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Robert Nelson on
BookTalks debates Christian Felber on Economics as Religion
Recorded: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Economist Tomás Sedláček hosts a
BookTalks debate with Institute Senior Fellow and economist Robert Nelson and guests from fields of theology, philosophy and economics.
Nelson is author of .
The New Holy Wars: Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion in Contemporary America
Experts: Robert H. Nelson Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Religion
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 Outdated government reclamation projects and water policies have put residents of the Golden State at the mercy of the weather, and of government's mandatory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
Waco, Twenty Years LaterWhat Statism Is All About
Recorded: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Twenty years ago, Americans witnessed the greatest law enforcement atrocity in modern U.S history. On February 28th, 1993, the ATF raided the Branch Davidian home in Waco, Texas. The stand-off finally ended 51 days later, on April 19th, after the building went up in flames, killing 70 civilians including more than 20 children. Reflections by Independent Institute Research Fellow Anthony Gregory.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Law Enforcement, Religion
Benjamin Powell on New Financial Regulations
Recorded: Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Benjamin Powell, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, speaks on Fox Business Network's Freedom Watch on regulations in the financial marketplace.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Religion
Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion in America
Recorded: Thursday, October 7, 2010
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Experts: Steven F. Hayward, Robert H. Nelson, Max L. Stackhouse, Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Environment, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion
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
Dominick T. Armentano on Antitrust and Monopoly
Recorded: Wednesday, July 13, 1983
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Dominick T. Armentano speaks with congressman Ron Paul and host Roger Ream in this vintage 1983 video clip about antitrust and monopoly in America.
Experts: Dominick T. Armentano Type: Other Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Religion