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12/13/2005 The Frankenfood Myth?: Politics and Protests of the Biotech Revolution
Bruce N. Ames, Henry I. Miller
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1/31/2006 Eminent Domain: Abuse of Government Power?
Steven Greenhut, Timothy Sandefur
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2/16/2006 Innovative Solutions for Iraq: Independent Policy Forum & Open House Reception
Peter Brookes, Ivan Eland, Lawrence J. Korb, Lt. Gen. William E. Odom (Ret.), D. Gareth Porter
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5/1/2006 Robert Higgs Czech Lectures
Robert Higgs
5/9/2006 Is White Guilt Destroying the Promise of Civil Rights?
Shelby Steele
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5/17/2006 What Should the U.S. Do about China?
Ivan Eland, James Lilley, Eric McVadon
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6/28/2006 Bureaucracy vs. The Environment: What Should Be Done?
Carl P. Close, Michael Shaw, Randy T. Simmons
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9/22/2006 How to Really Win the War on Terrorism
Joseph Cirincione, Roger W. Cressey, Charles V. Peña
9/28/2006 Private Solutions for Reducing Road Congestion, Fuel Costs, Travel Time, and Waste: Based on the new book, STREET SMART: Competition, Entrepreneurship and the Future of Roads Listen Transcript
10/17/2006 The Reality and Legacy of the Iraq War
Mark Danner, Ivan Eland
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12/6/2006 The 2006 Thomas S. Szasz Awards and An Evening With Robert Higgs
Robert Higgs, Robert Spillane, Thomas S. Szasz
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2/9/2007 P.J. O’Rourke “On the Wealth of Nations”
P. J. O’Rourke
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5/8/2007 Is Walmart Good or Bad for America? A Debate
Ken Jacobs, Richard K. Vedder
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6/21/2007 Living With a Nuclear Iran and North Korea?
Doug Bandow, Ivan Eland, Trita Parsi, Charles V. Peña
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8/4/2007 A Reception Honoring Bruce N. Ames: World-renowned Pioneer in Biochemistry and Nutritional Science
Bruce N. Ames
9/21/2007 Troop Withdrawal: Looking Beyond Iraq
Ivan Eland, Leon T. Hadar, David R. Henderson
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11/6/2007 New Directions for Peace and Security
Carl P. Close, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, James L. Payne, Edward P. Stringham
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12/6/2007 Why Are Politicians Always Trying to Scare Us?
Robert Higgs
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1/9/2008 Is the U.S. Provoking an Arms Race in Space?
Mike Moore
2/12/2008 Is the U.S. Now Provoking an Arms Race in Space?
Mike Moore
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2/21/2008 The Secret to Making Poor Nations Rich
George B. N. Ayittey, Benjamin W. Powell, Alvaro Vargas Llosa
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3/7/2008 The New International Arms Race in Space—And How to Avoid It
Peter L. Hays, Theresa Hitchens, Jeff Kueter, Mike Moore
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4/15/2008 Is the “War on Terror” Creating Terrorism?
Ivan Eland, Ian S. Lustick, D. Gareth Porter
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6/9/2008 Is the Second Amendment an Individual Right?
Stephen P. Halbrook, Joyce Lee Malcolm
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7/2/2008 What the Second Amendment Means Today
Stephen P. Halbrook, Don B. Kates Jr.
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9/16/2008 A Gala for Liberty: The Independent Institute’s Gala Reception and Dinner: Presentation of the Alexis de Tocqueville Award
William K. Bowes, Jr., Andy Garcia, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu
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11/13/2008 Lessons from the Poor: The Power of Entrepreneurship
William R. Easterly, Jorge Quiroga, Alvaro Vargas Llosa
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1/7/2009 Bush, Obama, and Presidential Power
Ivan Eland, Ron Paul, Richard Shenkman
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4/7/2009 What President Obama Should Learn from His Predecessors
Ivan Eland, Andrew R. Rutten
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6/4/2009 Understanding Today's Economy: Preview for Homeschoolers from the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars
Brian C. Gothberg, Anthony Gregory, Gregory Rehmke, Michael Winther, José Maria J. Yulo
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