civilians either thank him for his service, and let it go at that, or ignore him altogether. It’s time for Americans to get to know the soldier next door.
How budget cuts and shortsighted thinking have gutted both our capacity and our readiness.
Ships, shells, and boots on the ground: restoring our armed forces is all in the details.
Has radicalism been Islamized, or has Islam been radicalized? If we are to fight this kind of terrorism effectively, the answer matters.
Vladimir Putin embodies many of the pathologies of the post-Soviet state, a land both animated and crippled by its sense of mission.
America’s frigid relations with Russia have little to do with US policy. They have a great deal to do with Vladimir Putin.
The decrepit Red Army of Soviet days has been replaced by a modern, effective fighting force. How effective? It’s the job of Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster to find out.
A big country—one that’s always sought a big role in the world.
America and its intelligence establishment have recovered from Edward Snowden’s disclosures—and are better off for them.
The federal drive for school reform has ground to a halt. Now the long struggle is back in the hands of states and communities.
For a quarter of a century now, charter schools have been trying to provide “disruptive innovation.” A summary of what we’ve learned.
Rancor over climate change has turned ExxonMobil into a scapegoat—free speech be damned.
Hoover fellow Timothy Garton Ash pens a free-speech manifesto for the Internet age.
The truth is as old as Hadrian’s Wall: cultures that don’t unite won’t get along.
The outgoing Stanford president reflects on the founding, and the future, of a truly great university.
Economist and Hoover fellow Russ Roberts tries mightily to make the dismal science less dismal—and offers a warning about the “science” part.
Benjamin Franklin knew social ties would create the ideas to energize his brave, new society. The Hoover Institution is helping to rekindle that bright idea.
Hoover fellow Lee E. Ohanian dared to question the belief that Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal had anything to do with ending the Depression. His research continues—and continues to make ideologues uncomfortable.
When the Hungarian Revolution took place six decades ago, the world learned the difference between containment, the policy the United States had adopted, and rollback, the policy it had not.