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Hoover Digest by topic: Communism

April 21, 2014

Marxist Myopia

Why is Marxism still fashionable in some quarters? Because although the free market’s hard edges are easy to see, its benefits are more subtle.

April 21, 2014

Katyn Keeps Its Secrets

The graves were opened long ago, but Russian files may remain closed forever.

April 21, 2014

The Powers that Will Be

China’s rise need not entail America’s fall. How “declinism” distracts us from contemplating a much more complicated future.

April 21, 2014

The Empire Strikes Back?

More and more, China resembles the confident—and eventually aggressive—Japan of the 1930s.

April 21, 2014

Taiwan’s Voice of Experience

If China wants an example of progress, it need only look across the Taiwan Strait.

January 21, 2014

The Last Communist

Mieczysław F. Rakowski, the last Communist prime minister of Po-land, sought to repair communism by reforming it. Instead he reformed it right out of existence.

January 21, 2014

Capitalism's Nine (and More) Lives

Like Karl Marx, present-day doomsayers hail every crisis at the death knell of capitalism—and, like Marx, they're wrong.

October 18, 2013

Windows into History

In seldom-seen treasures from the Hoover Archives, stories of artists and their times.

October 18, 2013

Watching the Detectives

Free societies can indeed restrain their intelligence agencies, largely by keeping them honest.

October 18, 2013

October Surprises

The Cuban missile crisis represents an enduring tale of complacency, fragmented data, and the frantic race to pick signal out of noise.