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Was the American Wild West a Genuine Case of Anarcho-Capitalism?
Recorded: Friday, July 10, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Fellow Randy Simmons speaks at the 2015 FreedomFest in Las Vegas, NV.
Experts: Randy T Simmons Type: Other Event Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy
Randy Simmons | The True Costs of Green Energy
Recorded: Monday, April 27, 2015
Senior Fellow Randy Simmons joins WSVA radio's Mike Schikman to talk about the true costs of green energy including government funding and incentives for renewable energy.
Experts: Randy T Simmons Type: Radio Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Energy, Environment, Free Market Economics, Property Rights, Public Choice Theory, Regulation and Deregulation
The Roots of Government Failure: An Interview
Recorded: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
William Shughart interviews Economist Randy T. Simmons, author of
Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure
Experts: William F. Shughart II, Randy T Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Public Choice Theory
Eminent Domain: Abuse of Government Power?
Recorded: Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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In June 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kelo v. New London that local governments may force property owners to sell out and to make way for private economic development, even if the property is not blighted. In response, many states have passed legislation and proposed amendments to their state constitutions to block this unprecedented government assault on the rights of property owners.
Experts: Steven Greenhut, Timothy Sandefur Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Housing, Land Use, Property Rights