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Ivan Eland on Ranking US Presidents
Recorded: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, appears on Fox & Friends to discuss his updated version of "Recarving Rushmore."
To order copies of "Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty,"
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade
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
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
Ron Paul: All You Have To Do Is Scare Them
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
In this clip from "Ron Paul: Liberty Defined," Dr. Paul talks about how governments instill fear in populations through propaganda.
Experts: Ron Paul Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
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
Ivan Eland on Cyber Insecurity After US Drone Downing
Recorded: Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Ivan Eland on RT discusses cyber threats after the downing of the U.S. military drone by Iran.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Secrecy, Technology
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