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Stalemate in the Drug War

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 30, 2001

Under Plan Colombia, the United States will provide the government of Colombia with nearly $1 billion to use in fighting the drug trade. Yet if the war on drugs has already proven a dismal failure here at home, why should we expect it to succeed anywhere else? Hoover fellow William Ratliff reports from Bogotá.

Tough Justice Is Saving Our Inner Cities

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2001

America’s cities are being reborn. Who are the midwives? Cops. By Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker.

Reflections on the Recent Past: The Framers and Modern-Day Heresies

by Richard F. Staarvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Former independent counsel Kenneth Starr reflects on the lessons to be learned from his investigation of the president.

Analysis and Commentary

What Jefferson Got Right and Wrong about

by Rachel M. McClearyvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 29, 2001

Pro-Napsters argue that sharing the MP3 versions of digital recordings over the Internet is part of the free exchange of ideas.

Lessons Unlearned

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

Americans may pay lip service to the Constitution, but all too often they’re willing to sidestep the document in order to achieve short-sighted political agendas. Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell explores a dangerous trend.

Microsoft’s Future—and Ours

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

The Justice Department’s attempt to break up Microsoft is not only misguided on economic grounds—it could actually put our national security at risk. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.

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Invasion of the Privacy Snatchers

by Charles J. Sykesvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

The Internet has made it possible for governments and corporations alike to amass an unprecedented amount of personal information on all of us. Hoover fellow Charles J. Sykes examines the preeminent issue of the Information Age—the end of privacy.

Books

Law and Economics in Developing Countries

by Edgardo Buscaglia, William Ratliffvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, August 11, 2000

This concise volume examines the relationship between law, governance, and economic development and shows the main substantive and procedural legal factors that developing nations must address to promote political stability and economic growth, intended for the general informed reader as well as for policymakers in governments and civil society.

The Politics of the Supreme Court

by Keith E. Whittingtonvia Policy Review
Tuesday, August 1, 2000

Keith Whittington on The Warren Court and American Politics by Lucas A. Powe, Jr.

e-Privacy?

by Mary J. Croninvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

Imagine going to a shopping mall in which researchers follow you from store to store, taking notes on every product you examine or buy. Would you shop in such a place? Chances are, you already do. Welcome to the Internet. By Mary J. Cronin.

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