Conservatism in the Twenty-First Century.
Peter Savodnik on Terror in My Soul: Communist Autobiographies on Trial by Igal Halfin
The world of Nineteen Eighty-Four may have ended in 1989, the year the Berlin Wall came down, but George Orwell’s writing remains as relevant today as ever. Hoover Fellow Timothy Garton Ash explains why.
John Julius Norwich is an earnest and somewhat stiff-backed editor...
Looking for a revolutionary, finding yet another bargainer. By Shelby Steele.
Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Contain It.
Postindustrial America looks a great deal more like Alexis de Tocqueville’s America than the industrial America in which most of us grew up. In many ways, that should be reassuring—and in a few ways alarming. An essay by Hoover media fellow Michael Barone.
Gather intellectuals, add funding for research, and mix thoroughly—good ideas are bound to result. John Raisian on the vital role of the modern think tank.
Why some bad ideas simply refuse to die. By Hoover fellow Charles Hill.
Hoover fellow Robert Conquest reviews a new book, The Commissar Vanishes, that documents Soviet doctoring of photographs, paintings, and even sculpture. How the Communists cropped history.
John Podhoretz on The paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust. by John B. Judis
Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman examines one of the darker corners of Soviet history, describing how the Communists "annexed the written word--fiction, nonfiction, plays, essays, short stories, everything--to the party apparat."
Robert Conquest on the United Nations, the European Union, and the decline of the West.
A symposium with Sen. John Ashcroft, David Blankenhorn, James Dobson, Gov. John Engler, William Galston, Kay James, D. James Kennedy, Rep. Steve Largent, Dan Quayle, Paul Weyrich
Liberals spent the Cold War refusing to see communism for what it was. Hoover fellow Robert Conquest on “how the mind of the liberal became so much a subject of self-deception.”
Gramsci and Tocqueville in America
Disturbing keepsakes of the most inhumane figures in history. By David Jacobs.
The Scheinman collection brings to life the story of how two friends, a white American and a black Kenyan, helped African democracy bloom. By Tom Shachtman.