Articles

Article

Filter By:

Topic

Author

Research Team

Use comma-separated ID numbers for each author

Support the Hoover Institution

Join the Hoover Institution's community of supporters in advancing ideas defining a free society.

Support Hoover

Blank Section (Placeholder)

A Stitch in Time

by Jean McElwee Cannonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Belgian women, rescued by US aid during World War I, thanked Americans by sending messages made from traditional lace and needlework. Lou Henry Hoover gathered those fragile reminders of a historic humanitarian moment.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Siberian Quagmire

by Kyle Duchynskivia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

As the First World War drew to a close, the victorious Allies suddenly found themselves clashing with Bolsheviks in Russia. How that intervention went astray is a tangled, and cautionary, tale.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Churchill: Walking with Destiny

by Peter M. Robinson interview with Andrew Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Biographer and historian Andrew Roberts, granted exclusive access to archives about Winston Churchill (including the diaries of King George VI), paints a portrait both familiar and fresh.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Loners and Lost Tribes

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

In war or in peace, who has your back? Author Sebastian Junger explores the tension between freedom and the ancient longing for community.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Newsom Laces Up His Shoes

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

California’s new governor is chasing a national profile. By taking the lead on immigration, he could earn attention and praise—or fail miserably.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Red Ink in the Golden State

by Clifton B. Parker interview with Joshua D. Rauhvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

California owes hundreds of billions of dollars in pension obligations it can’t meet. Hoover fellow Joshua D. Rauh says the overpromising needs to stop—now.

Analysis and Commentary

Markets In Everything, San Francisco Toilet Edition

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Last Saturday, I was up in San Francisco for an event and met my daughter for coffee first. After leaving her, I decided to walk along the ocean so that I would get my exercise and wouldn’t get to the event before it started.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Scorched Earth

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wildfires last year destroyed thousands of homes and cost dozens of lives, and California’s environmental policies bear some of the responsibility. The Golden State needs less red tape and smarter land management.

Analysis and Commentary

Dalmia's Almost Great Idea On Sanctuary Cities

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Remember when President Trump “threatened” to send illegal immigrants to “sanctuary cities?” At the time, I thought this was a great idea. Governments that have declared sanctuary cities could, if they think it’s a great idea, benefit from the immigrants moving there.

In the News

Would Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Actually Work As Intended?

quoting Darrell Duffievia Chicago Booth Review
Monday, April 22, 2019

In January this year, Senator Elizabeth Warren unveiled a proposal to tax the wealth of the richest 0.1 percent of Americans.

Pages