Why Hanoi was not a failure; and whether the focus of the US-China trade deal should be on the theft of American inventions instead of tariffs and trade deficits.
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.
Why shouldn’t American universities give conservative ideas their due? By Peter Berkowitz.
Behind the headlines lies an old and basic question: in the clash between Islamism and the nation-state, who will win? By Charles Hill.
I am often asked to opine about whether automation will destroy all jobs. Yes, we talk about tractors, which brought farm employment from something like 70% in the US at the beginning of the 20th century to about 3% today... about cars, which put horse drivers out of business. And about trains, which put the canal boats out of business.
China has come to Africa. Can U.S. policy makers find ways to mesh, not clash, with Beijing’s interests? By Christopher C. Starling.
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.
From straight lines on a map, straightforward property rights grew. By Gary D. Libecap.
The Need for Entitlement Reform.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Analyzing the global financial crisis and its aftermath in the United States and the United Kingdom with Kevin Warsh and George Osborne.
America’s founders paid off the states’ debts once—but only once. That wise example could benefit Europe today. By Thomas J. Sargent.
This clash of candidates is not about policies but about visions—and conservatives see more clearly. By Bruce S. Thornton.
Building an Alliance of Democracies.
Newly released volumes of the Chiang Kai-shek diaries illuminate a pivotal moment: the generalissimo’s turning away from a command economy. By Tai-chun Kuo.
Revisiting the founding father to whom a national debt, properly funded, represented “a national blessing.” By Michael W. McConnell.
The outgoing administration’s unheralded accomplishments in Africa. By Mvemba Phezo Dizolele.
Reforming current legal immigration and refugee legislation.