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Alex Tabarrok on How Ideas Trump Crises
Recorded: Sunday, February 1, 2009
Alex Tabarrok at TED argues how free trade and globalization are shaping the world into an idea-sharing community that is more healthy, happy and prosperous than anyone's predictions.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Other Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy
Lessons from the Poor: The Power of Entrepreneurship
Recorded: Thursday, November 13, 2008
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At this Policy Forum, Independent Institute Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, former Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga, economist William Easterly, and a group of policy experts discuss the findings of the book, Lessons from the Poor. The speakers examine real-world examples of entrepreneurship and why instead of redistributing existing wealth, governments should free people so that they can create it.
Experts: William R. Easterly, Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy
Fred Singer on Fox News on Global Warming
Recorded: Thursday, September 11, 2008
Dr. S. Fred Singer challenges the causes of global warming and weather changes in an interview with Fox News.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Science
The New International Arms Race in SpaceAnd How to Avoid It
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2008
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An Independent Policy Forum held on 3/7/08. Peter L. Hays, Associate Director of the Eisenhower Center for Space and Defense Studies, and Theresa Hitchens, Director of the Center for Defense Information, discuss the implications that the U.S. takedown of a malfunctioning satellite have for a potential arms race in space.
Experts: Ivan Eland, Peter L. Hays, Theresa Hitchens Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Science, Technology
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
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on the Latin American Left
Recorded: Friday, April 29, 2005
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa discusses the rise of the Latin America left on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Latin America
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