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California and the Content of Our Character

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

An initiative on the California ballot this November dares to take race out of politics. Hoover fellow Shelby Steele explains a measure that could prove historic.

John McCain, Call Your Office

by Tod Lindbergvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Why McCain-Feingold won’t work. By Hoover fellow Tod Lindberg.

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

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

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


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