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After a particularly contentious June, America settles into the 4th of July holiday – and with it, an opportunity to reflect on the privileges of living in a free society. Thomas Gilligan, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution, discusses the individual, economic and political freedoms that are quintessentially American – and Hoover’s mission as the Stanford-based think tank approaches its centennial anniversary.

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In his 1922 book, American Individualism, Herbert Hoover, then Secretary of Commerce in the Harding administration, wrote of his cabinet colleagues: That our system has avoided the establishment and domination of class has a significant proof in the present Administration in Washington, Of the twelve men comprising the President, Vice-President, and Cabinet, nine have earned […]

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Mr. Angelo Codevilla, who recently attracted attention on the Ricochet podcast, seems to me to be the mind behind the many complaints conservatives have about the establishment. Many here on Ricochet have complaints about American politics that range from constitutionalism to foreign policy, & there are many clever speakers in America who teach that the […]

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Take a listen to a remarkable presentation from our friends at the Hoover Institution, on one of my favorite outlets, SoundCloud. More

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