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The Arrogant Amateur

by Jay Nordlingervia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 1999

Jay Nordlinger on For the Love of it: Amateuring and Its Rivals by Wayne C. Booth

The Golden Age of Cooking

by Amanda Watson Schnetzervia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 1999

The ripening of new American Cuisine

The Soccer Divide

by Andrea di Robilantvia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 1999

Andrea di Robilant on The Miracle of Castel Di Sangro by Joe mcGinnis

The Culture War That Isn't

by Jeremy Rabkinvia Policy Review
Sunday, August 1, 1999

The distorted history behind despairing politics

Bye-Bye, Bilingual

by Peter J. Duignanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

English is the most widely spoken language in the world at large, but in many of America’s own classrooms it remains a foreign tongue. Peter Duignan argues that bilingual education has proven an abject failure—and must be abolished.

Racial Quotas in College Admissions: A Critique of the Bowen and Bok Study

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

In a new statistical analysis, two former Ivy League presidents argue that racial preferences in college admissions are good for both minorities and society at large. Examining the analysis, however, Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell has discovered that the numbers don’t add up.

Why China Doesn’t Need the WTO

by Charles Wolf Jr.via Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

The centerpiece of Chinese premier Zhu Rongji’s recent visit to Washington was to have been the announcement of a deal to usher China into the World Trade Organization. To the consternation of President Clinton, the deal fell through. Hoover fellow Charles Wolf Jr. asks, So what?

And Now, The Good News

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

As the millennium approaches, Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell finds a few reasons for optimism.

How Liberals Funked It

by Robert Conquestvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

Liberals spent the Cold War refusing to see communism for what it was. Hoover fellow Robert Conquest on “how the mind of the liberal became so much a subject of self-deception.”


Business Ethics in the Global Market

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 26, 1999

What special problems arise for managers and employees of companies when they do business in countries and cultures other than their own? The essays in this book identify universal principles of business ethics and spell out minimal legal and ethical absolutes in foreign trade. They examine human rights and analyze the cross-cultural aspects of two sexual harassment cases filed against Mitsubishi in America.


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