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Shelby Steele On the Perils Of Political Correctness

featuring Shelby Steelevia Paper Magazine
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Societies have many of the qualities individuals have. America is a particularly great society. There's been no country like this ever before in all of human history.

Analysis and Commentary

Hate Crime Legislation A Good Idea That Went Bad

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The labeling of hate crimes has become so politicized and ill-defined that the entire concept is unworkable.

Analysis and Commentary

The International Security Studies Forum: How Not To Counter Counterfactuals (Page 9)

by Niall Fergusonvia The International Security Studies Forum
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Surprisingly, some quite eminent historians still have difficulties with counterfactuals. 


David Davenport On Opinion Journal: American Individualism, Not Dead Yet

interview with David Davenportvia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow David Davenport discusses the theme of his new book Rugged Individualism.

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The Libertarian: The Future of American Health Care

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

How Republicans can repeal and replace Obamacare without unleashing chaos.

Analysis and Commentary

Swimming Against The Current

by Samuel J. Abramsvia Inside Higher Education
Monday, January 9, 2017

Given the well-known ideological imbalance of professors on our nation’s college and university campuses, quite a bit has been written about how conservative faculty members are a “beleaguered minority,” the rare “campus unicorns” and even “a minority [which] is being systematically repressed in America’s elite institutions.” 

Robert Costa on covering Donald Trump
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Understanding Donald Trump

interview with Robert Costavia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, January 9, 2017

Robert Costa, an American journalist who writes for the Washington Post, joins Peter Robinson to discuss his insights into president-elect Donald Trump after covering him for the past several years.

Nazi Party Biography of Wilhelm Schmitz, Box 1, Folder 3, Theodore Abel papers, Hoover Archive
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Newly Digitized Nazi Biograms Now Available

Monday, January 9, 2017

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available more than 3,700 pages of autobiographical sketches written by members of the Nazi Party. The documents are from the Theodore Abel papers.The collection of this noted sociologist allows researchers incredibly valuable insight into the workings of authoritarian regimes and the ideological beliefs of their members.

Analysis and Commentary

Stigler On Shaw On Income Equality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, January 6, 2017

I enjoyed rereading George Stigler's 1959 piece "Shaw, Webb, and Fabian Socialism," which I posted about earlier.

Analysis and Commentary

Don't Leave High-Achieving Poor, Minority Students Behind

by Michael J. Petrilli, Brandon L. Wright via The Northwest Indiana Times
Friday, January 6, 2017

Indiana needs to improve its accountability system for K–12 education. A relic of the No Child Left Behind era, it has a critical flaw, encouraging schools to narrowly focus on the progress of their lowest-performing students.


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