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Photographic portrait of the “Great and Generous Leader,” Joseph Stalin.
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Inside Stalin's Head

by Norman M. Naimarkfeaturing Stephen Kotkinvia Reason
Sunday, February 1, 2015

We all think we know Stalin. He was the brutal and vengeful dictator of the Soviet Union from the late 1920s until 1953, when, mercifully, he died before he could do any more damage. He was the instigator of forced industrialization and collectivization, taking his country down a dead-end path to modernity from which its heirs are still trying to recover.

Sound Money, Sound Policy

by John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

These are the keys to restoring the Fed and our economy.

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A Better Start for Startups

by Lee Ohanian, Edward Prescottvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New businesses drive productivity—unless taxes and regulation strangle them.

Ouija-Board Economics

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Even the best economic forecasts just aren’t very good at predicting growth, costs, or jobs.

The Problem with “Equal Pay”

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A competitive labor market will make short work of pay gaps.

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Not all Inequality Is Equal

by Michael Spencevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Inequality does not equal stagnation. Even as differences in income grow, entire nations may benefit.

Taylor Jones cartoon

“The Enemy Is Not Waiting”

by General Jim Mattisvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

America is engaged in a clash not only of arms but of ideas, according to a man who understands both kinds of combat.

Whitewashing the Jihadists

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The US government’s spin on Islamist violence—that the perpetrators aren’t Muslims—is both condescending and wrong.

Taylor Jones cartoon

Omens from the Seventh Century

by Edward N. Luttwak via Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The early caliphate so idealized by Islamists was no golden age, but a time of instability and violence.

Reign of Terrorists

by Mark Moyarvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The self-proclaimed Islamic State might fail as a caliphate but succeed in promoting international terrorism.

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