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How to Put Unemployment Insurance to Work

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

The nation’s unemployment insurance program isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it. By Hoover fellow Edward P. Lazear.

Remembering Katyn

by Brian Croziervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

In Soviet documents recently obtained by the Hoover Institution, the details of one of the bloodiest crimes of Stalin’s reign of terror have come to light. By Hoover fellow Brian Crozier.

The Indispensable Institution

by Tom Bethellvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

Hoover fellow Milton Friedman has long argued that “you cannot have a free society without private property.” A decade after the implosion of communism, the word is finally beginning to spread. By Hoover media fellow Tom Bethell.

Further Reflections on a Ravaged Century

by Karl Zinsmeister, Robert Conquestvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

As one of the world’s foremost historians of Soviet communism, Hoover fellow Robert Conquest knows all about the dangers of government centralization. After the publication of his latest book, Reflections on a Ravaged Century, he sat down with Karl Zinsmeister to discuss the dangerous impulse toward centralization, which, Conquest reminds us, is still alive and well.

Collecting the Twentieth Century

by Cissie Dore Hillvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

A photographic history of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. By Cissie Dore Hill.

"The Beautiful Names of God"

On The Cover

by Edward A. Jajkovia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

Edward A. Jajko describes the origins of the art on the front cover.

Bell illustration by Drue Kataoka.

“I Ring Only For Peace”

by Elena Danielsonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

The main bell in the Hoover carillon bears the inscription uno pro pace sono, “I ring only for peace.” A history of the carillon—which is now being restored—by Hoover Institution archivist Elena S. Danielson.

The New World Disorder

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

The bloody ethnic conflicts in Kosovo, Chechnya, and East Timor are symbols of the new world disorder, as small-scale civil wars become the new threat to international peace. By Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman.

Saving Money by Taking Lives

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

How socialized medicine is creating a “culture of euthanasia” in the welfare states of Europe. By Hoover fellow Melvyn Krauss.

Winning the Balkans to Lose Them

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

Hoover visiting fellow Timothy Garton Ash reports from a recent trip to Kosova. He finds that although the West won the war, it risks losing the peace.