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Robert Higgs: The Welfare State
Recorded: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Robert Higgs discusses the rise of the welfare state in the United States.
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Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Corporate Welfare, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Regulation and Deregulation, Social Security, Welfare
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 Outdated government reclamation projects and water policies have put residents of the Golden State at the mercy of the weather, and of government's mandatory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
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
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