Civics education must not be indoctrination, but it also must not be overlooked. By Peter Berkowitz.
What did the midterm elections prove? That Americans yearn for enduring principles—and dislike being pushed around. By Peter Berkowitz.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the late Soviet dissident and honorary Hoover fellow to whom “one word of truth outweighed the whole world.”
The author of the notorious Goldstone Report admits he got it wrong. Too late. By Peter Berkowitz.
Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.
Despite the rise of Donald Trump and big Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage and Obamacare, Republicans can get out of their funk if they unite around what’s best in the conservative tradition
Peter Berkowitz on The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States by Gordon Wood
Peter Berkowitz on The Citizen’s Constitution: An Annotated Guide by Seth Lipsky.
Peter Berkowitz on The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution 1980–1989 by Steven F. Hayward
Women in Kuwait have made significant advances in their pursuit of civil rights. Could Kuwait become a model for other Arab states? By Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz.
Both the McCain and Romney campaigns failed to state conservative principles clearly and translate them into attractive public policies. These were hardly the only factors that allowed Barack Obama to claim a historic victory in 2008 and to win re-election in 2012.
Political moderation is a maligned virtue. Yet it has been central to American constitutionalism and modern conservatism.
David Brooks, New York Times columnist and author, was the featured speaker at the opening dinner, Sunday, April 30, of the 2006 Hoover Spring Retreat.