Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
Intellectuals - and particularly academics - have been accused by one of their own of making the world a worse and more dangerous place in the 20th century. . . .
The political science departments at elite private universities such as Harvard and Yale, at leading small liberal arts colleges like Swarthmore and Williams, and at distinguished large public universities like the University of Maryland and the University of California, Berkeley, offer undergraduates a variety of courses on a range of topics...
A wise man may spend as much time plowing fields as studying philosophy. By Victor Davis Hanson.
After their revolutionary fever cools, Arabs will have work to do. They could do worse than to emulate the booming Asian nations. By William Ratliff.
How can we shore up the American work ethic? By honoring good work. By Russell Muirhead.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Peter Berkowitz on Education’s End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life by Anthony T. Kronman
The Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling in 1954 was supposed to have improved educational opportunities for minorities. Yet in many ways the educational chasm between minority and non-minority schoolchildren is as great now as it was then. By Clint Bolick.
Celebrating the ninetieth birthday of the Hoover Institution, a revolutionary place. By Nicholas Siekierski.
Whether racing to the top or sinking in debt (or both), some governors are taking the school-reform baton back from Washington. By Chester E. Finn Jr.
Literature still offers the keys to self-mastery. By Victor Davis Hanson.
How the language of discrimination hurts blacks. By Shelby Steele.
The education reform movement is stumbling to a halt, and needs its own version of back to basics. By Chester E. Finn Jr.
War is ever familiar, yet ever unpredictable. Those who reflexively turn away from war will never understand it. By Victor Davis Hanson.
Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
Bit by bit, courts are being forced to ponder the laws and licenses that stifle people’s freedom to work. By Clint Bolick.
A Boston judge’s experiment in social engineering has unraveled neighborhoods and frustrated black achievement