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Benjamin Powell: Are Sweatshops Good?
Recorded: Monday, April 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses sweatshops and the global economy on the Fox Business Network "The Independents."
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Trade
Benjamin Powell Globalization and Development
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Thursday, July 18, 2013
Benjamin Powell defends free trade for developing societies and critiques the common defense of anti-sweatshop legislation. Talk given on July 18, 2013 in Berkeley, CA
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection
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
Ben Powell on Government Consumer Safety Videos & Media Piracy Enforcement
Recorded: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Benjamin Powell engages with Tracy Byrnes on Fox Business Networks
Freedom Watch on Government consumer safety videos and
the enforcement of media piracy laws.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Entertainment, Government Waste/Pork, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Benjamin Powell on Rushing Appointment of Elizabeth Warren
Recorded: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection
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