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Love Gov on Stossel: "Let's Break Up with Government"
Recorded: Friday, September 25, 2015
Television personality John Stossel (host of Stossel on Fox Business) featured our new satirical, YouTube video seriesLove Gov: "From First Date to Mandate" on September 25th, 2015.
Experts: John Stossel Type: Television Issues: Education, Government Power
Intern Perspectives | Summer 2015
Recorded: Monday, August 31, 2015
Independent staff, Student Research Fellows, and Summer Interns highlight important aspects of the Learning to Lead internship program at Independent Institute during Summer 2015.
Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Education
Love Gov: From First Date to Mandate
Recorded: Monday, July 6, 2015
portrays the federal government as an overbearing boyfriend Scott Gov Govinsky who foists his "good intentions" on a hapless, idealistic college student, Alexis. Each episode follows Alexis's relationship with Gov as his intrusions wreak (comic) havoc on her life, professionally, financially, and socially. Alexis's loyal friend Libby tries to help her see Gov for what he really is a menace. But will Alexis come to her senses in time? Tune in to find out! Love Gov
Episode 1: An Education in Debt
Episode 2: Protection from Jobs
Episode 3: A Remedy for Healthcare Choices
Episode 4: House Poor
Episode 5: Keeping a Close Eye on Privacy
Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Banking and Finance, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Drugs (Illicit), Economic Policy, Education, Environment, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Housing, Labor and Employment, Land Use, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Welfare, Womens Issues
Sign Up Now for the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars
Recorded: Monday, April 20, 2015
Sign up by May 1st for the 2015 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars, brought to you by the Independent Institute.
Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Education
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
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
Ivan Eland on RT Television:
Coalition of the Killing
Recorded: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Senior Fellow Ivan Eland appears on RT Television to discuss the recent US-led bombing Syria. Eland says the US is backing into an intervention in Syria, where the US is heading for disaster.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, History (International), Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
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