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C.S. Lewis on Natural Law and Liberty
Inaugural Presentation: Center for Western Civilization, Berkeley, California
Recorded: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Drawing on C.S. Lewiss varied writingsfiction for both adults and children, non-fiction essays and scholarly treatises, poetry, and extensive correspondence with people from all walks of lifeIndependent Institute President David Theroux presents Lewiss highly developed, Judeo-Christian philosophical insights into our relationship with power and human aspirations.
From his declining an offer of knighthood to his keen essays such as The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, C.S. Lewiss timeless thinking provides rich insights into how to apply natural-law principles to our world and the challenges we all face today.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Other Event Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Collectivism, Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Education, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (International), Law Enforcement, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion, Science, Technology, Welfare
Ivan Eland on Ranking US Presidents
Recorded: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, appears on Fox & Friends to discuss his updated version of "Recarving Rushmore."
To order copies of "Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty,"
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade
The Explosion of Patent Litigation
Recorded: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr., author of
, appeared on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV. Watkins talks about patent trolls, who are costing billions to the US economy by filing lawsuits against innovators. The result of these lawsuits slows the process of new technology and stifles innovation.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Television Issues: Business, Free Market Economics, Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
Jose Yulo: Western Civilization & Thought
Recorded: Monday, July 7, 2014
Jose Yulo discusses the history of western civilization and ways of thinking about morality and economics.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: José Maria J. Yulo Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Chris Coyne: Exporting Democracy
Recorded: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Chris Coyne addresses the issues related to spreading democracy around the world.
Experts: Christopher J. Coyne Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Democracy, Economic History and Development (International)
Ron Paul: All You Have To Do Is Scare Them
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
In this clip from "Ron Paul: Liberty Defined," Dr. Paul talks about how governments instill fear in populations through propaganda.
Experts: Ron Paul Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Ivan Eland on Arise TV
Recorded: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Ivan Eland, Director of the Independent Institute Center on Peace and Liberty, discusses new US sanctions on Russia in response to the ongoing Crimea situation.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy
John C. Goodman on FOX & Friends
Recorded: Friday, June 22, 2012
Research Fellow John C. Goodman, author of
, joins FOX & Friends to speak on competitve healthcare and the pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Television Issues: Free Market Economics, Health Care, Litigation