Economist and Hoover honorary fellow Friedrich Hayek spent seven decades extolling the supremacy of capitalism over socialism. For most of those decades, Hayek was a voice in the wilderness. Yet as John Cassidy argues, by the end of his life Hayek was vindicated to such an extent that "it is hardly an exaggeration to refer to the twentieth century as the Hayek century."
William F. Buckley Jr. reflects on Friedrich Hayek’s invaluable contributions to the fight against socialism—a fight that was still very much under way when Buckley delivered these remarks a quarter of a century ago.
George F. Will pays tribute to “America’s most consequential public intellectual of the twentieth century.”
A photographic history of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. By Cissie Dore Hill.
Two wonderful posts by Brad DeLong, (here and here) on the economic changes of the last century...
David R. Henderson on Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
An examination of the political philosophy and legacy of one of the most important minds of the twentieth century. By Tom Bethell.
Why ideas really do matter. By Hoover fellow David R. Henderson.
A reflection on the life of former Hoover fellow Karl Popper, one of the past century’s greatest thinkers. By Piers Norris Turner.
The Western media tell us that China’s leaders haven’t changed much in the past twenty years, and they may well be right. What has changed is the China around them. By Hoover media fellow William McGurn.
The show that proved civil discourse could be entertaining and educational on television.
In much of the world, conservatives clamor for subsidies while liberals fight big government. In the United States, it’s the other way around. Here’s why. By Charles Wolf Jr..
Glimpses into the world of the celebrated thinkers who brought the atomic age to life. By Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Marxism was never about achieving an egalitarian society. It was about the pursuit of raw power.
The Soviet disaster shows that modern economies are too complex to plan.