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The Federal Reserve on Trial
Recorded: Friday, July 10, 2015
In this mock trial organized by FreedomFest 2015, Independent Institute Research Fellow Robert Murphy and Robert Kuttner present their arguments and witnesses to the jury and the judge, performed by Lisa Kennedy for the responsibility of the Federal Reserve on the financial crisis in 2008.
Thanks to FreedomFest, Inc. for the permission to post our fellows' presentation. For further information about FreedomFest, go to www.freedomfest.com
Experts: Robert P. Murphy Type: Other Event Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, History (U.S)
Was the American Wild West a Genuine Case of Anarcho-Capitalism?
Recorded: Friday, July 10, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Fellow Randy Simmons speaks at the 2015 FreedomFest in Las Vegas, NV.
Experts: Randy T Simmons Type: Other Event Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy
A Christian, an Atheist, A Capitalist and an Economist on: What the Freedom Philosophy Is (And What It Isn't)
Recorded: Thursday, July 9, 2015
Independent Institute Research Fellow Robert Murphy speaks on a panel alongside Max Borders, Doug Casey and Stephen Cox at the 2015 FreedomFest held in Las Vegas, NV.
Experts: Robert P. Murphy Type: Other Event Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Freedom
Childhood Poverty, Government Failures, and the Need for Economic Liberty
Recorded: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Senior Vice President
Mary Theroux is interviewed on radio station KOGO in San Diego to talk about the latest on California's Maximum Family Grant rule for families on welfare. She discusses the underlying reasons why children are born into poverty and the difficulty of breaking the cycle of poverty.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Radio Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Education, Family, Labor and Employment, Politics, Privatization, Race Issues, Regulation and Deregulation, Urban Issues, Welfare, Womens Issues
Stephen P. Halbrook | Oral Argument at Appeal of Heller vs District of Columbia
Recorded: Monday, April 20, 2015
Stephen P. Halbrook, author of , presents oral arguments in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in the ongoing appeal of the landmark Supreme Court case of Gun Control in the Third Reich Heller v. District of Columbia. The case affirmed the Second Amendment rights of citizens for lawful purposes such as self-defense.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook Type: Other Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Freedom, Government Power, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Litigation, Privacy, Property Rights, Race Issues, Urban Issues
Should CA Welfare Recipients Receive Increased Benefits When They Have More Children?
Recorded: Monday, February 23, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Vice President
Mary L. G. Theroux joins the discussion on the Gil Gross radio on Talk910 in San Francisco.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Radio Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Crime, Culture/ Society, Education, Family, Labor and Employment, Taxes, Urban Issues, Welfare, Womens Issues
Robert Nelson on
BookTalks debates Christian Felber on Economics as Religion
Recorded: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Economist Tomás Sedláček hosts a
BookTalks debate with Institute Senior Fellow and economist Robert Nelson and guests from fields of theology, philosophy and economics.
Nelson is author of .
The New Holy Wars: Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion in Contemporary America
Experts: Robert H. Nelson Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Religion
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