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The Road to Freedom and Prosperity
Abolish the IRS, Privatize Social Security and Welfare, End Unfunded Public Pension Liability
Recorded: Friday, July 10, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Fellows John C. Goodman and Lawrence J. McQuillan speak on a panel with Heartland Institute Senior Fellow Peter Ferrara at the 2015 FreedomFest held in Las Vegas, NV. The program is moderated by Lewis Uhler, President of the National Tax Limitation Committee.
Thanks to FreedomFest, Inc. for the permission to post our fellows' presentation. For further information about FreedomFest, go to www.freedomfest.com
Experts: Peter J. Ferrara, John C. Goodman, Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Other Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Fiscal Policy/Debt, Health Care, Privatization, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Social Security, Taxes, Welfare
Love Gov: From First Date to Mandate
Recorded: Monday, July 6, 2015
portrays the federal government as an overbearing boyfriend Scott Gov Govinsky who foists his "good intentions" on a hapless, idealistic college student, Alexis. Each episode follows Alexis's relationship with Gov as his intrusions wreak (comic) havoc on her life, professionally, financially, and socially. Alexis's loyal friend Libby tries to help her see Gov for what he really is a menace. But will Alexis come to her senses in time? Tune in to find out! Love Gov
Episode 1: An Education in Debt
Episode 2: Protection from Jobs
Episode 3: A Remedy for Healthcare Choices
Episode 4: House Poor
Episode 5: Keeping a Close Eye on Privacy
Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Banking and Finance, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Drugs (Illicit), Economic Policy, Education, Environment, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Housing, Labor and Employment, Land Use, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Welfare, Womens Issues
Lawrence McQuillan Discusses the Public-Pension Crisis in the US
Recorded: Friday, May 29, 2015
Senior Fellow Lawrence McQuillan, author of
appears on Newsmax TV to discuss the financial crisis facing many cities and states in the US: the fact that public-pensions are grossly underfunded and taxpayers can be left holding the bag. McQuillan talks about how to resolve this pending, man-made crisis in America.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Government Waste/Pork, Labor and Employment
Ivan Eland on Ranking US Presidents
Recorded: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, appears on Fox & Friends to discuss his updated version of "Recarving Rushmore."
To order copies of "Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty,"
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade
Ivan Eland on RT Television:
Coalition of the Killing
Recorded: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Senior Fellow Ivan Eland appears on RT Television to discuss the recent US-led bombing Syria. Eland says the US is backing into an intervention in Syria, where the US is heading for disaster.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, History (International), Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Ivan Eland on the Russia/Ukraine Ceasefire
Recorded: Friday, September 5, 2014
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of "The Failure of Counter-Insurgency: Why Hearts and Minds are Not Always Won," analyzes the Russia/Ukraine ceasefire.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, Nationalism, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Ivan Eland: Whats Next for Russia-Ukraine Relations?
Recorded: Sunday, August 24, 2014
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on Chinas CCTV America to discuss the latest on peace talks in Ukraine. Eland talks about the small but brutal conflict and the chances for peace with a German proposal.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, History (International), Politics
Michael Thomas: Division of Labor and Free Trade
Recorded: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Michael Thomas breaks down the factors that go into a free trade economy and how division of labor plays into the equation.
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Experts: Michael D. Thomas Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Privatization, Public Choice Theory, Regulation and Deregulation