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Simon Says

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

If Bill Simon wants to win the California governor’s race this November, he can start by reading this. By Hoover fellow Bill Whalen.

Liberty and Hard Cases
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Liberty and Hard Cases

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, May 17, 2002

This volume explores whether government action is in face indispensable in the face of natural calamities—earthquakes, floods, and the like—and what might be done to restrain the expansion of the scope of governmental power if emergency circumstances warrant intervention.

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Getting Standards Right

by Paul T. Hillvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Why state education standards are too often ineffective. By Hoover fellow Paul T. Hill.

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On School Reform, Let’s Stay the Course

by Diane Ravitchvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Recent reforms in Massachusetts show how we can improve our public schools by demanding excellence–from students and teachers alike. By Hoover fellow Diane Ravitch.

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Federalize Vaccine Production? We’d Be Taking a Shot in the Dark

by Henry I. Miller, Sam Kazmanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Since the anthrax scare last fall, there have been calls for the federal government to set up a National Vaccine Authority. Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller and Sam Kazman explain why that would be a mistake—with deadly consequences.

School Accountability: An Assessment by the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education
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School Accountability: An Assessment by the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education

by Herbert J. Walberg, Williamson M. Eversvia Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, April 25, 2002

A group of expert authors from a wide range of perspectives reveal what is known about accountability, what still needs to be learned, what should be done right now, and what should be avoided in devising accountability systems.

The Doctor-Patient Breakdown

by Philip R. Alpervia Policy Review
Monday, April 1, 2002

Trouble at the core of the medical economy

Do Kids Need Government Censors?

by Rhoda Rabkinvia Policy Review
Friday, February 1, 2002

Self-regulation is a better solution

The GOP's California Blues

by Bill Whalenvia Policy Review
Friday, February 1, 2002

Losing elections in the land of Reagan

A Holiday for Freedom

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

To commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, President George W. Bush this past autumn issued a proclamation naming November 9 "World Freedom Day." Where did the president get such a splendid idea? From Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman, who first proposed it in the Washington Times on November 9, 1991, two years after the historic events in Germany, and then advanced it tirelessly until the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue heard him. Herewith an excerpt from Arnold Beichman’s original column, followed by the text of the proclamation issued by the president.

SIDEBAR: World Freedom Day Proclamation.

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