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Terry Anderson Asks Who Washes A Rental Car?

Property rights provide incentives for people to act.<p>I wrote a book for the Hoover Institution Press, co-authored with Laura Huggins.<p>As we were …

Property Rights

Potential economic impact of America's mounting debt

Business

Trump wins the Electoral College with or without winner-takes-all states. @HooverWhalen

AUTHOR.<p>(PhotoMisty Morning, Coast of MaineArthur Parton (1842–1914). Between 1865 and 1870, Brooklyn Museum: …

Electoral College

Santelli Exchange: '"Medicare for All" projected to cost $32.6 trillion

Mercatus Center's Charles Blahous and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the high cost of a single-payer healthcare system.

Health Care

PolicyEd Introduces Policy Briefs

The Hoover Institution’s PolicyEd initiative today introduced a new educational video series entitled Policy Briefs, which explores issues related to …

Stanford University

America’s Exceptional Work Ethic

That said, I believe the best indicator of whether we are exceptional is in the market test. Are people buying our products? Do people want to come …

Reciprocity Is the Method to Trump’s Madness | National Review

The president sends a signal: Treat us the way we treat you, and keep your commitments.<p>Critics of Donald Trump claim that there’s no rhyme or reason …

How To Get The Best From Brexit With Daniel Hannan

Recorded on June 22, 2018.<p>Will the United Kingdom really follow through on Brexit? British politician Daniel Hannan believes that Brexit is happening …

The Libertarian: Judging Brett Kavanaugh

Richard Epstein grades the choice of Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the Supreme Court, critiques the current confirmation process, and explains why …

New Hoover Press Book Eyes Global Media Crisis

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New Hoover Book And Video Series On American Exceptionalism

A new Hoover Institution Press book, <i>American Exceptionalism in a New Era: Rebuilding the Foundation of Freedom and Prosperity,</i> explores the ideas …

Abortion, Compelled Speech, And The Supreme Court

With the resignation of Anthony Kennedy and the coming nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the Senate confirmation is sure to address the hot-button issue …

The Strange Career of White Privilege

Rich whites invent minority pedigrees to gain advantage while they condemn poor and working-class rural whites as racist.<p>You hear the phrase “white …

History’s Bad Ideas Are an Inspiration for Progressives

What we now consider stupid and dangerous ideas of the past, progressives see as useful in the present.<p>Even liberal historians usually label as …

Does Vladimir Putin Speak for the Russian People?

<b>FROM COLD WAR TO HOT PEACE</b> <b><br>An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia</b><br>By Michael McFaul<br>Illustrated. 506 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $30.<p>In May 2012, the American ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, accompanied a senior White House official to a meeting with Vladimir V. Putin at the …

Abolish Ice? Democrats Ignore The Republicans' Obamacare Lesson

In this age of instant and Instagram-fueled heroes and martyrs, what do we make of Therese Patricia Okoumou?<p>In case you weren’t paying attention yesterday, she’s the 44-year-old Staten Island resident (born and educated in the Republic of the Congo) who engaged in a very public protest, at a very …

It's not 'both sides': Democrats far more partisan in SCOTUS votes

With Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announced retirement from the Supreme Court, we can expect a great deal of bitterness from Democrats who are powerless …

The Post-Kennedy Supreme Court Isn't Likely To Be as Conservative as Liberals Fear

Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has sparked a free-fall panic among progressives, Democrats, and others who for five decades have enjoyed the fruits of …

History as Nothing Much at All

If everything is like the Nazis, then the Nazis of history are no different from an ICE officer, a White House staffer, or . . . you and me.<p><i>If you</i> …

Donald Trump’s Trade Travesty

The presidency of Donald Trump has been marked by a war between two totally inconsistent intellectual mindsets: his disastrous trade policy and his …

Global Aging and Fiscal Solvency

Countries that rely on pay-as-you-go public pension systems are running up against two problems: increasing life expectancy and rising …

America Can Ride the 21st Century’s Waves of Change

Fasten your seat belt. From work to warfare to welfare, technology is transforming the world.<p>The world is experiencing change of unprecedented velocity and scope. Governments everywhere must develop strategies to deal with this emerging new world. They should start by studying the forces of …

Seatbelt

Opinion | Justice Kennedy’s retirement leaves the future of U.S. constitutional law entirely up for grabs

‘Christmas Miracle’: How one man escaped North Korea at the height of the Korean War<p>Play Video 4:55<p>Kitesurfing, reading and traveling the world: Keeping up with Barack Obama<p>Play Video 1:37<p>Department of Satire: Truth isn't truth<p>Play Video 0:58<p>Are the laws combating online sex trafficking …

Korean War

The Libertarian: A New Era At The Supreme Court

Richard Epstein reacts to the news that Anthony Kennedy is retiring from the Supreme Court, speculates on his possible replacements, and explains the …

Why Tax Rates Matter More Than Taxes

Debates about tax reform often focus on who will pay more and who will pay less.<p>These distributional questions obscure a crucial issue: How do …

Area 45: Tom Gilligan On Ideas Defining A Free Society

After a particularly contentious June, America settles into the 4th of July holiday – and with it, an opportunity to reflect on the privileges of …

Making Congress Great Again and the 2018 Elections

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 27, 2018 11:30 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p><i>Editor's Note:</i> …

Both Teachers and the Public Back Janus Decision by Supreme Court – by Paul E. Peterson

In <i>Janus v. AFSCME</i>, the Supreme Court strikes down agency fees. The unions have said that the case is a corporate attack on teacher interests. Eric …

Joseph Stalin: Waiting For Hitler

<i>Did you miss part one? Listen to part one of the episode here.</i><p>Recorded on January 25, 2018.<p>“If you're interested in power, [if] you're interested in …

Dark green money

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>In his review of “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” environmental writer …