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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
The War on Everything
Recorded: Monday, April 14, 2014
Research Fellow Anthony Gregory, author of
"The Power of Habeas Corpus in America,"
discusses how politicians love to declare war on social and economic issues, and how these "wars" only manage to increase government power while reducing liberty.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, History (U.S), Immigration, Law Enforcement, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises
Recorded: Friday, March 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Lawrence J. McQuillan exposes Government misappropriation of gas tax revenue to fund "smart growth" urban development programs.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Agriculture, Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Environment, Government Waste/Pork, Land Use, Regulation and Deregulation, Urban Issues
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2014
Senior Fellow Randy T. Simmons, co-editor of
, looks at the battles over water in the western United States. Thirsty citizens of growing cities, farmers, factories and environmentalists are in a fight for a natural resource that is priced arbitrarily. Its value is determined not by the free market, but by bureaucrats. Outdated government reclamation projects and water policies have put residents of the Golden State at the mercy of the weather, and of government's mandatory regulations.
Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Environment, Land Use, Political Ideology and Philosophy
John Goodman on Fox News Networks
Your World with Neil Cavuto
Recorded: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of
, appeared on Fox News Networks Your World with Neil Cavuto to discuss the latest Obamacare rollout problems.
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Television Issues: Culture/ Society, Health Care, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
John C. Goodman on FoxNews on the Danger of an Obamacare Death Spiral
Recorded: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Television Issues: Health Care, Regulation and Deregulation
Mary L. G. Theroux: Private vs. Public Disaster Relief
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Mary L. G. Theroux, speaking from experience, explains why the non-profit sector and business do much more to serve those most in need than politicians and bureaucracy can achieve. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Culture/ Society, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Alexandré Padilla on Externalities
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Alexandré Padilla explores the role of externalities in public goods theory, and why they fail to justify an actively interventionist government. Talk given on June 18, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Experts: Alexandre Padilla Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Regulation and Deregulation