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Mary L.G. Theroux | Childhood Poverty, Government Failures, and the Need for Economic Liberty
Recorded: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Vice President Mary L. G. Theroux testified before the California State Senate's Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, at the request of State Senator Jeff Stone. The witnesses spoke about California's Maximum Family Grant rule for families on welfare. The rule caps grants and does not increase grant money to mothers on welfare when they have more children. Mary testified about the causes of poverty and of the need for other, non-government options for poor families. She introduced ideas for helping the poor through private resources and organizations, instead of government agencies where families and women often find themselves trapped in a cycle of poverty.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Education, Family, Labor and Employment, Politics, Privatization, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Welfare, Womens Issues
John R. Graham: Shouldn't Healthcare Be Fair?
Recorded: Monday, November 3, 2014
Independent Institute Senior Fellow John R. Graham proposes a major change to Obamacare that would allow a level playing field for everyone.
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click here or call Toll Free 1-800-297-8733.
Experts: John R. Graham Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, History (U.S), Labor and Employment, Regulation and Deregulation
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
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
Maura McEnaney on Willard Garvey at Wichita Rotary Club
Recorded: Monday, October 28, 2013
Maura McEnaney, author of
, speaks before the Rotary Club of Wichita on October 28, 2013, about her new book published by The Independent Institute's LibertyTree Press.
Willard Garvey: An Epic Life
Experts: Maura McEnaney Type: Television Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Entertainment, Family, Government Waste/Pork, Housing, Privatization, Trade
John C. Goodman at P.A.U.L. Festival 2012
Recorded: Friday, August 24, 2012
Independent Institute Research Fellow John C. Goodman addresses P.A.U.L. Festival 2012 on The Free-Market Alternative to Obamacare.
Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Politics, Privatization, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes
Ben Powell on Government Consumer Safety Videos & Media Piracy Enforcement
Recorded: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Benjamin Powell engages with Tracy Byrnes on Fox Business Networks
Freedom Watch on Government consumer safety videos and
the enforcement of media piracy laws.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Entertainment, Government Waste/Pork, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Benjamin Powell on Federal Fiscal Irresponsibility
Recorded: Friday, September 23, 2011
Benjamin Powell, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, speaks on Fox Business Networks Freedom Watch on irresponsible government spending on dead retirees & Hostess Twinkies.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt, Government Waste/Pork, Taxes