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The War on Everything
Recorded: Monday, April 14, 2014
Research Fellow Anthony Gregory, author of
"The Power of Habeas Corpus in America,"
discusses how politicians love to declare war on social and economic issues, and how these "wars" only manage to increase government power while reducing liberty.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, History (U.S), Immigration, Law Enforcement, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises
Robert Higgs Discusses
Crisis and Leviathan
Recorded: Friday, March 28, 2014
Robert Higgs discusses his book
at the 'Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government' Ludwig von Mises Institute.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy
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
Benjamin Powell on Stossel
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2014
Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses American infrastructure spending and job creation on Stossel.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Labor and Employment
Robert Higgs on the Logic of Crisis and Leviathan and Why It Still Holds
Recorded: Monday, February 17, 2014
On February 17, 2014 Robert Higgs presented this speech as part of the ongoing Economic Liberty Lecture Series, a joint project of The Future of Freedom Foundation and the George Mason University Economics Society.
Check out Higgs' book
Crisis and Leviathan
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Freedom, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privacy
Benjamin Powell Discusses Government Shutdown on Stossel
Recorded: Thursday, October 3, 2013
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses the partial Government shutdown on the Fox Business Channels Stossel show.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Mary L. G. Theroux: Disaster Relief: Private vs. Public
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Mary L. G. Theroux, speaking from experience, explains why the non-profit sector and business do much more to serve those most in need than politicians and bureaucracy can achieve. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Culture/ Society, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Benjamin Powell on Antitrust and Monopoly
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Thursday, July 18, 2013
Ben Powell elaborates on the economic case against anti-trust law, and the common fallacies surrounding the fear of monopolies in the free market. Talk given on July 18, 2013 in Berkeley, CA.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics