Are the Good Times Over?

by Michael J. Boskinvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Don’t settle for a “new normal” of sluggish growth—not when information technology is just beginning to bloom.

U.S. Capitol as weather vane

Where the Business Climate Is Fair and Warming

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

States that are friendly to business are climbing out of recession more quickly than those that aren’t.

Reach for 4% Growth

by John H. Cochrane via Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Make a clean sweep in taxes, regulation, and investment, and the economy will leave stagnation in the dust.

Bernie Sanders’ Sneakers

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The socialist candidate thinks the free market forces Americans to choose between shoes and food. For all he’s learned about the failure of central planning, the twentieth century might as well never have happened.

Kelo, Ten Years On

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The notorious eminent-domain ruling still provokes outrage and legal confusion.

Pill of Great Price

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

As Sovaldi demonstrates, even a very expensive new drug can save money. A prescription for strong patents and less government price-fixing.

The Terrorist’s Apprentice

by Mark Harrisonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

HELP WANTED: Must be zealous, willing to travel. Benefits to die for.

Secrets in a Transparent World

by Jack Goldsmithvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Hoover fellow Jack Goldsmith urges the intelligence community to accept a few leaks, earn some credibility, and let in the sunshine.

Snowden Shrugged

by Benjamin Wittesvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

If the NSA had done what Chinese hackers did—steal millions of Americans’ dossiers—privacy advocates would be up in arms.

Deterrence Has to Be Lethal

by Lieutenant Colonel Enrique Otivia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Cyberwar is real war, which means strategists must develop ways to punish—and yes, to kill—those who wage it.

North Star Rising

by Admiral Gary Rougheadvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The Arctic is the world’s new frontier for resources, shipping, and security. We need to stake our claim.

The Golden Tipping Point

by Carson Brunovia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The lack of housing threatens to take the shine off California’s economy. And where is opposition to new construction strongest? Not in conservative areas.

It Didn’t Happen Here

by Carol Galantevia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

It was all spelled out in 1982: a plan to save water, streamline zoning, build homes, and cut construction costs. This was California’s road not taken, and it could still make all the difference.

Readiness Isn’t Optional

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

New tests can show parents whether their kids are on track. Will the states give them the results straight?

Mired in Social Poverty

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Poor schools need more than money. They need social capital.

Freedom’s Creative Clamor

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Free speech has given us cranks, crazies, alarmists—and some of history’s best ideas. Why we must defend this most basic of rights.

A Very Cozy Duopoly

by Larry Diamondvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

One unaccountable gatekeeper—the Commission on Presidential Debates—still bars the door to third-party candidates.

“You Built Your Own Monument”

by General Jim Mattisvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

General James Mattis speaks to his fellow vets.

Speaking Too Softly

by Thomas Donnellyvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

A case for keeping Teddy Roosevelt’s big stick: overwhelming military force.

What Leninism Cost Russia

featuring Robert Servicevia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Hoover fellow Robert Service is a leading scholar of the Soviet icon’s “dangerous genius,” whose legacy still damages Russia today.

Another Russia Will Rise

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Vladimir Putin is only mortal. Soon enough he will have to give way to others—who will lead Russia out of its imperial afterlife and into the modern world.

Will Japan and China Ever Make Up?

by Emily S. Chenvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The problem is never whether a particular apology is “enough.” The problem in both countries is domestic politics.

Let My Conscience Be Your Guide

by David Davenportvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Are eternal truths subject to the approval of nine justices? Pondering the right to live as if God mattered.

“It’s Not About You . . . ”

by Clifton B. Parker featuring William Damonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Hoover fellow Bill Damon wants young people to find purpose and meaning—not just for themselves but for our democracy.

Long Live Magna Carta!

by Clint Bolickvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

Democracies’ great debt to the Great Charter. (America’s may be the greatest.)

Seeds of Liberty

by Jeremy Cattovia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

In this messy, ephemeral contract, the West awoke to individual rights.

Faith in Our Fathers

by James W. Ceaservia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The Great Charter inspired America to create a founding document—and established the very idea of “founders.”

Fouad’s Way

by Samuel Tadrosvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The late Hoover fellow made it his life’s work to teach the United States and the Arab world about each other.

Sub-standardized Testing

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The College Board wants to ensure that students learn about America only at its worst.

Bridge of Spies

by Jean McElwee Cannonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The Hoover Archives holds the papers of James Donovan, the key figure in a celebrated Cold War spy swap. Now a new Steven Spielberg film, starring Tom Hanks as Donovan, tells Donovan’s story.

On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

On the cover.