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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
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
Art Carden Talks Price Gouging on Stossel
Recorded: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Research Fellow Art Carden on
Stossel discusses the positive aspects of price gouging during natural disasters.
Experts: Art Carden Type: Television Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Law Enforcement
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
John C. Goodman on States Potentially Refusing to Implement Parts of Obamacare
Recorded: Monday, July 2, 2012
Research Fellow John C. Goodman, author of
, interviewed on CBN on the issue or states choosing to opt out of parts of Obamacare.
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Television Issues: Health Care, Taxes
UFM Presentation of Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Recorded: Sunday, June 3, 2012
Part 1 |
Research Fellow Peter J. Boettke gives a talk based on the triple meaning of the title of his new book,
, at the Univeridad Francisco Marroquin.
Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Experts: Peter J. Boettke Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economists, Education
Tabarrok on Debt and Imprisonment
Recorded: Friday, April 20, 2012
Alexander Tabarrok, Research Director at the Independent Institute, speaks with Alyona Minkovski of RT's "The Alyona Show" on increasing criminal justice fees applied to those convicted or charged of a crime and time served due to debt.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Taxes
Ben Powell on Campaign Style and Taxpayer Legal Fees
Recorded: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Benjamin Powell engages with Tracy Byrnes on Fox Business Networks
Freedom Watch on the style of presidential candidates and SEC legal expenses to be paid by taxpayers.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Culture/ Society, Politics, Taxes