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A War On The West

quoting Niall Ferguson, Victor Davis Hanson, Ayaan Hirsi Alivia American Thinker
Monday, July 22, 2019

Will the West be complicit in its own destruction? That is the question raised by the documentary film, The Fight of Our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War against the West.

Decentralized Governance and Accountability

by Jonathan Rodden, Erik Wibbels
Monday, February 11, 2019

At the end of the twentieth century, academics and policymakers welcomed a trend toward fiscal and political decentralization as part of a potential solution for slow economic growth and poor performance by insulated, unaccountable governments. For the past two decades, researchers have been trying to answer a series of vexing questions about the political economy of multilayered governance.

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Let the States Incubate

by Clint Bolickvia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 20, 2018

Where it’s allowed to thrive, federalism keeps American governance nimble and innovative.

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Power to the States

by David Davenport, Lenny Mendoncavia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Disarray in Washington has a silver lining: state and local governments reclaiming their essential role in American democracy. 


Victor Davis Hanson Says Everyone Needs A Thicker Skin When It Comes To Talking About Immigration

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Big John and Ramblin' Ray Interviews
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses immigration and notes that people should use words that reflect reality when discussing immigration.

Analysis and Commentary

Who Watches The Watchmen?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online (The Corner)
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

History shows that special counsels almost inevitably overstep their mandates.

Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Free Speech On The Decline

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

One reason to be concerned about the future of America is the reduced commitment of its young people to freedom, starting with free speech.

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Tyrants Like Unity, Too

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 23, 2017

America’s founders accepted the perennial clash of “interests and passions”—in fact, they welcomed it. What they feared was unity: the unity of a people under a demagogue or a domineering government. 

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Too Much Democracy?

by James Huffmanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 21, 2016

Simple majorities were never meant to rule Americans’ lives. How the founders limited factions and fanatics. 


Issue 1603 California’s Open Primary Primer

via Eureka
Friday, May 13, 2016

The latest issue of Eureka, which includes the Hoover Golden State Poll, is online.