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John C. Goodman: What's the Alternative to Obamacare?
Recorded: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Independent Institute Senior Fellow John C. Goodman, author of "
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis" describes how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, with its 27,000 pages of rules and regulations, has omitted some basic market-based concepts that would benefit all consumers. Goodman outlines the changes that would make such a healthcare system function, utilizing his extensive knowledge of the subject. Goodman is known as the "Father of Health Savings Accounts" whose suggestions for healthcare reform have been heard around the country. In this video, he highlights what is wrong with Obamacare, and offers his bold ideas on sensible healthcare reform.
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Chris Coyne: The Role of Institutions
Recorded: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Chris Coyne discusses Institutions, spontaneous order, and the market process.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: Christopher J. Coyne Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation
William J. Watkins, Jr. on Patent Trolls
Recorded: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr. appeared on XMSatellite radios Innovation Navigation show to talk about his new book
. The cost of patent trolls is staggering, both in terms of lost work and in court costs and attorney fees. The outmoded patent system in the US is discussed, including proposals for reforming the patent system.
Patent Trolls: Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Radio Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
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
Pongracic: Competition and the Market Process
Recorded: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Ivan Pongracic discusses the fundamentals of how competition enables the market process. Talk given on June 18, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Experts: Ivan Pongracic Jr. Type: Television Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy
Ben Powell on Monopoly and Antitrust
2012 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
This presentation is from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for high school students, which was held from June 18 to 22, 2012, at the Independent Institute Conference Center, Oakland, California.
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Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Free Market Economics
Benjamin Powell on Federal Youth Summer Jobs Funding & Consumer Banking Problems
Recorded: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell on Freedom Watch discusses Federal youth summer jobs funding and consumer banking problems.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Urban Issues
Stopping Violent Crime
New Directions for Crime Reduction & Prevention
Recorded: Tuesday, December 3, 1996
Presented by The Koch Crime Commission and the Independent Institute
Filmed 3 December, 1996 at Washburn University, Topeka, KS
Experts: Bruce L. Benson, Erika Holzer, Erika Holzer, Wendy Kaminer, William I. Koch, Alan J. Lizotte, Arthur R. Miller, David B. Sentelle, David J. Theroux, Richard L. Thornburgh, Hubert Williams, Marvin E. Wolfgang, James R. Wyrsch Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Drugs (Illicit), Freedom, Government Power, Gun Control, History (U.S), Law Enforcement, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Race Issues, Urban Issues