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The Explosion of Patent Litigation
Recorded: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr., author of
, appeared on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV. Watkins talks about patent trolls, who are costing billions to the US economy by filing lawsuits against innovators. The result of these lawsuits slows the process of new technology and stifles innovation.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Television Issues: Business, Free Market Economics, Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
Ivan Eland: Ukrainian Economy Nears Collapse
Recorded: Monday, September 22, 2014
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland is interviewed on Arise TV about the continuing crisis in Ukraine, where the economy is collapsing as the country deals with threats from Russia.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Government Power, History (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy
Ivan Eland: Risk of Further Terror Attacks
Recorded: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on Canada's CTV News to talk about the US-led attack in Syria. He discusses whether or not this action will lead to further terror attacks.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
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
Stephen P. Halbrook: Are There Lessons for Us Today from Nazi Gun Control?
Recorded: Thursday, July 24, 2014
With new debates over gun control, renowned scholar, attorney, and author Stephen P. Halbrook speaks on the explosive findings in his new book,
Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and Enemies of the State
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, Gun Control, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Regulation and Deregulation
Robert Higgs on FDA and Consumer Welfare
Recorded: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
This presentation by Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs was presented on July 24, 2014, at Mises University, sponsored by the Ludwig von Mises Institute, in Auburn, Alabama.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Other Event Issues: Economists, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Regulation and Deregulation
John C. Goodman: What's the Alternative to Obamacare?
Recorded: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Independent Institute Senior Fellow John C. Goodman, author of "
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis" describes how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, with its 27,000 pages of rules and regulations, has omitted some basic market-based concepts that would benefit all consumers. Goodman outlines the changes that would make such a healthcare system function, utilizing his extensive knowledge of the subject. Goodman is known as the "Father of Health Savings Accounts" whose suggestions for healthcare reform have been heard around the country. In this video, he highlights what is wrong with Obamacare, and offers his bold ideas on sensible healthcare reform.
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Ivan Eland Discusses Economic Sanctions on Russia
Recorded: Monday, June 30, 2014
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on CCTV to discuss the latest round of economic sanctions on Russia, plus the recent events in Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down in July.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic Policy, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy