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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 on "Childhood Poverty, Government Failures, and the Need for Economic Liberty", 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, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Education, Family, Health Care, Housing, Labor and Employment, Politics, Privatization, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Welfare, Womens Issues
Álvaro Vargas Llosa on Immigration and Globalization
Recorded: Tuesday, November 19, 2013
International political commentator and Independent Institute Fellow, Álvaro Vargas Llosa, discussed his book
at the Dole Institute of Politics.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Television Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Immigration, Latin America, 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
Alexander Tabarrok on Bounty Hunting & Defending the Indefensible
Recorded: Thursday, August 18, 2011
Alexander Tabarrok, Research Director at the Independent Institute, speaks with John Stossel of Fox Business Networks Stossel on bounty hunting and defending the indefensible.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Television Issues: Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Law Enforcement, Privatization
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on Honduras, Zelaya
Recorded: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Originally aired on TNRtv on 6/30/09. Alvaro Vargas Llosa discusses Zelaya and Chavez, as well as changes in Argentine leadership.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Television Issues: Democracy, Latin America
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on the Latin American Left
Recorded: Friday, April 29, 2005
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa discusses the rise of the Latin America left on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Latin America