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Benjamin Powell on Rushing Appointment of Elizabeth Warren
Recorded: Thursday, June 9, 2011

Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection

       
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Benjamin Powell on Running Out of “Solutions”
Recorded: Thursday, June 2, 2011

Benjamin Powell, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, speaks to Judge Napolitano about the economic “solutions” to resolve our economy this summer.

Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Type: Television

       
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Benjamin Powell on Balancing Budgets Without Medicare Cuts
Recorded: Monday, May 23, 2011

Benjamin Powell, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, talks to Freedom Watch's Judge Napolitano about Americans wanting to balance the budget without cutting from Medicare funds.

Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes

       
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Benjamin Powell on American Spending Levels
Recorded: Friday, May 20, 2011

Benjamin Powell, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, speaks to Neil Cavuto on Fox News Channel about the wealthy class are continuing to spend at the precrisis spending levels despite the rising costs of food and gas.

Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes

       
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Benjamin Powell on U.S. Pork Barrel Farm Policies
Recorded: Friday, August 20, 2010

Benjamin Powell on CNBC discusses the pitfalls of U.S. protection of the farming industry with pork barrel farm policies, and how they hurt both Americans and producers in underdeveloped countries.

Experts: Benjamin W. Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Agriculture, Government Waste/Pork, Trade

       
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The Secret to Making Poor Nations Rich
Recorded: Thursday, February 21, 2008

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For decades, efforts to end world poverty have focused on redistributing wealth, rather than creating it. This approach, however, has done little to foster long-term economic progress in Africa.

Experts: George B. N. Ayittey, Benjamin W. Powell, Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Trade

       
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Gore Vidal on Understanding America’s Terrorist Crisis
Recorded: Thursday, April 18, 2002

Filmed before a live audience on April 18, 2002, renowned author Gore Vidal rejects the blind “patriotism” expected by government officials and the mainstream media, and investigates U.S. foreign policy throughout recent history, showing how it has contributed to the terrorist crisis. With his famous wit and insight, Vidal also demonstrates the ways in which the “War on Terrorism” is being used to curtail civil liberties and shred the Bill of Rights.

Experts: Gore Vidal
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Terrorism and National Crises

       
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