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Robert Higgs on FDA and Consumer Welfare
Recorded: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
This presentation by Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs was presented on July 24, 2014, at Mises University, sponsored by the Ludwig von Mises Institute, in Auburn, Alabama.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Other Event Issues: Economists, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Regulation and Deregulation
Ivan Eland on Ramifications of WW1
Recorded: Sunday, July 13, 2014
What are the lessons of World War I? How did it shape the world today? And what does it teach us about global conflict 100 years on? Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland joins a panel discussion on RT television on the ramifications of World War I.
Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic History and Development (International), Government Power, History (International), History (U.S)
New MyGovCost App Demo!
Recorded: Friday, June 13, 2014
How much Washingtons spending is costing YOU? Enter your age, income, and education level and the calculator shows exactly what youre paying for national defense, welfare, education, national debt, and more even federal programs, as well as the entire federal budget.
Along with the calculator, the free MyGovCost iPhone and iPad mobile application contains blogs, Op-Eds, videos, and news from The Independent Institute and MyGovCost.org.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, Labor and Employment
Benjamin Powell Discusses Sweatshops on Vancouvers CKNW Radio
Recorded: Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell appears on Vancouvers CKNW radio to discuss the one year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. Powell talks with host Mike Eckfordabout conditions in clothing factories in Bangladesh and markets for labor and the products manufactured there.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Radio Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Free Market Economics, Labor and Employment, Regulation and Deregulation
Benjamin Powell: Are Sweatshops Good?
Recorded: Monday, April 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses sweatshops and the global economy on the Fox Business Network "The Independents."
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Trade
Ron Paul: Understanding Liberty
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
In this clip from "Ron Paul: Liberty Defined," Dr. Paul describes how real positive change comes from understanding liberty and economics.
Experts: Ron Paul Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Ivan Eland on South Africas Platinum Workers Strike
Recorded: Monday, January 27, 2014
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on Arise TV to discuss the economy in South Africa, which is facing a strike against platinum producers, threatening to plunge the countrys economy into a deeper hole.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Business, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Labor and Employment
Ivan Eland on Russian Aid to Ukraine
Recorded: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on CCTV to discuss Russias relationship with Ukraine. Eland discusses Ukraine's interests in dealing with Europe vs Russia.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, History (International), Politics