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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 Sumner Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Banking and Finance, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Regulation and Deregulation
2012 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Friday, August 3, 2012
These Student Perspectives are from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for college students, which was held from July 30 to August 3, 2012, at Notre Dame de Namurs University, Belmont, California.
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Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Freedom, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Property Rights
S. Fred Singer Interviewed on KUSI San Diego on Global Warming
Recorded: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Research Fellow S. Fred Singer speaks with KUSI San Diego's David Davis on
the scientific and economic issues surrounding the global warming debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
Vern McKinley on the Dysfunctional Banking System
Recorded: Monday, February 6, 2012
Research Fellow Vern McKinley interviewed on MSNBCs The Dylan Ratigan Show on the failure of Federal Regulators and the dysfunctional Mortgage/Banking system from the perspective of his new book,
Financing Failure: A Century of Bailouts
Experts: Vern P. McKinley Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Political Ideology and Philosophy
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
Politics and Protests of the Biotech Revolution
Recorded: Tuesday, December 13, 2005
For millennia, farmers all over the world have bred crops for their resistance to disease, productivity, and nutritional value. Over the past century, scientists have used increasingly more sophisticated methods for modifying crops at the genetic level. But only since the 1970s have advances in gene-splicing and other aspects of biotechnology upped the ante with the promise of dramatically improved agricultural products. Today, few topics have the power to inspire as much international furor and misinformation as the development and distribution of genetically altered foods. Is public resistance far out of synch with the potential risks? Please join us as Henry Miller, co-author of the new book The Frankenfood Myth, and Bruce Ames, U.C. Berkeley professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, address this critical 21st century issue.
Experts: Bruce N. Ames, Henry I. Miller Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Agriculture, Bureaucracy and Government, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
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
David Theroux on KTVU2 on Government Taxes and Spending
Recorded: Friday, April 15, 2005
David Theroux discusses the breakdown of U.S. government tax spending and reducing the burden placed on taxpayers in a KTVU Channel 2 report.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes