Classical liberals and libertarians, especially those who admire the works of the famous legal theorists and economist F.A. Hayek, are fond of pointing out that a free society requires the rule of law...
Drought may not be destiny, but a critical ingredient for democratic societies does seem literally to fall from the skies. By Stephen H. Haber and Victor Menaldo.
It wasn’t British force alone that secured Northern Ireland’s uneasy peace. Offering decent lives to ordinary people—jobs, houses, education, and local control—proved even more important. By Thomas H. Henriksen.
Return to first principles: limited government, markets, incentives, rule of law, and predictability.
A comprehensive book by Hoover senior fellow Alvin Rabushka shows how newborn America found its financial footing.
From straight lines on a map, straightforward property rights grew. By Gary D. Libecap.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Want to boost growth and reduce inequality? Focus on education. By George P. Shultz and Eric A. Hanushek.
What do black Americans need in order to get ahead? A truly free market. By Walter E. Williams.
This clash of candidates is not about policies but about visions—and conservatives see more clearly. By Bruce S. Thornton.
Not quite. The new technology is promising, but environmentally risky.