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David Beito on the 1930s Tax Revolt
Recorded: Monday, April 18, 2011
David Beito, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses an episode in the 1930s in which many Americans initiated a series of strikes and revolts against rising property taxes.
Experts: David T. Beito
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), History (U.S), Taxes
The Secret to Making Poor Nations Rich
Recorded: Thursday, February 21, 2008
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For decades, efforts to end world poverty have focused on redistributing wealth, rather than creating it. This approach, however, has done little to foster long-term economic progress in Africa.
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey, Benjamin W. Powell, Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Trade