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Mary L.G. Theroux | Childhood Poverty, Government Failures, and the Need for Economic Liberty
Recorded: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Vice President Mary L. G. Theroux testified before the California State Senate's Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, at the request of State Senator Jeff Stone. The witnesses spoke about California's Maximum Family Grant rule for families on welfare. The rule caps grants and does not increase grant money to mothers on welfare when they have more children. Mary testified about the causes of poverty and of the need for other, non-government options for poor families. She introduced ideas for helping the poor through private resources and organizations, instead of government agencies where families and women often find themselves trapped in a cycle of poverty.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Education, Family, Labor and Employment, Politics, Privatization, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Welfare, Womens Issues
Maura McEnaney on Willard Garvey at Wichita Rotary Club
Recorded: Monday, October 28, 2013
Maura McEnaney, author of
, speaks before the Rotary Club of Wichita on October 28, 2013, about her new book published by The Independent Institute's LibertyTree Press.
Willard Garvey: An Epic Life
Experts: Maura McEnaney Type: Television Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Entertainment, Family, Government Waste/Pork, Housing, Privatization, Trade
John C. Goodman at P.A.U.L. Festival 2012
Recorded: Friday, August 24, 2012
Independent Institute Research Fellow John C. Goodman addresses P.A.U.L. Festival 2012 on The Free-Market Alternative to Obamacare.
Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Politics, Privatization, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes
Art Carden on Stossel
Recorded: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Research Fellow Art Carden on
Stossel to discuss the topic What you think you know...may not be so.
Experts: Art Carden Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Economic Policy, Education, Free Market Economics, Trade
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
Benjamin Powell on U.S. Pork Barrel Farm Policies
Recorded: Friday, August 20, 2010
Benjamin Powell on CNBC discusses the pitfalls of U.S. protection of the farming industry with pork barrel farm policies, and how they hurt both Americans and producers in underdeveloped countries.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Government Waste/Pork, Trade