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George Ayittey Speaks of 2008 Gala for Liberty Award Recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Posted: Tue. December 3, 2013

Research Fellow George Ayittey speaks of 2008 Gala for Liberty Award Recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Recorded: Tue. September 16, 2008
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey
Type: Television
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Freedom

George Ayittey Discusses Why Africa is Poor on BBC radio’s Exchanges on the World Economy
Posted: Tue. December 3, 2013

Ghanaian economist and Research Fellow, George Ayittey argues that Africa is poor because it is not free—due to dictatorships. He spoke with host Justin Rowlatt and an audience at Paris Dauphine University in Paris.

Recorded: Fri. October 25, 2013
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey
Type: Radio
Issues: Culture/ Society, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Trade

Álvaro Vargas Llosa on Immigration and Globalization
Posted: Mon. December 2, 2013

International political commentator and Independent Institute Fellow, Álvaro Vargas Llosa, discussed his book Global Crossings at the Dole Institute of Politics.

Recorded: Tue. November 19, 2013
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Type: Television
Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Immigration, Latin America, Political Ideology and Philosophy

Benjamin Powell Discusses the Business of Charity on Stossel
Posted: Mon. November 25, 2013

Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses the “Business of Charity” with host John Stossel of Fox Business Channel’s Stossel.

Recorded: Thu. November 21, 2013
Experts: Benjamin Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.)

Gala 2011 Special Tribute: Mart Laar
Posted: Fri. November 22, 2013

A Special Tribute celebrating The Independent Institute’s 25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty held on 11/15/11 from Mart Laar, former Prime Minister, Republic of Estonia.

Recorded: Fri. November 11, 2011

Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Freedom

Gala 2011 Special Tribute: Muhammad Yunus
Posted: Fri. November 22, 2013

A Special Tribute celebrating The Independent Institute’s 25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty held on 11/15/11 from Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Founder of Grameen Bank.

Recorded: Mon. October 31, 2011

Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Freedom

Gala 2011 Special Tribute: Robert W. Fogel
Posted: Fri. November 22, 2013

A Special Tribute celebrating The Independent Institute's 25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty held on 11/15/11 from Robert W. Fogel, Nobel Prize Laureate in Economic Sciences.

Recorded: Wed. November 2, 2011

Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy

Stephen P. Halbrook on CBN
Posted: Fri. November 22, 2013

Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, was interviewed on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) about gun registration laws in Germany after World War I. These laws were eventually used by the Nazi party to disarm Jews and others they deemed “Enemies of the State.” Halbrook, a constitutional lawyer who has argued Second Amendment cases in front of the Supreme Court, says our protections against such actions should be recognized and appreciated while we learn from history.

Recorded: Thu. November 21, 2013
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Type: Television
Issues: Culture/ Society, Gun Control, Political Ideology and Philosophy