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The Best Books On Free Speech

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Five Books
Friday, June 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash, author of Free Speech: Ten Principles for A Connected World, outlines a plan for navigating the complexities of free speech and recommends the best books to help us think about free speech.

In the News

The Southern Poverty Law Center Runs 'A Scam,' Charges Ayaan Hirsi Ali

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Washington Examiner
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the SPLC.

Analysis and Commentary

One Smart Alec, One Crowded Democratic Field

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

In other news not having to do with two McDonalds-lovers summiting in Singapore or a Russian frolicking in the streets of Washington (hockey player Alex Ovechkin, not Vladimir Putin), there’s the report that the actor Alec Baldwin likes his chances against President Trump in a 2020 matchup.

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The Libertarian: Religious Liberty And The Masterpiece Verdict

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Monday, June 11, 2018

The Supreme Court hands down an unsatisfying ruling in a marquee case.

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The Libertarian: The (Self) Pardon Power?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Can President Trump really use a pardon on himself?

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The Human Rights Violation Of Women That Rarely Gets Discussed

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

On April 11, 2018, the Hoover Institution hosted a panel on female genital mutilation featuring Mary Wambui, the founder and director of Shelter Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Ngong, Kenya, along with Research Fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Analysis and Commentary

Justices Confound Expectation In Colorado Wedding Cake Case

by Michael McConnellvia Stanford Law School
Monday, June 4, 2018

The Supreme Court today confounded all expectations, and decided the highly controversial Masterpiece Cakeshop case by a 7-2 vote. This is the case about a Colorado baker who, in accordance with his religious beliefs that marriage is properly confined to a man and a woman, declined to “design and create” a cake celebrating a same-sex wedding.

The Atlantic Daily: Life Did Its Thing

by Amy Zegart
Thursday, May 31, 2018

U.S. and North Korean officials are meeting to discuss the agenda and logistics of the summit that President Trump abruptly canceled last week, suggesting that the meeting might be back on—and that Trump’s unorthodox maneuvers might have worked.


Richard Epstein: Ep. 110: Craps

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses presidential pardons, FBI overreach, the deep state, legalized sports betting, and much more.

In the News

Summer Reading List 2018

mentioning Niall Fergusonvia Crosswalk
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Every year, shortly after Memorial Day, I offer 10 titles as a suggested summer reading list. These are books that I have either read over the past year or plan to read myself over the summer.


Virtues Task Force