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Hoover Digest by topic: Government Regulation

April 21, 2014

A Policy too Far

Yes, we need to make affordable health insurance available. But to do so we need to scrap the “cover everything” mentality.

April 21, 2014

Houses of Cards

The mortgage market came tumbling down because activists, regulators, and lenders laid such a wobbly foundation.

April 21, 2014

The Crusade Years

When Herbert Hoover left the White House, he remained intensely interested in world affairs, devoting much of the rest of his life to the struggle against collectivism.

April 21, 2014

Dealing with the New Deal

The debate that erupted in the 1930s still presents us with the same fundamental choice: greater liberty, or greater government power?

April 21, 2014

Not too Late for a Cure

ObamaCare isn’t settled law if it doesn’t work. Rather than wait for a total collapse, let’s come up with a genuine alternative now.

April 21, 2014

It Doesn't Pay Off

Most minimum-wage workers aren’t sole breadwinners and don’t live in poor households. That’s why minimum wages do a lot less for the truly poor than you might suppose.

April 21, 2014

Break the Budget Stalemate

Both parties should have the good sense to demand less waste, more efficiency, and new technology.

January 21, 2014

Let It Grow

The evidence is in that steeper taxes and overregulation fail to boost incomes and ease inequality.

January 21, 2014

On the Cover

January 21, 2014

A Dream Derailed

King’s fight for justice has been transformed into government-sponsored distortion of labor, housing, and education.