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Robert Higgs: The Welfare State
Recorded: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Robert Higgs discusses the rise of the welfare state in the United States.
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Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Corporate Welfare, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Regulation and Deregulation, Social Security, Welfare
Benjamin Powell: Are Sweatshops Good?
Recorded: Monday, April 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses sweatshops and the global economy on the Fox Business Network "The Independents."
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Trade
Recorded: Friday, March 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Lawrence J. McQuillan exposes Government misappropriation of gas tax revenue to fund "smart growth" urban development programs.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Agriculture, Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Environment, Government Waste/Pork, Land Use, Regulation and Deregulation, Urban Issues
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2014
Senior Fellow Randy T. Simmons, co-editor of
, looks at the battles over water in the western United States. Thirsty citizens of growing cities, farmers, factories and environmentalists are in a fight for a natural resource that is priced arbitrarily. Its value is determined not by the free market, but by bureaucrats. Outdated government reclamation projects and water policies have put residents of the Golden State at the mercy of the weather, and of government's mandatory regulations.
Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Environment, Land Use, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Maura McEnaney on The Gene Countryman Show
Recorded: Sunday, October 6, 2013
Maura McEnaney, author of
, discusses her new book with radio host Gene Countryman of KNSS in Wichita, Kansas.
Willard Garvey: An Epic Life
Experts: Maura McEnaney Type: Radio Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Entertainment, Free Market Economics, Land Use
Gregory: The Myth of War Prosperity
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Anthony Gregory exposes the fallacies behind the common notion that war boosts the economy, showing how it helps some at the expense of others and society as a whole. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Corporate Welfare, Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Labor and Employment
Ivan Eland on the Peter Schiff Show at CPAC 2013
Recorded: Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Senior Fellow Ivan Eland discusses the economics of the warfare state and his book
on The Peter Schiff Show live at CPAC 2013.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Radio Issues: Corporate Welfare, Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic Policy, Terrorism and National Crises
Robert Higgs: Warfare, Welfare, and the State
Recorded: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
This presentation by Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs was presented on July 24, 2012, at Mises University, sponsored by the Ludwig von Mises Institute, in Auburn, Alabama.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Corporate Welfare, Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy