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The Case for Trump

by Michael Doran interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Donald Trump has written a new narrative about the presidency—casting himself as hero, writes Hoover historian Victor Davis Hanson. Now the question is how this story ends.

The Politics of Pessimism

by David Davenportvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The so-called Green New Deal tells a tale of doom and gloom—not of the vibrant, growing America we actually live in.

On, Wisconsin!

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Democrats hope that picking their presidential nominee in Milwaukee will boost their chances in the Midwest. Convention magic, however, is fickle.

Three Pillars of Wisdom

by Edward Glaeser interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

To restrain both arrogant rulers and reckless populists, Hoover economist Raghuram Rajan argues in his new book, we must restore strong local communities.

A Heavy, Quite Visible Hand

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Manipulated wages, housing shortages, rents set by government diktat—distortions abound. The market is a much better mechanism than government for matching supply and demand.

Debt and Taxes

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Despite rising budget deficits, few in Washington propose fiscal prudence. Instead, there are unconscionable proposals for vast new spending programs.

Checked and Unbalanced

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Constitution blends political ideas into a harmonious whole. Modern partisan warfare, on the other hand, sharpens differences and dulls the harmony, and democracy suffers.

Tides of Humanity

by Larry Diamondvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Millions of people seek better lives by crossing borders, but many of those new lands are ill-prepared to receive them—or hostile toward them. But there are ways to deal with the demographic flood intelligently and humanely.

Is Reform Even Possible?

by Chester E. Finn Jr., David Steinervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

It’s easy to get discouraged about the many stubborn obstacles to better schools. Thoughts on giving the system the jolt it needs.

What a Reformer Believes

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Improving education isn’t just one long policy battle. Reformers of all stripes can claim common ground and even—sometimes—common sense.

Law and Border

by Sharon Driscoll interview with Michael McConnellvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Can the president declare a national emergency to build his border wall? Stanford law professor and Hoover fellow Michael W. McConnell guides us across uncharted legal terrain.

Future Shocked

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Silly nature myths and anti-capitalist posturing are neither new nor green nor a deal.

The GOP Needs Asian Voters

by Avik Roy, John Yoovia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Conservatives need to show a particular regard for the desires of Asian-Americans—including their desires for liberty and justice for all.

Progress and the Moral High Ground

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The culture war has left America’s minority groups where they started: held up as victims, held back from advancement. Conservatives have a great opportunity to scrap that old, failed narrative.

The Once and Future Anti-Semitism

by Clifton B. Parker interview with Russell A. Bermanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Hoover fellow Russell A. Berman examines the modern motives beyond an ancient hatred.

“China Will Reclaim Its Greatness”

by Andy Fitch interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

China expert Elizabeth C. Economy analyzes a “third revolution” and a second coming: that of Mao Zedong, in the form of Xi Jinping.

Tempted by Technology

by Michael R. Auslinvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Huawei’s new wireless networks may drive a wedge between the United States and its close ally Britain. Is shiny new tech worth the risk of opening a door to Chinese spies?

Telecom Buyer, Beware

by Herbert Linvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

All telecom technology, not just Huawei’s, presents security risks. And all of those risks are potentially manageable.

Kim Already Has What He Wants

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Since peaceful change would threaten his very survival, Kim Jong Un is prepared to hold the world at gunpoint indefinitely.

Capital Punishment’s Dead End?

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

California’s politicians no longer even pretend to support the death penalty. Who does support it? California’s voters.

The Ministry of Labor

by Lee Ohanianvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

A proposed law would dramatically interfere with businesses’ right to hire and promote whom they want. California doesn’t need this Orwellian regulation.

King of the Hill

by Jay Nordlinger interview with Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Hoover fellow and legendary Yale historian Charles Hill looks back on grand strategy and a grand life.

“It’s Not the End of the World”

by Peter M. Robinson interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

We can handle rising temperatures—if only everyone would calm down and think. Hoover visiting fellow Bjorn Lomborg on climate change and sweet reason.

“Technology Always Becomes Something Else”

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The age of artificial intelligence has already begun, says futurist Amy Webb, and a cascade of small changes will swell until “life is nothing like it was before.” The good news: people might finally decide what they want from tech, and what they will refuse to tolerate

The Audacity of Nope

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

It takes a special kind of chutzpah to compare the outrageous goals and impossible price tag of the Green New Deal with the components of the original New Deal.

Native Freedoms

by Terry Anderson, Wendy Purnellvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Indian tribes once had economies that helped them thrive, not merely survive. They must be allowed to reclaim their economic freedom, re-establish the rule of law, and reassert individual liberties.

Ideas Have Consequences

featuring Edwin J. Feulner, Jr.via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Before he went on to run another great think tank, the Heritage Foundation, Edwin J. Feulner served as a fellow at the Hoover Institution—and has followed Hoover ever since. In this appreciation of Hoover’s first century, he explains how the institution has kept vigil, preventing the world, in Herbert Hoover’s own words, from slumping “back toward darkness.”

Solzhenitsyn Was Here

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The celebrated Soviet exile came, did some research in the Hoover Archives, and began his scrutiny of the American scene. Notes on a memorable visitor.

On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The fierce metal bear that guards the reading room of the Hoover Archives reminds visitors of a link between California—the former “Bear Flag Republic”—and Russia, where Herbert Hoover worked as a mining engineer in the early twentieth century.

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2019 No. 3

by Michael Doran interview with Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by David Davenport Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Bill Whalen Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Edward Glaeser interview with Raghuram Rajan Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Richard A. Epstein Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by David R. Henderson Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Peter Berkowitz Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Larry Diamond Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., David Steiner Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Michael J. Petrilli Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Sharon Driscoll interview with Michael McConnell Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Bruce Thornton Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Avik Roy, John Yoo Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Shelby Steele Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Clifton B. Parker interview with Russell A. Berman Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Andy Fitch interview with Elizabeth Economy Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Michael R. Auslin Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Herbert Lin Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Paul R. Gregory Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Bill Whalen Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Lee Ohanian Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Jay Nordlinger interview with Charles Hill Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Bjorn Lomborg Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Russell Roberts Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Richard A. Epstein Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Terry Anderson, Wendy Purnell Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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featuring Edwin J. Feulner, Jr. Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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by Bertrand M. Patenaude Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

2019 No. 2

by David R. Henderson Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Charles Blahous Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Bruce Thornton Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Charles Calomiris Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Michael J. Petrilli Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Scott W. Atlas Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by John Yoo, James C. Phillips Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Amy Zegart, Lt Col Kevin Childs Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Josef Joffe Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Josef Joffe Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by H. R. McMaster Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Michael R. Auslin Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Orville Schell, Larry Diamond Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Martin Feldstein Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Elizabeth Cobbs Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Thomas H. Henriksen Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Clifton B. Parker interview with Joshua D. Rauh Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Bill Whalen Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Russell Roberts Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Andrew Roberts Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Kyle Duchynski Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Friday, January 25, 2019

2019 No. 1

by Bertrand M. Patenaude Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Edward Paul Lazear Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Edward Prescott, Lee Ohanian Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Michael Spence Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Charles Blahous Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Shelby Steele Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Chester E. Finn Jr. Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Gary D. Libecap Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Michael J. Petrilli Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Lee Ohanian Friday, January 25, 2019
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Scott W. Atlas Friday, January 25, 2019
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by David Davenport Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Bruce Thornton Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Terry Anderson Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Peter Berkowitz Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Ralph Peters Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Russell Roberts interview with Frank Dikötter Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Josef Joffe Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Peter M. Robinson Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Michael R. Auslin Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Thomas Sowell Friday, January 25, 2019
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interview with Markos Kounalakis Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Bill Whalen Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Julie Zeilinger interview with Elizabeth Cobbs Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Benedetta Carnaghi Friday, January 25, 2019
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by Melissa De Witte interview with Lisa Blaydes Friday, January 25, 2019
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Monday, October 29, 2018

2018 No. 4

by Bill Whalen interview with Thomas W. Gilligan Monday, October 29, 2018
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by John F. Cogan Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Stephen Kotkin Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Scott W. Atlas Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Charles L. Hooper, David R. Henderson Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Richard Sousa, Nicolas Petit Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Terry Anderson Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Paul R. Gregory Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssen Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Ralph Peters Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Markos Kounalakis Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Chester E. Finn Jr. Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Abbas Milani Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Eric Edelman, Ray Takeyh Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Norman M. Naimark Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Tunku Varadarajan Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Timothy Garton Ash Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Mark Koyama Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Miles Maochun Yu Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with General Jim Mattis Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Russell Roberts Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Lee Ohanian Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Bruce Thornton Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Russell A. Berman Monday, October 29, 2018
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by Bertrand M. Patenaude Monday, October 29, 2018
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A Heavy, Quite Visible Hand

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Manipulated wages, housing shortages, rents set by government diktat—distortions abound. The market is a much better mechanism than government for matching supply and demand.

Three Pillars of Wisdom

by Edward Glaeser interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

To restrain both arrogant rulers and reckless populists, Hoover economist Raghuram Rajan argues in his new book, we must restore strong local communities.

On, Wisconsin!

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Democrats hope that picking their presidential nominee in Milwaukee will boost their chances in the Midwest. Convention magic, however, is fickle.

The Politics of Pessimism

by David Davenportvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The so-called Green New Deal tells a tale of doom and gloom—not of the vibrant, growing America we actually live in.

On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The fierce metal bear that guards the reading room of the Hoover Archives reminds visitors of a link between California—the former “Bear Flag Republic”—and Russia, where Herbert Hoover worked as a mining engineer in the early twentieth century.

Solzhenitsyn Was Here

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The celebrated Soviet exile came, did some research in the Hoover Archives, and began his scrutiny of the American scene. Notes on a memorable visitor.

Ideas Have Consequences

featuring Edwin J. Feulner, Jr.via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Before he went on to run another great think tank, the Heritage Foundation, Edwin J. Feulner served as a fellow at the Hoover Institution—and has followed Hoover ever since. In this appreciation of Hoover’s first century, he explains how the institution has kept vigil, preventing the world, in Herbert Hoover’s own words, from slumping “back toward darkness.”

Native Freedoms

by Terry Anderson, Wendy Purnellvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Indian tribes once had economies that helped them thrive, not merely survive. They must be allowed to reclaim their economic freedom, re-establish the rule of law, and reassert individual liberties.

The Audacity of Nope

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

It takes a special kind of chutzpah to compare the outrageous goals and impossible price tag of the Green New Deal with the components of the original New Deal.

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