Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan was a guest on the Jason Lewis radio show. He discussed the economics and history of totalitarianism vs capitalism in terms of policies such as higher taxes for corporations, farm subsidies, price and rent controls and endless money supply and how history can show us which of these stifle prosperity. Private property and individualism are the foundations of freedom, argues McQuillan.
What will the economy be like in the New Year? Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell appears on Fox Business Network's "The Independents" show to give his impressions of the deficit, bureaucracies, and economic recovery. Powell talks about long term trends and says Big Government policies are effecting the outlook and the "New Normal" in the economy.
Senior Fellow John R. Graham spoke on the National Taxpayer Unions podcast "Speaking of Taxpayers." Graham spoke about the problems with the roll out of Obamacare. Using principles put forward in John C. Goodmans book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, Graham relates how the Affordable Healthcare Act will effect people in the future and offers some suggestions on market based reforms that would put the power back into the hands of patients instead of bureaucrats.
Ghanaian economist and Research Fellow, George Ayittey argues that Africa is poor because it is not freedue to dictatorships. He spoke with host Justin Rowlatt and an audience at Paris Dauphine University in Paris.
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, author of Global Crossings, appears on American Radio Journal with host Lowman Henry on his nationally syndicated radio program. The two discuss immigration and Alvaro Vargas Llosas new book.