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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 individual 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: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Collectivism, Culture/ Society, Education, Family, Freedom, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion, Science, Taxes, Welfare
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
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 Federal Youth Summer Jobs Funding & Consumer Banking Problems
Recorded: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell on Freedom Watch discusses Federal youth summer jobs funding and consumer banking problems.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Urban Issues
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
Fixing America's Cities: Privatization and Community Empowerment
Recorded: Tuesday, April 6, 1999
Mayor, City of Indianapolis, Indiana
Author, "The Twenty-First Century City"
Experts: Stephen Goldsmith Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Land Use, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation, Transportation, Urban Issues