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The Libertarian: Britain After Brexit

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

How will the UK weather an exit from the European Union?

In the News

James Mattis Gives The Country A Warning

quoting General Jim Mattisvia National Review
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Making the click-through worthwhile: A warning from former secretary of defense James Mattis about what really threatens our country; House Democrats conclude that what the country really needs right now is high-profile hearings about the payments to Stormy Daniels; and Bill de Blasio loses interest in his day job.


James Mattis On Why He Left The Trump Administration But Won’t Criticize It

interview with General Jim Mattisvia PBS News Hour
Monday, September 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow James Mattis talks about his philosophy of leadership and why he’s reluctant to weigh in on current policy from outside the administration.

Analysis and Commentary

Labor Day Vignettes

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, September 2, 2019

I’ve spent from 7:30 this morning to 1:30 this afternoon working on my next article for the Hoover Institution’s on-line publication, Defining Ideas. I’m putting the labor back in Labor Day.

Young Adults
In the News

Can They Ever Catch Up?

quoting Lee Ohanianvia Stanford Magazine
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Great Recession set millennials back. A decade later, they haven’t recovered. Here’s what’s going on.


Gen. Jim Mattis On War And Trump

interview with General Jim Mattisvia CBS News
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow James Mattis discusses his life and his over 40 years in the military.

Stanford Oval
Analysis and Commentary

From Icon To Just A Con

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The damage that the modern university has wrought has now outweighed its once-positive role.

In the News

Harriet Tubman Shows Her Bravery, Smarts During The Civil War

mentioning Elizabeth Cobbsvia Galveston County Daily News (TX)
Saturday, August 31, 2019

You are the big kahuna. The boss, the one in charge, maker of decisions and teller of things to do. You’re the big cheese with all the responsibility, and you aren’t bad at it. So how would you do if, as in the novel, “The Tubman Command” by Elizabeth Cobbs, the lives of soldiers, women and children were in your hands?


Isaiah Berlin's Many-Sided Concept Of Liberty

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Speaking in praise of freedom has fallen out of fashion in American politics. That throws public discourse out of step with the country’s constitutional system, which puts a premium on protecting individual liberty. 

Cyril Benoît

The Status of the Welfare State in a Free-Market Society: A Review of Intellectual Controversies since World War Ⅱ

Thursday, August 29, 2019

n the Western world, it is widely acknowledged that the Welfare state has gradually eroded since the end of the 1970s due to a range of liberalization and deregulation policies, such as the privatization of social insurance schemes, the decentralization of Welfare services or increases in competition between Welfare providers.



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.