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Benjamin Powell Discusses Government Shutdown on Stossel
Posted: Tue. October 8, 2013

Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses the partial Government shutdown on the Fox Business Channel’s “Stossel” show.

Recorded: Thu. October 3, 2013
Experts: Benjamin Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Political Ideology and Philosophy

Ben Powell on the Economic Freedom of the World Report
Posted: Thu. September 19, 2013

Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell appeared on the "The Roger Hedgecock Radio Show." Powell discusses the Economic Freedom of the World Report, explaining why economic freedom in the U.S. is plummeting.

Recorded: Wed. September 18, 2013
Experts: Benjamin Powell
Type: Radio
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Freedom

John C. Goodman Speaks on American Healthcare System at AAPS
Posted: Wed. September 18, 2013

Research Fellow John C. Goodman, author of Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, speaks to physicians about solutions to healthcare proposed in his book.

Recorded: Sat. October 6, 2012
Experts: John C. Goodman
Type: Television
Issues: Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Health Care, Public Health/ Consumer Protection

Gregory: The Future of Liberty
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students

Posted: Tue. September 17, 2013

Anthony Gregory discusses the long-term struggle between liberty and political power, telling his audience of high school students that the future is in their hands. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.

Recorded: Wed. July 24, 2013
Experts: Anthony Gregory
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy

Anthony Gregory: The Myth of War Prosperity
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students

Posted: Tue. September 17, 2013

Anthony Gregory exposes the fallacies behind the common notion that war boosts the economy, showing how it helps some at the expense of others and society as a whole. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.

Recorded: Wed. July 24, 2013
Experts: Anthony Gregory
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Corporate Welfare, Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Labor and Employment

Mary L. G. Theroux: Private vs. Public Disaster Relief
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students

Posted: Tue. September 17, 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.

Recorded: Wed. July 24, 2013
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Culture/ Society, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation

Brady: The Last Twelve Thousand Years
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students

Posted: Tue. September 17, 2013

Mark Brady summarizes world economic history from the rise of agriculture up to the Industrial Revolution. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.

Recorded: Wed. July 24, 2013
Experts: Mark Brady
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Labor and Employment

Brady: Promethean Growth Unleashed
2013 Summer Seminar for High School Students

Posted: Tue. September 17, 2013

Mark Brady describes the workings of the “Industrious Revolution,” which introduced the world to sustained and modern economic growth. Talk given on July 24, 2013 in Oakland, CA.

Recorded: Wed. July 24, 2013
Experts: Mark Brady
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Labor and Employment