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Red Lines

by Matt Pottingervia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

The United States and its allies must refuse to let Beijing hold them hostage.

Battery Power

by Nadia Schadlow, Arthur Hermanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

China’s pursuit of a global green-energy monopoly includes locking up the battery supply chain. The Pentagon has a strong interest in not letting that happen.

Inside the Ministry of Fear

by Miles Maochun Yuvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Like all totalitarian states, China is a master of propaganda. It’s no surprise that even Americans are seduced—and threatened—into following the party line.

How Lies Go Viral

by Gordon G. Changvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Beijing peddles a tale of American involvement in the origins of COVID-19. Social media does the rest.

Is the Fed Losing Focus?

by John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

A hard lesson from the recent past shows how neglecting monetary policy feeds inflation. We mustn’t let that happen now.

Another Trillion-Dollar Baby

by John F. Cogan, Daniel Heilvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

The Biden administration is eager to midwife a huge expansion in entitlement payments. More than half of all Americans would be on the federal dole.

Debtors’ Prison

by Michael J. Boskinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Federal borrowing is soaring—and the debt the nation is amassing will long outlast any pandemic.

The Tax Cartel Cometh

by Joshua D. Rauh, Aharon Friedmanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Big-government control of the international tax system looks a lot like imperialism—and a bad deal for American workers and consumers.

Free Trade Refresher Course

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
The not-so-secret ingredient of prosperity: comparative advantage. It’s a concept neither Trump nor Biden seems to grasp.

Don’t Sacrifice Ideals

by Russell A. Bermanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Still utterly central to American foreign policy: human rights. We must defend them abroad and at home.

Misogyny Knows No Borders

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
In the face of indifference and political correctness, Hoover fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali defends women’s rights.

A Caliphate in the Making?

by Abbas Milanivia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
The election of a new, hard-line president shows that moderation—whether foreign or domestic—remains a mirage.

Conciliation Will Fail

by H. R. McMastervia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

The case for putting maximum pressure on the Islamic Republic.

Distant Warnings

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

In their eagerness to be done with “forever wars,” especially in Africa, Americans and their leaders may just bring the danger closer.

Divided We Fall, Together We Heal

by Abraham D. Sofaervia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Every country fell short in the battle against COVID-19. The future demands we improve international cooperation, not abandon it.

To Everyone’s Health

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
The pandemic provided fresh evidence of a very old problem: certain minority groups suffer worse health and shorter lives than does the average American. Fixing that will require transforming Medicaid.

Crowdsourcing and the Mobs

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

The Internet has enabled the rise of citizen spies. They’re making money, pushing social causes—and sometimes running roughshod on privacy and civil rights.

Green Screens

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

Environmentalists see the future as either apocalypse or utopia. We need to address the climate, but hyperbole of any stripe only gets in the way.

Civics and Its Discontents

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
A host of social struggles converge on a familiar battlefield: civics education.

Three Cheers for the Old Normal

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

Armed with a year’s worth of improvised failures during the pandemic, schools should quit while they’re behind.

Charters Turn Thirty

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Mannovia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Charter schools are here to stay. But they, like their students, should never stop learning and growing.

Don’t Knock Opportunity

by David L. Lealvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

Demography may not, after all, be destiny. Republicans could earn the Latino vote in California by emphasizing values, personal and financial freedom, and compassion.

A Lesson in Power

by Michael T. Hartneyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
With help from their friends in Sacramento, teachers’ unions still shrug off all attempts to reduce their political clout.

Doom with a View

by Peter M. Robinson interview with Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

Hoover fellow Niall Ferguson’s new book represents a grand tour of COVID-19 and other catastrophes and the people who have had to face them.

An Honest Man

by Peter M. Robinson featuring Thomas Sowell, Jason Rileyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Jason Riley offers a biography of Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell, the maverick scholar and fierce defender of fact over faction.

The Case for Black Patriotism

by Glenn Louryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Does the American Dream apply to black people, too? “It most certainly and emphatically does apply. And it is coming to fruition daily.”

Tear Down that Great Firewall

by H. R. McMastervia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

President Reagan’s historic speech exposed a confrontation deeper than the Cold War itself. Where is the American leader who can challenge China on the same terms?

Goodbye, Columbus

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

The now-annual ritual of pillorying Christopher Columbus is part of a crusade to defame America and its values.

A Tower to Remember

by Elena Danielsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Hoover Tower, the symbol of Stanford University, was built to keep history alive—and during eighty years has led a long, meaningful life of its own.

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Monday, October 18, 2021

2021 No. 4

by Matt Pottinger Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Nadia Schadlow, Arthur Herman Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Miles Maochun Yu Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Gordon G. Chang Monday, October 18, 2021
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by John B. Taylor Monday, October 18, 2021
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by John F. Cogan, Daniel Heil Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Michael J. Boskin Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Joshua D. Rauh, Aharon Friedman Monday, October 18, 2021
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by David R. Henderson Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Russell A. Berman Monday, October 18, 2021
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featuring Ayaan Hirsi Ali Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Abbas Milani Monday, October 18, 2021
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by H. R. McMaster Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Thomas H. Henriksen Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Abraham D. Sofaer Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Scott W. Atlas Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Amy Zegart Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Bjorn Lomborg Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno Monday, October 18, 2021
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by David L. Leal Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Michael T. Hartney Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Niall Ferguson Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Peter M. Robinson featuring Thomas Sowell, Jason Riley Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Glenn Loury Monday, October 18, 2021
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by H. R. McMaster Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Bruce Thornton Monday, October 18, 2021
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by Elena Danielson Monday, October 18, 2021
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

2021 No. 3

by Charles Hill Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Harrison Smith Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Larry Diamond Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Raghuram Rajan Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Michael Spence Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by George P. Shultz, John F. Cogan, John B. Taylor Thursday, July 15, 2021
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Elizabeth Economy Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by H. R. McMaster Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Niall Ferguson Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Michael R. Auslin Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Jendayi Frazer, Judd Devermont Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by William J. Perry, Henry A. Kissinger, Sam Nunn Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Jonathan Movroydis interview with Clint Bolick, Kate J. Hardiman Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Chester E. Finn Jr. Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Peter M. Robinson Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Terry Anderson Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Russ Roberts Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Peter M. Robinson Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Chris Walsh, William McKenzie interview with Niall Ferguson Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Chris Walsh, William McKenzie interview with Timothy Garton Ash Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Condoleezza Rice Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Jonathan Movroydis interview with David Berkey Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Bertrand M. Patenaude Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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by Anatol Shmelev Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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Monday, April 26, 2021

2021 No. 2

by John F. Cogan, John B. Taylor Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Michael J. Boskin Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Ambassador Paul Wolfowitz Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Henry A. Kissinger Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Philip Taubman Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Peter M. Robinson Monday, April 26, 2021
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by James Goodby Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Robert L. Strauss Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Colonel Christopher Starling, USMC (Ret.) Monday, April 26, 2021
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, April 26, 2021
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, April 26, 2021
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by David Davenport Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Morris P. Fiorina Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Kori Schake, General Jim Mattis, Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., Joseph Felter Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Josef Joffe Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Jonathan Movroydis interview with Elizabeth Economy Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, April 26, 2021
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by H. R. McMaster Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Russell A. Berman Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Amy Zegart Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Terry Anderson Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Bjorn Lomborg Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Clint Bolick, Kate J. Hardiman Monday, April 26, 2021
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interview with Shelby Steele Monday, April 26, 2021
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by John B. Taylor Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Lee Ohanian Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Douglas Murray Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Herbert Lin Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Anatol Shmelev Monday, April 26, 2021
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by Norman M. Naimark, Nicholas Siekierski Monday, April 26, 2021
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

2021 No. 1

by Peter M. Robinson interview with Condoleezza Rice Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by John B. Taylor Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Raghuram Rajan Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, Lee Ohanian Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Kevin Warsh Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by David R. Henderson Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Peter Berkowitz Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by John Yoo Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Terry Anderson Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Bjorn Lomborg Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Larry Diamond Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Michael R. Auslin Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by David Griffith, Michael J. Petrilli Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Eric Hanushek, Ludger Woessmann Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Charles Hill Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Russell A. Berman Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Andrew Roberts Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Michael McConnell Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Terry Anderson, Adam Crepelle Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Harvey C. Mansfield Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Richard A. Epstein Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Lee Ohanian Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by David R. Henderson Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with H. R. McMaster Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Russ Roberts Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by David Davenport Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Michael J. Petrilli Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Bruce Thornton Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Josef Joffe Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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by Haidar Hadi, Rayan Ghazal, Erik Lunde, Jean McElwee Cannon Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

A Tower to Remember

by Elena Danielsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Hoover Tower, the symbol of Stanford University, was built to keep history alive—and during eighty years has led a long, meaningful life of its own.

Goodbye, Columbus

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

The now-annual ritual of pillorying Christopher Columbus is part of a crusade to defame America and its values.

Tear Down that Great Firewall

by H. R. McMastervia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

President Reagan’s historic speech exposed a confrontation deeper than the Cold War itself. Where is the American leader who can challenge China on the same terms?

The Case for Black Patriotism

by Glenn Louryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Does the American Dream apply to black people, too? “It most certainly and emphatically does apply. And it is coming to fruition daily.”

An Honest Man

by Peter M. Robinson featuring Thomas Sowell, Jason Rileyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Jason Riley offers a biography of Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell, the maverick scholar and fierce defender of fact over faction.

Doom with a View

by Peter M. Robinson interview with Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

Hoover fellow Niall Ferguson’s new book represents a grand tour of COVID-19 and other catastrophes and the people who have had to face them.

A Lesson in Power

by Michael T. Hartneyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
With help from their friends in Sacramento, teachers’ unions still shrug off all attempts to reduce their political clout.

Don’t Knock Opportunity

by David L. Lealvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021

Demography may not, after all, be destiny. Republicans could earn the Latino vote in California by emphasizing values, personal and financial freedom, and compassion.

Charters Turn Thirty

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Mannovia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 18, 2021
Charter schools are here to stay. But they, like their students, should never stop learning and growing.

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