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Mary L.G. Theroux | Childhood Poverty, Government Failures, and the Need for Economic Liberty
Recorded: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Vice President
Mary L. G. Theroux testified on "Childhood Poverty, Government Failures, and the Need for Economic Liberty", before the California State Senate's Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, at the request of State Senator Jeff Stone. The witnesses spoke about California's Maximum Family Grant rule for families on welfare. The rule caps grants and does not increase grant money to mothers on welfare when they have more children. Mary testified about the causes of poverty and of the need for other, non-government options for poor families. She introduced ideas for helping the poor through private resources and organizations, instead of government agencies where families and women often find themselves trapped in a cycle of poverty.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Education, Family, Health Care, Housing, Labor and Employment, Politics, Privatization, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Welfare, Womens Issues
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
Jose Yulo: Western Civilization & Thought
Recorded: Monday, July 7, 2014
Jose Yulo discusses the history of western civilization and ways of thinking about morality and economics.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: José Maria J. Yulo Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Chris Coyne: Exporting Democracy
Recorded: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Chris Coyne addresses the issues related to spreading democracy around the world.
Experts: Christopher J. Coyne Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Democracy, Economic History and Development (International)
Ron Paul: All You Have To Do Is Scare Them
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
In this clip from "Ron Paul: Liberty Defined," Dr. Paul talks about how governments instill fear in populations through propaganda.
Experts: Ron Paul Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Ivan Eland on Arise TV
Recorded: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Ivan Eland, Director of the Independent Institute Center on Peace and Liberty, discusses new US sanctions on Russia in response to the ongoing Crimea situation.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Mary L. G. Theroux on the Epic Life of Willard Garvey
Recorded: Sunday, November 17, 2013
Mary Theroux, Senior Vice President at the Independent Institute, is interviewed by Bob Weeks of WichitaLiberty TV. Mary reflects on the
accomplishments of her father's life as told in the book
authored by Maura McEnaney.
Willard Garvey: An Epic Life
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Free Market Economics, Housing
Maura McEnaney on Willard Garvey at Wichita Rotary Club
Recorded: Monday, October 28, 2013
Maura McEnaney, author of
, speaks before the Rotary Club of Wichita on October 28, 2013, about her new book published by The Independent Institute's LibertyTree Press.
Willard Garvey: An Epic Life
Experts: Maura McEnaney Type: Television Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Entertainment, Family, Government Waste/Pork, Housing, Privatization, Trade