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Benjamin Powell on Sweatshops as Means to Escape Poverty
Recorded: Sunday, May 11, 2014
Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses the unintended consequences of anti-sweatshop activism and the real recipe for escaping poverty: economic freedom.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Labor and Employment
Dr. Ron Paul Liberty Defined: The Future of Freedom
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Ron Paul, the former 12-term Congressman and Presidential candidate,
takes a candid look at Americas increasingly dysfunctional political
system. Drawing on his 24 years in Congress, he highlights the need
to rein in unchecked government power. The author of numerous
#1 New York Times bestselling books, Dr. Paul is a leading advocate for individual liberty, privacy, limited constitutional government, low taxes
and spending, free markets, restrained foreign policy, and sound money.
Experts: Ron Paul
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation
Burton Abrams on KKSF's Bob Zadek Radio Show
Recorded: Sunday, March 30, 2014
Research Fellow Burton A. Abrams appeared on the "Bob Zadek Radio Show" on KKSF in San Francisco. Abrams talks about the MyGovCost calculator and his book The Terrible 10 and the top ten economic blunders in the last century.
Experts: Burton A. Abrams
Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Robert Higgs on Regime Uncertainty Past and Present
Recorded: Friday, February 21, 2014
Senior Fellow and author Robert Higgs speaks with Caleb Brown of the Cato Institute on the subject of Regime Uncertainty Past and Present.
Experts: Robert Higgs
Issues: Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Government Power, History (International), History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy
David J. Theroux on Price of Business Radio Show
Recorded: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Host Kevin Price and Independent Institute President and Founder David Theroux discuss the topic How to Maintain Liberty in this segment of the Price of Business on KTEK 1110 AM of the Wall Street Radio Network.
Experts: David J. Theroux
Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Stephen P. Halbrook on The Bill Post Radio Show
Recorded: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Author of Gun Control in the Third Reich Research Fellow Stephen Halbrook appeared on the Bill Post radio show in Salem, Oregon, with guest host Tami Jackson. Halbrook talks about his work as a Second Amendment author and attorney and how the rights of gun owners are protected by our U.S. Constitution, but those rights need constant protection from state constitutions and local laws designed to limit those rights.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Issues: Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Gun Control, Regulation and Deregulation
Obamacare: Built to Fall Apart
Recorded: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Sr. Fellow John R. Graham appeared on the Joy Tiz radio show. Graham talks about the new Healthcare Contract with America, which relies on free market solutions to solve the healthcare crisis. Using examples from the landmark book by Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, Graham describes ways in which Americans can take control of their healthcare.
Experts: John R. Graham
Issues: Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Health Care, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection
Stephen P. Halbrook on KVOIs Liberty Watch Radio
Recorded: Sunday, January 19, 2014
Research Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on KVOIs Liberty Watch Radio with host Charles Heller. In this extensive interview, Halbrook details his research on the German political machine that resulted in gun registration and then confiscation from Jews and other Enemies of the State.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Issues: Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Gun Control, History (International), Regulation and Deregulation