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Charity vs Government
Recorded: Thursday, December 18, 2014
Sr. Fellow David T. Beito appears on the Fox Business News' "Stossel" to debate whether government or private charity is a better way to abolish poverty. Beito, editor of the book
says that government is outdated and its War on Poverty is a failure.
The Voluntary City
Experts: David T. Beito Type: Television Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Welfare
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
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
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on Newsmax TV
Recorded: Monday, June 3, 2013
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, author of
, discusses the costs and benefits of immigration on The Steve Malzberg Show on Global Crossings Newsmax TV. Read More
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Immigration, 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 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