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Timeless Values

by Bill Whalen interview with Thomas W. Gilliganvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Director Thomas W. Gilligan looks ahead to the Hoover Institution’s centenary and to another century of defending America’s core values.

Entitlements: What We Must Do

by John F. Coganvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

For some seven decades, entitlement programs have grown almost continuously—and yet, even now, it may not be too late to bring them under control. Adapted from Hoover fellow John F. Cogan’s Hayek Prize lecture.

The Original “Great Game”

by Stephen Kotkinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Duels between hegemons are as old as history itself. The nations wrestling over the fate of the world in our own time: China and the United States.

Contending Populisms

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Populist movements can either check political hubris—or make it worse.

Baking Bad

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Half-baked reasoning in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case left the most important question unanswered: How far does freedom of expression extend?

Anthony Kennedy’s Principles

by Jack Goldsmithvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The departure of the “swing justice” was significant indeed.

Savings for All

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Health savings accounts already drive down the cost of health care. Now we should offer them to everyone.

Health Care Fables

by Charles L. Hooper, David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Health care reform is hard but not impossible. We can start by discarding three myths.

You Could Google It

by Richard Sousa, Nicolas Petitvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018
Economic analysis makes it clear: the efforts to break up big tech companies just don’t compute.

Searching for Higher Ground

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The market, not regulations, will teach us how to manage rising seas and temperatures.

Diesel Duplicity

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018
In the name of climate change, European policy makers “nudged” millions of drivers into diesel-powered cars, swapping hypothetical hazards for very real harm.

Turning over a New (Organic) Leaf

by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Bioengineered crops help farmers and feed increasing numbers of people, but the organic industry still rejects them. New organic labels could, and should, make room for science.

Guardians and Gatekeepers

by Ralph Petersvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Every fresh form of communication adds to propaganda’s toolkit, but computers have unleashed profound new powers of disinformation. Tech titans need to insist on a transparent, open Internet.

The Mayor of Tech Territory

by Markos Kounalakisvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Cyberspace is often compared to the Wild West—but eventually the West was won and the frontier tamed. It’s time for our virtual villages to get civilized.

Teachers Need Sympathy—and Reform

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Teaching can be a tough, poorly paid job. But teachers need to recognize that respect must be earned, and that their unions are doing them no favors.

A Sorry Bargain

by Jack Goldsmithvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Weak from the start, the Iran nuclear deal was a fragile political commitment that left Congress out in the cold.

A Deal Worse

by Abbas Milanivia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

President Trump’s scrapping of the joint nuclear deal is a godsend to Iran’s beleaguered leaders. It will also breed more Russian and Chinese interference

Revolution Ever After?

by Eric Edelman, Ray Takeyhvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The Iranian revolution, now nearly forty years old, defied the West and the odds against its survival. How have the mullahs pulled it off?

Hapless in Gaza

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The world continues to feed Palestinians’ delusions that they will one day return to land that is now part of Israel—encouraging the Palestinians to spurn peaceful solutions that could actually be attained.

Only a Mirage

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

A two-state solution was always going to require Palestinians and Israelis to trust each other. The latest Gaza violence has rendered such trust all but impossible.

Where Is Poland Heading?

by Norman M. Naimarkvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

A new populist party aims to tighten its grip on institutions—and on Polish history itself.

A Taste of Polish Anger

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Political figure Ryszard Legutko explains why Poland’s ruling party is blazing its own path.

A Bloc Divided

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Authoritarianism reappears in Eastern Europe. Will the European Union defend its values?

Two Roads

by Mark Koyamavia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Why did Japan and China take such divergent paths into the modern world?

Cutting Out the Middle Kingdom

by Miles Maochun Yuvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Whatever comes of the Trump administration’s negotiations with Kim Jong Un, China can no longer dominate North Korea’s relations with the United States.

“We’re Accountable to You”

by Peter M. Robinson interview with General Jim Mattisvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Defense Secretary James Mattis, a former Hoover fellow, on running the Pentagon: “You go in, roll up your sleeves, and go to work.”

The Jung and the Restless

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Psychologist and author Jordan Peterson spurns the pursuit of happiness, encourages the pursuit of Jungian archetypes, and lays claim to the modern soul.

Sunny Delusion

by Lee Ohanianvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

California recently enacted a law requiring solar roofs on all new homes. Wasteful and pointless, the measure will damage the state’s economy while doing nothing about climate change.

The Invisible California

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The coastal elites ignore the Central Valley—yet force it to abide by their decisions. A portrait of California’s own “flyover country.”

Marx’s Moldering Manifesto

by Russell A. Bermanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Karl Marx didn’t free the proletariat or anyone else.

Revolution Comes to Stanford

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Remembering Alexander Kerensky: leader of the short-lived Russian Provisional Government that ruled between the czar and the Bolsheviks, he spent his later years at Stanford, hoping for “the resurrection of liberty in my land.”

On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

On November 11, 1918, the guns fell silent on the Western Front, bringing the Great War to a close. This French war-bonds poster from late in the war, with its soldier and ragged banner, hints at the conflict’s gargantuan trail of destruction.

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2016 No. 4

by John H. Cochrane Friday, October 21, 2016
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by George P. Shultz, John F. Cogan Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Charles Blahous Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Douglas A. Irwin Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Josef Joffe, Timothy Garton Ash, Allan H. Meltzer, Niall Ferguson, Stephen Kotkin, Michael McFaul, Andrew Roberts, Richard A. Epstein, Michael Spence Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring James W. Ceaser Friday, October 21, 2016
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by James Huffman Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Paul R. Gregory Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Rosa Brooks Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Thomas Donnelly Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Admiral Gary Roughead Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Reuel Marc Gerecht Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Stephen Kotkin Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Michael McFaul Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring H. R. McMaster Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Miles Maochun Yu Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Paul E. Peterson Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Timothy Garton Ash Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Peter M. Robinson Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Russell Roberts Friday, October 21, 2016
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by William Damon Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Lee Ohanian Friday, October 21, 2016
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Friday, October 21, 2016
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Monday, July 11, 2016

2016 No. 3

by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, July 11, 2016
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by James W. Ceaser Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, July 11, 2016
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by James W. Ceaser Monday, July 11, 2016
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by David Brady Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Michael J. Boskin Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Charles Blahous Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Stephen D. Krasner, Amy Zegart Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Kori Schake Monday, July 11, 2016
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by William J. Perry Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Mark Moyar Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Amy Zegart Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Mark Harrison Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Amr Hamzawy, Michael McFaul Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Charles Hill Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Abbas Milani Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Henry I. Miller Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Christopher Walker, Marc Plattner, Larry Diamond Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Damon Root interview with Clint Bolick Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Karl Rove Monday, July 11, 2016
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by David Andolfatto interview with Lee Ohanian Monday, July 11, 2016
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by William Damon Monday, July 11, 2016
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by George H. Nash Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Hsiao-ting Lin Monday, July 11, 2016
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Monday, July 11, 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016

2016 No. 2

by Michael J. Boskin Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Edward Paul Lazear Monday, April 18, 2016
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by John B. Taylor Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael Spence Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Allan H. Meltzer Monday, April 18, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, April 18, 2016
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by David Brady Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Scott W. Atlas Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Daniel P. Kessler Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Charles Blahous Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Lanhee J. Chen, James C. Capretta Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Charles Hill Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael S. Bernstam Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Josef Joffe Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Frederick W. Kagan Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Mark Harrison Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Henry I. Miller Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Larry Diamond Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Timothy Garton Ash Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jenny Mayfield Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Kenji Kato Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Meghan Daum Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Kyle Peterson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Monday, April 18, 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

2016 No. 1

by John B. Taylor Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Edward Paul Lazear Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael Spence Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Joshua D. Rauh Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Allan H. Meltzer Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Bruce Thornton Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Kori Schake Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Scott W. Atlas, John F. Cogan Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes, Gabriella Blum Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Sam Nunn, Andrew Bieniawski Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael Henderson, Paul E. Peterson, Martin R. West Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli, Robert Pondiscio Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael McFaul Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Stephen D. Krasner Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Abbas Milani, Michael McFaul Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Carson Bruno Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by John B. Dunlop, Norman M. Naimark Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by John O'Sullivan Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Tod Lindberg Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Bertrand M. Patenaude Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Serge Schmemann Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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The Original “Great Game”

by Stephen Kotkinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Duels between hegemons are as old as history itself. The nations wrestling over the fate of the world in our own time: China and the United States.

Entitlements: What We Must Do

by John F. Coganvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

For some seven decades, entitlement programs have grown almost continuously—and yet, even now, it may not be too late to bring them under control. Adapted from Hoover fellow John F. Cogan’s Hayek Prize lecture.

Timeless Values

by Bill Whalen interview with Thomas W. Gilliganvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Director Thomas W. Gilligan looks ahead to the Hoover Institution’s centenary and to another century of defending America’s core values.

On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

On November 11, 1918, the guns fell silent on the Western Front, bringing the Great War to a close. This French war-bonds poster from late in the war, with its soldier and ragged banner, hints at the conflict’s gargantuan trail of destruction.

Revolution Comes to Stanford

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Remembering Alexander Kerensky: leader of the short-lived Russian Provisional Government that ruled between the czar and the Bolsheviks, he spent his later years at Stanford, hoping for “the resurrection of liberty in my land.”

Marx’s Moldering Manifesto

by Russell A. Bermanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Karl Marx didn’t free the proletariat or anyone else.

The Invisible California

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The coastal elites ignore the Central Valley—yet force it to abide by their decisions. A portrait of California’s own “flyover country.”

Sunny Delusion

by Lee Ohanianvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

California recently enacted a law requiring solar roofs on all new homes. Wasteful and pointless, the measure will damage the state’s economy while doing nothing about climate change.

The Jung and the Restless

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Psychologist and author Jordan Peterson spurns the pursuit of happiness, encourages the pursuit of Jungian archetypes, and lays claim to the modern soul.

“We’re Accountable to You”

by Peter M. Robinson interview with General Jim Mattisvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Defense Secretary James Mattis, a former Hoover fellow, on running the Pentagon: “You go in, roll up your sleeves, and go to work.”

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