Many of the Left’s recent policy proposals are not only quite radical, but scientifically, economically, and numerically illiterate. They are crowding out discussion of serious proposals to deal with the legitimate issues raised. A closer look reveals, for example, that Medicare for All and the Green New Deal wildly violate the laws of supply and demand, physics, and arithmetic.
For all the post-debate discussion of Barack Obama’s place in the 2020 Democratic presidential field – is it still fashionable to revere Obamacare; is there a contender other than Joe Biden willing to embrace Donald Trump’s predecessor? – there is this question: where’s Bill Clinton amidst his party’s conversation about tactics and ideological necessity?
As curator, I have seen some spectacular collections come into the Hoover Archives. But only Petrie’s words could relay my feelings when I opened a newly delivered box that had arrived in the mail containing the slender bound volume containing several issues of ...
Deep-sea fishing charters are a staple of most American coastal marinas — from Miami to the San Francisco Bay. Boats loaded with fuel and fun rock their way out on gentle waves to open waters and ocean sunsets. Summer freedom at its finest.
The principle that, given perfect competition and complete markets, the productive decision is to be governed solely by the objective market criterion represented by attained wealth–without regard to the individuals’ subjective preferences that enter into their consumptive decisions–will appear repeatedly throughout this study. We will call this principle the Separation Theorem.
Hoover Institution fellow Bill Evers talks about a proposed ethnic studies curriculum in California – the first state-level curriculum on the academic subject in the country – which teaches children that capitalism is racist. In the proposed course, capitalism is described as a “form of power and oppression,” alongside “patriarchy,” “racism,” “white supremacy” and “ableism.”
Watching Democratic presidential aspirants is like watching, a century ago, the 1919 World Series, when discerning spectators thought: Some of the White Sox are trying to lose. Michael Boskin, chairman of President George H. W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and currently at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, pays the Democrats the injurious compliment of taking seriously their aspirations, which are characterized by a disqualifying flippancy.
Economic growth in the U.S. is slowing. There are lots of possible reasons for this, but one that probably deserves more attention than it has gotten is that uncertainty emanating from Washington, and in particular from the White House, is becoming an economic drag.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, even as the economic expansion in the United States reaches record length, unemployment hovers at historic lows and consumers keep spending.
In exploring Counterinsurgency and the Indirect Approach, Dr. Thomas Henriksen assesses several cases where the United States has employed an Indirect Approach toward achieving strategic objectives, and he suggests where this concept has landed short of expectations.
The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to announce the appointment of five new senior fellows: Michael Auslin (Hoover Institution), Andrew Drwiega (an independent defense journalist), Afshon Ostovar (Naval Postgraduate School), Timothy Sayle (University of Toronto), and Leslie Schumacher (Germantown Academy).
Read about women pilots who won high-stakes airplane races in the 1920s and ‘30s, America’s first women soldiers and more during the “Finding Her Voice” book club at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.