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Analysis and Commentary

Peter Berger's Historical Perspective

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, March 17, 2019

I’m going through various books in my library, trying to decide which ones to give to friends, which to donate, and which to discard. I almost offered to give sociologist Peter L. Berger’s 1986 book, The Capitalist Revolution, to a friend but, before doing so, reread sections I had marked up. I’m keeping it.

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Jason Riley on “False Black Power?”

interview with Jason Rileyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 18, 2019


Jason Riley discusses identity politics, race relations, and black history in his new book, False Black Power.

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The U.S.-China Global Dance

by David C. Mulfordvia Defining Ideas
Friday, March 15, 2019

We need clear economic leadership to avert the next financial crisis.

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The Libertarian: Anti-Semitism On The Left

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Ilhan Omar controversy exposes a growing problem amongst Democrats.

In the News

The Leonid Slutsky Collection: A Rare Window On Life In Soviet Penal Colonies

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Leonid Slutsky collection contains a number of personal documents relating to Profesor Slutsky’s ancestors’s careers in the USSR, such as a government-issued ...

Grigorii Sukhov (aka Gregory Soohoff)
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The Grigorii Sukhov Papers: A New Collection In The Hoover Institution Archives

Monday, March 18, 2019

Sukhov (aka Gregory Soohoff) edited and published the San Francisco–based Russian-language newspaper Novaia zaria (or Novaya zarya, 1928–1973). His wife, Matrena, assisted him in this work.

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Area 45: Is Washington, DC – Trump’s Town? With Mike Franc

interview with Mike Francvia Area 45
Friday, March 15, 2019

DC is not Donald Trump’s town ceremonially or stylistically, but it is in fact Trump’s town for driving debate – and changes on Capitol Hill.

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The History Of Nuclear Warfare And The Future Of Nuclear Energy

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 15, 2019

The first atomic strike in 1945 changed the world forever.


Victor Davis Hanson On Trump (1:35)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia 10 Blocks (City Journal)
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses how and why Donald Trump was elected president and why President Trump's agenda has been successful.


Victor Davis Hanson, The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia WJIM AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses  his new book The Case for Trump.


Military History Working Group

The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.