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Why Are Minimum Wages So Popular?

by Thomas E. MaCurdyvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

Think the minimum wage helps the poor? Think again. By Hoover fellow Thomas Macurdy.

How to Pursue the National Interest

by Condoleezza Ricevia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

The United States faces a rare opportunity to promote its values around the world. A foreign policy adviser to presidential candidate George W. Bush, Hoover fellow Condoleezza Rice explains how to grasp the moment.

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.

Let’s Get Real

by John Lewis Gaddisvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

In its post–Cold War role as the world’s sole superpower, the United States still has much to learn about how to use its power and influence abroad effectively. Hoover fellow John Lewis Gaddis explains why even superpowers need a coherent geopolitical strategy.

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.

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.

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.