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C.S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evils of Statism
Recorded: Saturday, August 2, 2014
David J. Theroux, founder and president of The Independent Institute and the C.S. Lewis Society of California, discusses the writings of C.S. Lewis and Lewis's views on liberty, natural law and statism.
The presentation was the keynote talk at the first annual conference of Christians for Liberty, that was held at St. Edwards University in Austin, TX, August 2, 2014.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Other Event Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Freedom, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Religion
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
Robert Higgs: The Welfare State
Recorded: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Robert Higgs discusses the rise of the welfare state in the United States.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars 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
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 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
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
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