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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
Robert Higgs on the Consequences of Leviathan-sized Government
Recorded: Thursday, July 1, 2010
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Robert Higgs is interviewed here by Scott Horton on Antiwar.com Radio, warning those who long for total governmental and economic collapse to be careful what they wish for. Higgs also explains why federal spending cannot continue at the current record levels without a failure of the bond market. He further compares the military and economic over-extension of the Soviet Union prior to its collapse to the United States as a warning against rampant spending by the government.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Radio Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Fiscal Policy/Debt, Terrorism and National Crises
Ivan Eland on Violence in Kyrgyzstan
Recorded: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Ivan Eland on Russia Today provides commentary on the political unrest in Kyrgyzstan.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International)
Ivan Eland on Election Fraud in Afghanistan
Recorded: Friday, October 2, 2009
Originally aired on 10/2/09. Ivan Eland discusses Peter Galbraiths accusation of fraud benefiting incumbent Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, in an interview on Russia Today.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Democracy, Economic History and Development (International)
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 Tabarrok Type: Other Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy