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California Steamin’

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Contrary to the conventional wisdom, California’s energy problems are not the result of deregulation but of reregulation. By Hoover fellow David R. Henderson.

Why Our Courts Aren’t Broken

by F. Andrew Hanssenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

The court rulings during last November’s presidential election debacle in Florida managed to convince conservatives and liberals that our courts are too partisan. But Hoover national fellow F. Andrew Hanssen argues that the courts responded to the debacle just as they should have.

The Day Reagan Was Shot

by Richard V. Allenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Previously undisclosed transcripts of deliberations in the White House Situation Room—by one who was there. Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen opens a window on history.

The Grand Dam

by Elena Danielsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Elena S. Danielson on the construction of one of the engineering wonders of the modern age—the Hoover Dam.

How to Cure Health Care

by Milton Friedmanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

The United States spends a mind-boggling percentage of its GDP on a health care system that virtually everyone agrees is a disaster. Is there any way out of this mess? There is—and Hoover fellow Milton Friedman has found it.

How to Get Better Teachers—and Treat Them Right

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Want better students? Find better teachers. Hoover fellow Chester E. Finn Jr. explains how we can lure America’s best and brightest back into the classroom.

Why Bigger Isn’t Better

by Richard Sousa, Hanna Skanderavia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

As our schools and school districts become ever larger, parents, teachers, and students are finding themselves increasingly removed from educational decision making. Hoover public affairs fellow Hanna Skandera and Hoover associate director Richard Sousa on a disturbing trend.

Love and Economics

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Although a firm believer in the free market, Hoover fellow Jennifer Roback Morse argues that there is one place that a laissez-faire approach won’t work: the family.

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The Pseudoscience of Global Warming

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Environmentalists have convinced the public that global warming is looming. Yet the evidence is far from conclusive–and the proposed remedies are based on politics, not science. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.

Under the Skin: Shelby Steele on Race in America

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Hoover fellow Shelby Steele speaks out on affirmative action, the education gap, and the breakdown of the African American family. An interview by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson.