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Benjamin Powell on Immigration
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Thursday, July 18, 2013
Ben Powell dismantles the economic myths at the center of the anti-immigration position and explains why liberty and human rights require open borders. Talk given on July 18, 2013 in Berkeley, CA.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Immigration
Ben Powell on Immigration and Economic Growth
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: Culture/ Society, Free Market Economics, Immigration, Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Eminent Domain: Abuse of Government Power?
Recorded: Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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In June 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kelo v. New London that local governments may force property owners to sell out and to make way for private economic development, even if the property is not blighted. In response, many states have passed legislation and proposed amendments to their state constitutions to block this unprecedented government assault on the rights of property owners.
Experts: Steven Greenhut, Timothy Sandefur Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Housing, Land Use, Property Rights