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Chris Coyne: Why Humanitarian Action Fails
Recorded: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Chris Coyne discusses the sometimes disastrous unforeseen consequences of poorly-planned humanitarian interventions around the world.
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Experts: Christopher J. Coyne Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Privatization, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade
Ben Powell on Globalism and Development
2012 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This presentation is from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for high school students, which was held from June 18 to 22, 2012, at the Independent Institute Conference Center, Oakland, California.
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Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Trade
The New International Arms Race in SpaceAnd How to Avoid It
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2008
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An Independent Policy Forum held on 3/7/08. Peter L. Hays, Associate Director of the Eisenhower Center for Space and Defense Studies, and Theresa Hitchens, Director of the Center for Defense Information, discuss the implications that the U.S. takedown of a malfunctioning satellite have for a potential arms race in space.
Experts: Ivan Eland, Peter L. Hays, Theresa Hitchens Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Science, Technology
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology