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William J. Watkins, Jr. on Patent Trolls
Recorded: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr. appeared on XMSatellite radios Innovation Navigation show to talk about his new book Patent Trolls: Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation. The cost of patent trolls is staggering, both in terms of lost work and in court costs and attorney fees. The outmoded patent system in the US is discussed, including proposals for reforming the patent system.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr.
Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
Ivan Eland on FSN Radio: Americas Presidents & Foreign Policy
Recorded: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on The Financial Survival Network with host Kerry Lutz to talk about his book Recarving Rushmore which will be updated in the fall of 2014. The book ranks U.S. Presidents on issues of peace, prosperity, and liberty.
Experts: Ivan Eland
Issues: Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic Policy, Government Power, History (International), History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Benjamin Powell Discusses Sweatshops on Vancouvers CKNW Radio
Recorded: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell appears on Vancouvers CKNW radio to discuss the one year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. Powell talks with host Mike Eckfordabout conditions in clothing factories in Bangladesh and markets for labor and the products manufactured there.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Free Market Economics, Labor and Employment, Regulation and Deregulation
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
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
Ivan Eland on The Tom Woods Show
Recorded: Monday, February 17, 2014
Ivan Eland, author of Recarving Rushmore, appeared on the The Tom Woods Show. Eland talks about U.S. Presidents on the merits of their policies and whether those strategies contributed to peace, prosperity, and liberty.
Experts: Ivan Eland
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy
Stephen P. Halbrook on The Tami Jackson Radio Show
Recorded: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on the Tami Jackson show on The405Media.com. Halbrook talks about the origin of the Second Amendment and the arguments for and against the Bill of Rights at the time of Americas founding. Halbrook also discusses the use of gun control and gun registries by Hitlers gestapo, and the dangers of gun registration and infringement of our rights in the present day.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Issues: Culture/ Society, Government Power, Gun Control, History (International), Regulation and Deregulation
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