Today we unveil a relaunch of our Opinions Channel, with a new direction and a new editor, Tunku Varadarajan...
Kissinger says Europe is suspended between its past and its future...
Liberals in the 1960s attempted to place John F. Kennedy, following his death, on a pedestal with Abraham Lincoln, who was assassinated a century earlier...
Jackie Kennedy was the first to make the association between her late husband and the legend of Camelot...
Americans in 1963 would immediately blame the assassination of JFK on right-wing extremists — on anti-communists or white supremacists...
David Mamet is one of this generation’s most acclaimed playwrights—and, as of an intellectual conversion just a few years ago, also one of its freshest political thinkers.
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.
A strongman with a messianic streak, Vladimir Putin might almost have stepped from the pages of Russian history.
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.
Are genocides a thing of the past? Senior Hoover Fellow Norman Naimark argues no.
Gerard Baker is deputy editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal and Andrew Ferguson is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard. His most recent book is Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course at Getting His Kids into College. They discuss, with Hoover research fellow Peter Robinson, journalism: its creative impulses, profit margins, and the monochromatic newsroom.
In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter sits down with Liam Fox, member of Parliament and former secretary of state for defense, to discuss his new book, Rising Tides, as well as current issues regarding the purpose of NATO, Scotland’s move for independence, and the conflicts in the Middle East.
In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter Robinson interviews Hoover fellow and author Thomas Sowell on his 5th edition of Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy. In this interview, Sowell brings the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Sowell draws on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history.
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.
Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.
John Arquilla and Victor Davis Hanson discuss the challenges of waging war in the modern globalized world. . . .
Thomas Sowell reasons that intellectuals certainly can renounce war, “and that does not stop your neighbor from building up the biggest army in the world and coming in and killing you. . . .”
Roger Ailes discusses why conservative, or free-market, journalism thrives on cable and radio, while liberal journalism finds a home in broadcast and print. . . .
Don't thank Republicans, business leaders or the media for saving the U.S. . . .
Jack Kemp, who died Saturday at age 73, did something exceptional...