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Remembering Karl Popper

by Piers Norris Turnervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

A reflection on the life of former Hoover fellow Karl Popper, one of the past century’s greatest thinkers. By Piers Norris Turner.

The Last Empire

by Richard Pipesvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

Historians may argue over why the Soviet Union collapsed so quickly, but, according to Richard Pipes, the real question is how it survived so long.

The Public Revolution Private Money Could Cause

by Terry M. Moevia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

School vouchers offer an unprecedented opportunity to improve educational opportunities for children in our inner cities. So why does the left oppose them? By Hoover fellow Terry M. Moe.

Analysis and Commentary

Tightening the Screws in Russia

by John B. Dunlopvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 24, 2000

Vladimir Putin, Russia’s acting president, will likely be chosen the country’s second president in elections to be held on March 26.

Analysis and Commentary

Secretary Riley Reignites the Math Wars

by Williamson M. Eversvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 17, 2000

In early 1998, U.S. secretary of education Richard W. Riley called for a "cease-fire" in the math wars between the proponents of solid content and the proponents of discovery-learning methods.

Analysis and Commentary

Tort Liability and the Patients’ Bill of Rights

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 3, 2000

What is the appropriate medical liability policy in an era of managed care?

Analysis and Commentary

Prospects for Tax Reform

by Alvin Rabushkavia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 27, 1999

What are the prospects for a flat tax, a national retail sales tax, or any major overhaul of the federal income tax in the near future?

Analysis and Commentary

Recapitalizing Public Education

by Paul T. Hillvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 20, 1999

As the political struggles rage over charters, vouchers, and union power, important new intellectual and financial resources are flowing into education.

Analysis and Commentary

Ulterior Motives in Chechnya

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 13, 1999

All countries have the right to defend their people from terrorists. Russia is no exception.

Analysis and Commentary

Making Unemployment Insurance Work

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 6, 1999

The main purpose of unemployment insurance is to cushion temporary, unanticipated spells of unemployment.