Peter Berkowitz on Whose Freedom? The Battle over America’s Most Important Idea by George Lakoff
Peter Berkowitz on The Conservatives: Ideas and Personalities Throughout American History by Patrick Allitt
Peter Berkowitz on Revolutionary Characters: What Made The Founders Different by Gordon Wood
Peter Berkowitz on The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightments by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Peter Berkowitz on Freedom’s Power: The True Force of Liberalism by Paul Starr
The Obama administration is acting—publicly, at least—as if Israeli settlements were the only obstacle to Mideast peace. It will never be that simple. By Peter Berkowitz.
Peter Berkowitz on Reason: Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America by Robert B. Reich
For students of politics, the study of virtue is not a choice but a necessity imposed by the character of their subject matter.
Reflections on “the greatest practitioner of democratic statesmanship that America and the world have yet produced.” By Dinesh D’Souza.
Hoover fellow Robert Zelnick, who coached David Frost for his storied broadcast bout with Richard Nixon, shares his glimpse of "the unleashed Nixon." By Caleb Daniloff.
Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
Putting numbers to the news, Hoover fellow Bruce Bueno de Mesquita lays his bets on issues such as climate change and Middle East peace.
Peter Berkowitz on Lubavitchers as Citizens: A Paradox of Liberal Democracy by Jan Feldman
Peter Berkowitz on Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew who Gave us Modernity by Rebecca Goldstein.
Bernard-Henri Lévy, on point and off
Tired of American global dominance? Just consider the alternatives. By Niall Ferguson.
The latter-day importance of Hobbes’s masterpiece
A way forward for a troubled political coalition
By most conventional measures of power—economic, military, and cultural—there has never been an empire mightier than that of the United States today. Yet why does America have such trouble using this power effectively? By Niall Ferguson.