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In God We Trust

by Michael Novakvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

The history books tell us that the founders of this country were heavily influenced by the principles of the Enlightenment. True enough. But the history books neglect an influence that proved even more important—religious principles. Michael Novak explains.

Analysis and Commentary

Charter Schools in Action

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Daily Report
Monday, April 10, 2000

Almost 1,700 charter schools now operate in the United States, enrolling 300,000 youngsters. In the District of Columbia and Trenton, 10 percent of all schoolchildren attend them. In Kansas City, it's 13 percent.

Do-gooders and Double Standards

by John Podhoretzvia Policy Review
Saturday, April 1, 2000

John Podhoretz on The paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust. by John B. Judis

Richard Rorty, Liberal Absolutist

by Damon Linkervia Policy Review
Saturday, April 1, 2000

Damon Linker on Philosophy and Social Hope by Richard Rorty

The Truth About Robber Barons

by Woody Westvia Policy Review
Tuesday, February 1, 2000

Woody West on Morgan: American Financier by Jean Strauss and Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr. by Ron Chernow and Kevin A. Hassett

Father of The Godfather

by John Podhoretzvia Policy Review
Tuesday, February 1, 2000

John Podhoretz on Francis Ford Coppola: A Filmmaker's Life by Michael Schumaker

Fraternities on the Rocks

by Maureen Sirhalvia Policy Review
Tuesday, February 1, 2000

College administrators' political siege on the Greeks

The Quest for Cosmic Justice

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

If we could create the universe from scratch, we’d all make sure that no one ever suffered misfortunes or disadvantages. The problem is that we don’t get to create the universe from scratch. Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell argues that the quest for cosmic justice is ultimately at odds with the administration of true justice.

The Public Revolution Private Money Could Cause

by Terry M. Moevia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

School vouchers offer an unprecedented opportunity to improve educational opportunities for children in our inner cities. So why does the left oppose them? By Hoover fellow Terry M. Moe.

The Case for Vouchers

by Paul E. Petersonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

Critics argue vouchers would make the income and racial disparities in our schools even worse. Paul E. Peterson reports on a pilot program in San Antonio, Texas, that proves them wrong.


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