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David Beito on the 1930s Tax Revolt
Recorded: Monday, April 18, 2011
David Beito, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses an episode in the 1930s in which many Americans initiated a series of strikes and revolts against rising property taxes.
Experts: David T. Beito Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), History (U.S), Taxes
A Gala for Liberty: The Independent Institutes Gala Reception and Dinner
Recorded: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
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On September 16, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, actor and director Andy Garcia, and entrepreneur William K. Bowes, Jr. were honored at the Independent Institutes A Gala for Liberty. Each honoree received the Alexis de Tocqueville Award in recognition of their contributions to advancing the ideas and ideals of liberty, entrepreneurship, innovation, and peace.
Experts: William K. Bowes, Jr., Andy Garcia, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), Free Market Economics, Government Power, History (International), Latin America, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Race Issues, Religion