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How FDR Saved Capitalism

by Seymour Martin Lipset, Gary Marksvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2001

During the economic crisis of the 1930s, many expected a socialist revolution. The revolution never came. Why? The man in the White House co-opted the left. By Hoover fellow Seymour Martin Lipset and Gary Marks.

How Reagan Helped to Build the House of Bush

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2001

George W. Bush, it seems plausible to argue, wouldn’t have been elected president in 2000 if George H. W. Bush hadn’t been elected president in 1988. And George H. W. Bush wouldn’t have been elected president in 1988 if Ronald Reagan hadn’t invited him to be Reagan’s running mate in 1980. Hoover fellow Edwin Meese III describes how Reagan decided to issue that 1980 invitation–starting the Bushes on their way.

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

Dumbing Down the Public: Why It Matters

by Diane Ravitchvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 15, 2001

Is it the candidates who have dumbed down their appeals or are they simply acknowledging that the public has a limited vocabulary?

A Republic, If We Can Keep It

by Tod Lindbergvia Policy Review
Friday, December 1, 2000

Coming to terms with the country (and world) we live in

Analysis and Commentary

Who Speaks for the Teachers?

by Richard Sousa, Hanna Skanderavia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, November 20, 2000

Both NEA and AFT political contributions lean heavily toward the Democratic Party

The Difference Between the Parties Continues to Grow

by Tom Bethellvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

Not much difference between George W. Bush and Al Gore? Tell it to Hoover media fellow Tom Bethell, who argues that the candidates are seperated not by tiny differences but by a chasm.

A New Front in the Culture War

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

Since the 1960s liberals have held America’s moral high ground. Now conservatives want to charge the hill. By Hoover fellow Shelby Steele.

Why the Press Irks the GOP

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

Resentment of the media remains as basic to the identity of Republicans as does resentment of the English to the identity of the Irish." Hoover fellow Peter Robinson explains.

What Compassionate Conservatism Is—And Is Not

by Stephen Goldsmithvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

Exactly what is "compassionate conservatism"? Stephen Goldsmith, a domestic policy adviser to the George W. Bush campaign, offers a primer.


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