The Coronavirus, Taiwan Elections, and the Trade Deal.
Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?
Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.
Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, insists that we humans must face the truth about ourselves—no matter how good it might be. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Thomas Sowell discusses the newly revised edition of his book Discrimination and Disparities.
It’s imperfect, sometimes difficult even to define. But democracy works, and people want it. From a new book by Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.
Russians challenge the “deeply cynical caste” that has long ruled them. By Robert Conquest.
Charles Murray on the crisis that threatens our very identity as a nation. An interview with Peter Robinson.
The Need for Entitlement Reform.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Timothy Garton Ash compares the Europeans who came of age in 1968 with those whose barricades fell during the velvet revolutions of 1989.
America can decide to be itself again: free, fair, and thriving. By Victor Davis Hanson.
This clash of candidates is not about policies but about visions—and conservatives see more clearly. By Bruce S. Thornton.
Celebrating the ninetieth birthday of the Hoover Institution, a revolutionary place. By Nicholas Siekierski.
Building an Alliance of Democracies.
The United States has always been among the kingdom’s best friends. Who better to help it change? By Leif Eckholm.
The outgoing administration’s unheralded accomplishments in Africa. By Mvemba Phezo Dizolele.
Hoover fellow Abbas Milani on the rebellions in the Muslim world—and the monarch who set them off. An interview with Charlie Rose.
Reforming current legal immigration and refugee legislation.