Why Are Politicians Always Trying to Scare Us?
Recorded: Thursday, December 6, 2007
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From ancient times to the present, politicians, bureaucrats, and interest groups have gained resources and control over the public by playing to peoples fears of various crises and by offering solutions that often only make problems worse.
Experts: Robert HiggsType: Independent Institute EventIssues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Terrorism and National Crises