John Hood is a contributing editor at Reason, a newspaper columnist, an instructor at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, and the president of the John William Foundation, a North Carolina–based grantmaker. His latest book is Mountain Folk (Defiance Press, 2021).
Latest from John Hood
The FCC's large-print solution to fine-tuned advertising
Senate candidate Oliver North runs hot on populism and cold on character.
ClintonCare's medical-specialty quotas
The struggle to offer a politically palatable alternative to Hillarycare
It's the day after the presidential election. The winning candidate asks you to recommend three books to read before inauguration. Only one may be more than 10 years old. What do you suggest-and why?
You'll get more than just Hillary if you vote for Bill.
Armed with business rhetoric and dubious "facts," the Children's Defense Fund has become the most potent lobbyist for a renewed welfare state.
Neither the Republicans nor the Democrats are serious about health-care reform.
Opposition to public-school choice is fading, but daunting obstacles await those who support more substantive reforms.
The first remote-control war transformed viewers into editors.
The Virginia governor's split personality might be just what voters want in a president.
How do you get kids to learn and parents to care? The success of black private schools underscores the need for choice.