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What Should the Fed Be Doing?: Myths, Current Strategies and Alternatives
Recorded: Monday, November 12, 2012
Research Fellow David Beckworth, editor of
, and Research Fellow Scott Sumner, contributor to Boom and Bust Banking , discuss the role of the Fed.
Boom and Bust Banking
Experts: David Beckworth, Scott B. Sumner Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Banking and Finance, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics
Hot Talk and Cold Science of Global Warming
Recorded: Thursday, July 14, 2011
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Based on the latest research, renowned astrophysicist Fred Singer will separate fact from fiction in this raging global warming debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer, David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Environment
Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion in America
Recorded: Thursday, October 7, 2010
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Experts: Steven F. Hayward, Robert H. Nelson, Max L. Stackhouse, Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Environment, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
Global Warming: Science Fact or Fiction?
Recorded: Tuesday, February 15, 2000
Is global warming real, imminent, and a threat to human life? Have such predictions been established scientifically? The proposed Global Climate Treaty calls for extensive government controls to reduce fossil fuel use. Yet, there is no scientific consensus to support global-warming pessimism. Would the proposed massive 'carbon' taxes and other controls put our society- especially those most disadvantaged- at great risk? Based on his widely acclaimed book, renowned astrophysicist Fred Singer will separate fact from fiction in this raging global warming debate.
S. Fred Singer
President, Science and Environmental Policy Project
First Director, U. S. Weather Satellite Service
Author, Hot Talk, Cold Science: Global Warming's Unfinished Debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Environment, Science
Virtual Money, Privacy, and the Internet
Recorded: Wednesday, October 20, 1999
October 20, 1999
The Independent Institute, Oakland, CA
Peter A. Thiel
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Confinity, Inc., and Research Fellow at The Independent Institute
Richard W. Rahn
President, Novecon Corporation; former Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and author of the book, The End of Money and the Struggle for Financial Privacy
Experts: Richard W. Rahn, Peter A. Thiel Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, History (U.S), Technology