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Diminishing Collectivism and Evolving Democratic Capitalism

December 5, 2012

Health Care vs. Health Insurance

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The contraception mandate is not a form of insurance; it is a wealth transfer, plain and simple.
November 29, 2012

The Rise of Faux Diversity

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Should skin color be a determining factor in college admissions?
November 21, 2012

Waiting for the GOP’s Populist Turn

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If there’s one thing Americans hate, it’s an out-of-touch, elitist snob.
November 13, 2012

One Nation, Under Compromise?

Our political and financial realities will force both Democrats and Republicans to work toward smaller government.
October 26, 2012

Champion of Liberty

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The accomplishments of Milton Friedman—and why we still miss him. By Stephen Moore.

October 26, 2012

Red Tales

Imitate it, destroy it, trade with it? In the years after the Bolshevik revolution, the West didn’t know what to make of the new Soviet state. Hoover fellow Robert Service explores a time of conflict and disillusionment. By Jonathan Derbyshire.

October 26, 2012

"The American Project Is in Danger"

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Charles Murray on the crisis that threatens our very identity as a nation. An interview with Peter Robinson.

October 26, 2012

Melting Pots and Salad Bowls

What is the future of assimilation in America? By Bruce S. Thornton.

October 26, 2012

A Warrior-Scholar Looks at Afghanistan

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Hoover fellow and major general H. R. McMaster refuses to entertain illusions or wishful thinking about Afghanistan. He sees neither a triumph nor a lost cause. By David Feith.

October 26, 2012

Chessboard or Puzzle

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What are America’s next moves? Candidates Obama and Romney offer opposite answers. By Henry R. Nau.