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Lawrence McQuillan: Economic Freedom
Recorded: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Lawrence McQuillan discusses Economic Freedom.
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Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Property Rights, Public Choice Theory, Regulation and Deregulation
Recorded: Friday, March 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Lawrence J. McQuillan exposes Government misappropriation of gas tax revenue to fund "smart growth" urban development programs.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Agriculture, Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Environment, Government Waste/Pork, Land Use, Regulation and Deregulation, Urban Issues
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2014
Senior Fellow Randy T. Simmons, co-editor of
, looks at the battles over water in the western United States. Thirsty citizens of growing cities, farmers, factories and environmentalists are in a fight for a natural resource that is priced arbitrarily. Its value is determined not by the free market, but by bureaucrats. Outdated government reclamation projects and water policies have put residents of the Golden State at the mercy of the weather, and of government's mandatory regulations.
Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Environment, Land Use, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Maura McEnaney on The Gene Countryman Show
Recorded: Sunday, October 6, 2013
Maura McEnaney, author of
, discusses her new book with radio host Gene Countryman of KNSS in Wichita, Kansas.
Willard Garvey: An Epic Life
Experts: Maura McEnaney Type: Radio Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Entertainment, Free Market Economics, Land Use
Randy T. Simmons on Public Choice Theory
2012 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
This presentation is from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for college students, which was held from July 30 to August 3, 2012, at Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, California.
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Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Economic Policy, Public Choice Theory
The Roots of Government Failure: An Interview
Recorded: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
William Shughart interviews Economist Randy T. Simmons, author of
Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure
Experts: William F. Shughart II, Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Public Choice Theory
David Theroux on ABC7 on Selling Government Land to Reduce California Deficit
Recorded: Tuesday, September 9, 2008
David Theroux proposes that California sell government land to reduce the states budget crisis in an ABC 7 MoneyScope report.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt, Land Use
Eminent Domain: Abuse of Government Power?
Recorded: Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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In June 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kelo v. New London that local governments may force property owners to sell out and to make way for private economic development, even if the property is not blighted. In response, many states have passed legislation and proposed amendments to their state constitutions to block this unprecedented government assault on the rights of property owners.
Experts: Steven Greenhut, Timothy Sandefur Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Housing, Land Use, Property Rights