Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the...
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the threat to democracy worldwide with a focus on democracy in Europe.
His reading list focuses on how liberty is won, lost, and neglected. By Jonathan Rauch.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at Hoover, speaks on “Restoring Prosperity: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives.”
What have people meant across the generations when they say, "I believe in America"?
Colleges and universities honor free inquiry in theory, but not always in fact. How to keep higher education true to its values.
The former FBI directors tend to investigate Republicans far more zealously than Democrats.
Use the power of the purse to abolish speech codes—making public colleges into a model for private ones.
Few top colleges explain their purpose to students. They want to talk gender and inequality instead.
Presidential communication in this age of shock tweets and nonstop news cycles.
Civics education must not be indoctrination, but it also must not be overlooked. 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.”
Uncommon Knowledge and the Hoover Institution Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Hoover Institution Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
Why Peter Thiel thinks we should rethink the doctrine of American exceptionalism.
The huge impact of the COVID-19 virus on the US and world economies.
In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter sits down with Senator Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, to examine the many issues facing the nation today.
Can democracy survive if it abandons its Judeo-Christian roots?...
Americans in 1963 would immediately blame the assassination of JFK on right-wing extremists — on anti-communists or white supremacists...
Family, sheer grit, and the Marine Corps rescued J. D. Vance, author of the searching memoir Hillbilly Elegy. He wonders what, if anything, will rescue his people.
Have we drifted from the decisive victories for freedom achieved in 1989? . . .