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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
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
Fred Singer on Climate Change
Recorded: Friday, June 27, 2003
Originally aired on 06/27/03 on CNN. Dr. Fred Singer, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute discusses the political nature of the global warming debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Politics, Science