Dinesh D’Souza


Dinesh D’Souza was a fellow at the Hoover Institution from 2001-2007.

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Patriotism of a Higher Order

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

What’s so great about America? Reflections on his adopted country by Dinesh D’Souza—Bombay native, American citizen, and Hoover fellow.

What’s So Great about America

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Former U.N. ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick was right: “Americans need to face the truth about themselves, no matter how pleasant it is.” By Hoover fellow Dinesh D’Souza.


with Dinesh D’Souza, Robert Higgs, Gore Vidalvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 18, 2002

In a 2002 Gallup poll conducted in ten Muslim nations, only 22 percent of the people questioned viewed the United States favorably. Why does the United States foster such hatred in the Islamic world in particular? Is it our foreign policy—our support of Israel and of repressive Arab regimes in the Middle East? Or is it our culture? Does globalization spread American values that are simply antithetical, thus disruptive, to the traditional Islamic view of society? Just what should we do to win this struggle for the hearts and minds of those who despise us around the world?

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The Virtue of Prosperity

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Is the impact of the new technocapitalist economy a net plus or net minus for society as a whole? Hoover media fellow Dinesh D’Souza on the moral conundrum of success.

When Discrimination Makes Sense

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Police have been known to stop suspects because of their race, and cabdrivers have been known to refuse riders for the same reason. According to Hoover media fellow Dinesh D’Souza, we should outlaw the one but permit the other.

CHAINED TO THE PAST: Race and Integration

with Dinesh D’Souza, Tamar Jacobyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 21, 1998

Wave after wave of immigrant groups has followed a path of increasing economic success and integration into the American mainstream. African-Americans have not. Why? Is integration the means to equality or actually the result? Dinesh d'Souza Media Fellow, Hoover Institution, John M. Olin Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Author, The End of Racism, and Tamar Jacoby, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Author, Someone Else's House ask if affirmative action is not the answer, just what is?

We the Slave Owners

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Policy Review
Friday, September 1, 1995

In Jefferson's America, were some men not created equal?