Understanding Today's Economy
Preview for Homeschoolers from the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars
Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Program: 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Admission: $5 per person. Includes pizza dinner.
RSVP: 510-632-1366 or
Location: The Independent Institute Conference Center, 100 Swan Way, Oakland, CA. 94621-1428
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4:30 Introduction: Why Economics Matters More Than Ever
Greg Rehmke, Economic Thinking / E Pluribus Unum Films

5:00 The Auto Industry Bailouts: A Principled Critique
Mike Winther, Institute for Principle Studies

5:30 Would Energy Independence Make America More Secure?
Brian Gothberg, The Independent Institute

6:00 Dinner Break & Informal Discussion

6:30 Ordered Liberty: Insights from Classic Authors
José Yulo, Academy of Art University

7:00 Conclusion: Can Government Be Held Accountable?
Anthony Gregory, The Independent Institute

7:30 Seminar Adjourns

Gregory RehmkeGregory Rehmke
Gregory Rehmke directs programs for and has directed educational programs at the Center for the American Idea, Reason Foundation, and the Foundation for Economic Education. He is the co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Global Economics.
Michael WintherMichael Winther
Mike Winther is President of the Institute for Principle Studies. His 20-hour course, “Biblical Principles of Government,” is used by many homeschoolers. He also serves on the Board of Scholars at the Mackinac Center For Public Policy.
Brian C. GothbergBrian C. Gothberg
Brian Gothberg is a Lecturer in the History of Western Civilization at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. A popular and enthusiastic speaker, he has led the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars since 2003.
José Maria J. YuloJosé Maria J. Yulo
José Yulo teaches philosophy and western civilization at the Academy of Art University and has taught at Campion College, Mission College, and Foothill College. Dr. Yulo’s Ph.D. dissertation examined the philosophical influences on The Lord of the Rings.
Anthony GregoryAnthony Gregory
Anthony Gregory is a Research Analyst at The Independent Institute. His articles on current events have appeared in numerous newspapers and websites. He is currently writing a book on liberty and the writ of habeas corpus.