William F. Buckley, a founder of the American conservative movement and host of Firing Line, the nation’s longest-running televised public affairs program, takes his final bow today at HBO Studios in Manhattan.
New Books from Hoover Fellows: It’s My Party: A Republican’s Messy Love Affair with the GOP By Peter Robinson
Although hardly anyone's noticed, billionaire financier George Soros and some other very deep pockets are back on the California ballot with a drug and criminal sentencing reform measure that makes their prior efforts seem modest...
Hybrid conservatives are becoming the dominant species. By Peter Berkowitz.
As we head into autumn’s debt ceiling showdown and with both sides braced for more bruising battles over the budget, progressive pundits and politicians have resumed their condemnation of conservatives as the anti-comprom
What sustains the conservative agenda? What makes it distinctive and coherent? In a word, principle. By Peter Berkowitz.
The Tea Party’s enthusiastic response to Republicans’ willingness to shut down the government rather than fund Obamacare returned attention to a counterproductive instinct among conservatism’s rambunctious g
Peter Berkowitz on The Essential Russell Kirk: Selected Essays edited by George A Panichas
Peter Berkowitz on The Way to Win: Taking The White House in 2008 by Mark Halperin and John F. Harris
The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Board of Overseers’ summer meeting during July 9–11, 2013.
The program began on Tuesday evening with before-dinner remarks by Paul D. Clement, a partner at Bancroft PLLC. Clement served as the forty-third solicitor general of the United States from June 2005 until June 2008. He has argued more than sixty-five cases before the US Supreme Court. During Clement’s speech, titled “Federalism in the Roberts Court,” he talked about the revitalization of federalism in the Rehnquist court “imposing some limits on the federal government’s power vis-a-vis the states.”
The political science departments at elite private universities such as Harvard and Yale, at leading small liberal arts colleges like Swarthmore and Williams, and at distinguished large public universities like the University of Maryland and the University of California, Berkeley, offer undergraduates a variety of courses on a range of topics...
To command a national majority, the Republican Party requires the support of all three kinds of conservatives. But the fault lines in the coalition run deep.
What did the midterm elections prove? That Americans yearn for enduring principles—and dislike being pushed around. By Peter Berkowitz.
Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.
Despite the rise of Donald Trump and big Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage and Obamacare, Republicans can get out of their funk if they unite around what’s best in the conservative tradition