Sam Munson on Boss Tweed by Kenneth D. Ackerman
Say what you will about Greenpeace, the organization has always had a flair for publicity.
Foreign policy commentator Robert Kagan discussed international relations in before-dinner remarks on Wednesday, May 19, at the Hoover Institution’s 44th retreat.
Hoover fellow Shelby Steele speaks out on affirmative action, the education gap, and the breakdown of the African American family. An interview by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson.
Hoover fellow Michael Spence ponders India, China, and the one essential element in economic growth: innovation. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Charles Murray on the crisis that threatens our very identity as a nation. An interview with Peter Robinson.
The Need for Entitlement Reform.
The Hoover Institution's scholars' work in an array of video programs allow Hoover fellows to maintain a commanding presence in the marketplace of ideas.
Mathematical Challenges To Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution, With David Berlinski, Stephen Meyer, And David Gelernter
Based on new evidence and knowledge that functioning proteins are extremely rare, should Darwin’s theory of evolution be dismissed, dissected, developed or replaced with a theory of intelligent design?
Overseers, Directors, and Scholars Meet at Hoover Headquarters to Discuss Strategy and New Developments in US Policy
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.
Two months ago Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced that all combat specialties in the armed forces would be opened to qualified females. This decision reopened the question of whether or not women should be required to register for Selective Service. In Rostker vs. Goldberg in 1981, the Supreme Court ruled that since the main purpose of the draft is to provide manpower for combat forces, the government’s exclusion of women did not violate the due process clause of the 5th Amendment. Since women can now serve in the combat arms, a legal challenge to the exclusion of women from the draft might very well succeed.
Conservatism in the Twenty-First Century.
Peter Savodnik on Terror in My Soul: Communist Autobiographies on Trial by Igal Halfin