Economic outcomes often differ greatly among individuals, groups, institutions and nations. Why? Because of unfair and unjust discrimination? Usually not. Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell on his new book.
The man behind former President Ronald Reagan's famous "tear down this wall" line faced many barriers trying to bring the speech to life.
Sometimes a president has to step out on a limb and do something he knows is needed and is right, even though his political advisors say otherwise. That is what President Ronald Reagan did in 1987 at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin when he demanded “Mr Gorboachev, tear down this wall.”
Bernard-Henri Lévy, on point and off
Are genocides a thing of the past? Senior Hoover Fellow Norman Naimark argues no.
In this Uncommon Knowledge interview, Peter sits down with House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield, CA) to discuss what the majority leader does and what it takes to be one.
In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter sits down with one of America’s favorite political satirists, P. J. O’Rourke, to discuss his best-selling books and the political philosophies that inspired them.
On June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan stood in front of the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate rising behind him, to deliver a speech I had drafted...
At the "tea party protests" that took place on Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of Americans took to the streets and asserted an outrageous claim...
Ronald Reagan would embarrass himself and the country by asking Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, which was going to be there for decades. . . .
Comparing current politicians to Ronald Reagan is a "terrible mistake," said the man who wrote Mr. Reagan's famous "tear down this wall" speech 20 years ago...
From all the speeches Ronald Reagan delivered during his presidency, perhaps the line "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" will go down in the history books as the most memorable...
Twenty years ago today, the President of the United States did what every single diplomat told him not to do, but he did it because he believed it was the right thing to do...
On June 12, 1987, then-President Ronald Reagan was in a limousine on the way to give a speech at the base of the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin. While this gate had originally been commissioned by King Frederick William II of Prussia and had been built some two centuries earlier as an entranceway to an avenue leading to the palace, for decades prior to Reagan’s visit the sealed gate had become a symbol of the Berlin Wall that epitomized the division of Germany into two separate countries.
Analyzing the global financial crisis and its aftermath in the United States and the United Kingdom with Kevin Warsh and George Osborne.
To succeed in the war on terror, Philip Bobbitt insists, the West needs an entirely new conceptual framework.
By Peter Robinson.
What politics needs is better partisanship.
Former prime minister of Denmark, Anders Rasmussen, on America's indispensable role as the global leader.
Special Rerelease of the First Episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Twenty-One Years Later.
Scott Adams on Life, Business, Talent Stacks, and Trump.