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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Initiative?

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

This November, citizens in California and 23 other states will vote on dozens of ballot initiatives. Although ballot initiatives are often maligned in the press and the academy alike, Hoover fellow Bill Whalen stands up for them, arguing that they allow voters to speak out on issues about which elected officials will only whisper.

Negotiations Lite

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

Attempting to produce a string of triumphant Rose Garden signing ceremonies, the Clinton administration has blundered into one disastrously flawed peace agreement after another. Hoover fellow Charles Hill explains why short-term diplomatic "successes" so often turn into long-term disasters.

Listen Up, Mr. President

by Milton Friedman, Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

With the presidential election season heating up, Hoover fellow Peter Robinson asked Hoover fellow Milton Friedman what advice Friedman would offer the next occupant of the Oval Office. The Nobel laureate had plenty of wisdom to dispense.

What Rudy Did for the GOP

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

Working on a book about the Republican Party, last year Hoover fellow Peter Robinson spent some time with Rudolph Giuliani. Although Giuliani is no longer running for the Senate, Robinson argues that Giuliani’s accomplishments as mayor of New York City set an example for Republican candidates just the same. A portrait of a brilliant politician—and a great public servant.

Why the Federal Government Should Be Sent Out of the Classroom

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

What is the best thing the federal government could do for America’s schoolchildren? Get out of the classroom altogether. By Hoover fellow Herbert J. Walberg.

Political Money: Deregulating American Politics — Selected Writings on Campaign Finance Reform
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Political Money: Deregulating American Politics — Selected Writings on Campaign Finance Reform

by Annelise Andersonvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, June 5, 2000

In this policy primer on campaign finance reform, options to current rules and regulation are discussed.

Too Much Vox Populi?

by John O. McGinnisvia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 2000

John O. McGinnis on Democracy Derailed: Initiative Campaigns and the Power of Money by David S. Broder

African Atrocities and the "Rest of the World"

by Mark Bowdenvia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 2000

Resisting the temptation to dehumanize tragedy

Presidents, Measured and Mismeasured

by Paul Kengorvia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 2000

Paul Kengor on Power and the Presidency by Robert A. Wilson and The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from FDR to Clinton by Fred I. Greenstein

The GOP's Enviro-Rut

by Dave Mastiovia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 2000

A new approach to an old political problem

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