Task Forces and Working Groups
Task Forces and Working Groups
virtues of a free society
economic policy
property rights
health care policy
Islamism and the international order

Boyd and Jill Smith Task Force on Virtues of a Free Society: Op-eds and Articles

June 14, 2012 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Why We Can't All Just Get Along

A review of Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion...
May 22, 2012 | Claremont Institute

Restoring the Constitution

If the Constitution is being offered as the solution, it is necessary to specify what the problem is and how a revival of constitutionalism would help to fix it...
May 21, 2012 | Weekly Standard

The Once and Future Liberal

Obama runs as the progressive that he is...
May 7, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Why Colleges Don't Teach the Federalist Papers

At America's top schools, graduates leave without reading our most basic writings on the purpose of constitutional self-government...
April 24, 2012 | Weekly Standard

The Businessman vs. the Professor

The personal dimension of the Romney-Obama face off...
April 11, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

What's a 'Fair' Tax for the Mega Millionaires?

Polls say Americans want higher rates on the rich. But when one poll asked how much lottery winners should pay, over half said 10% or less...
March 30, 2012 | Policy Review

Reconsidering the Arab Spring

Peter Berkowitz on The Arab Awakening: America and the Transformation of the Middle East by Kenneth M. Pollack, et al...
March 31, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

How California's Colleges Indoctrinate Students

A new report on the UC system documents the plague of politicized classrooms. The problem is national in scope...
April 2, 2012 | Weekly Standard

A Model Intervention

Has the Libya precedent paralyzed the Obama ­administration on Syria?...
March 14, 2012 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Democracy Without Politics?

America thrives on an openness that has its limits...