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Robert Higgs: The Welfare State
Recorded: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Robert Higgs discusses the rise of the welfare state in the United States.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Corporate Welfare, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Regulation and Deregulation, Social Security, Welfare
Bruce Benson on the
Tom Woods Radio Show
Recorded: Friday, April 25, 2014
Sr. Fellow Bruce Benson, author of
appeared on the Tom Woods radio show to speak about the increasing frequency of private police in areas of our society. In an upcoming article in The Enterprise of Law The Independent Review, Benson will update some ideas about private, market-based justice processes and less government police abuse.
Experts: Bruce L. Benson Type: Radio Issues: Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Free Market Economics, Law Enforcement, Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Taxes
The War on Everything
Recorded: Monday, April 14, 2014
Research Fellow Anthony Gregory, author of
"The Power of Habeas Corpus in America,"
discusses how politicians love to declare war on social and economic issues, and how these "wars" only manage to increase government power while reducing liberty.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, History (U.S), Immigration, Law Enforcement, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises
Reaction to the Conviction of Bradley Manning by Research Fellow Anthony Gregory
Recorded: Thursday, August 1, 2013
Presidential candidate Barack Obama promised to protect government whistle-blowers in an effort to be more transparent. When U.S. Army private Bradley Manning was convicted of espionage, Independent Institute Research Fellow Anthony Gregory said it's time to make a choice.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power
Anthony Gregory Discusses Habeas Corpus on the
Ernie Brown Show
Recorded: Thursday, May 2, 2013
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Anthony Gregory, Research Fellow and author of
, appeared on America's Radio News Network on Thursday, May 2 with host Ernie Brown. They talk about Anthony's new book, the history of the writ of Habeas Corpus, and how it is still relevant today.
The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the Kings Prerogative to the War on Terror
Type: Radio Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Law Enforcement, Terrorism and National Crises
Tabarrok on Debt and Imprisonment
Recorded: Friday, April 20, 2012
Alexander Tabarrok, Research Director at the Independent Institute, speaks with Alyona Minkovski of RT's "The Alyona Show" on increasing criminal justice fees applied to those convicted or charged of a crime and time served due to debt.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Taxes
Benjamin Powell on the Payroll Tax Cut and Salt Regulation by the FDA
Recorded: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Benjamin Powell engages with Judge Napolitano on Fox Business Networks
Freedom Watch about the payroll tax cut and the FDA regulation of salt.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Regulation and Deregulation, Social Security, Taxes
Alexander Tabarrok on Bounty Hunting & Defending the Indefensible
Recorded: Thursday, August 18, 2011
Alexander Tabarrok, Research Director at the Independent Institute, speaks with John Stossel of Fox Business Networks Stossel on bounty hunting and defending the indefensible.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Television Issues: Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Law Enforcement, Privatization