High taxes, obstructive land-use policies, layers of entitlements, and union chokeholds. State and local governments need a break. By Richard A. Epstein.
Courts have wrought big changes in the patent system. Now Congress and the White House need to let the system settle. By F. Scott Kieff and Kevin Rivette.
Fans of limited government have taken their lumps lately, and unfortunately, one “tea party” does not a revolution make. By Richard A. Epstein.
Reflecting on his career as one of Stanford’s "Pioneers in Science," the physicist and Hoover senior fellow says the need for arms control is more pressing than ever.
By keeping some troubled paper, dumping some lousy mortgages, and taking a vow of political fortitude. That’s how. By Richard A. Epstein.
A comprehensive book by Hoover senior fellow Alvin Rabushka shows how newborn America found its financial footing.
The effort may be slow and fumbling, but China is attempting to embrace property rights at last. By Jialin Zhang.
Give government too much discretion in eminent-domain cases, and you’ll get not justice or efficiency but favoritism and intrigue. By Richard A. Epstein.
Stand up for limited government and property rights, and you’ll usually stand alone. By Richard A. Epstein.
Robert Mugabe, the autocratic president of Zimbabwe, has begun enacting misguided “land reform” policies that would confiscate virtually all of the private property in the country. The program is proving disastrous for the country’s people—and its wildlife. By Hoover fellow Terry L. Anderson.