Hoover Digest 2010 No. 1

Microfilmed images from a KGB dossier show, left to right, Akop Stepanian, Stepan Zatikian, and Zaven Bagdasarian.
Microfilmed images from a KGB dossier show, left to right, Akop Stepanian, Stepan Zatikian, and Zaven Bagdasarian. The Armenians were arrested in the three 1977 Moscow attacks after a fourth, failed bombing attempt in a railway station. The evidence has never been published.
cartoon of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Soviet Union imprisoned millions of political prisoners. Their crime? Failure to see the world exactly as the party saw it and to live exactly as the party dictated.
Refocusing Civil Rights Law
Enforcement needs to keep moving forward, just as society does. “Disparate impact” lawsuits have outlived their usefulness. By Richard A. Epstein.
Goodbye to Norman Borlaug, who saved millions from starvation.
Goodbye to Norman Borlaug, who saved millions from starvation.
Dollars Adrift
Corporate taxes already drive U.S. companies offshore. The administration should think twice before making matters even worse. By Peter Robinson.
Roosevelt
In the mid-‘30s, the New Deal’s critics focused on the federal government’s intervention into worlds where it had never gone before in peacetime.
Why the Peace Process Is Stalled
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.
Why do the dictators rage? Because, thanks to oil, they can.
Why do the dictators rage? Because, thanks to oil, they can.
By John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard, and Daniel P. Kessler.
The entitlement-based insurance subsidy, combined with the proposed Medicaid expansion, would add between $700 billon and $1.2 trillion to federal spending over the next decade.
Feeding a Sane and Lasting Recovery.
Feeding a Sane and Lasting Recovery.