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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
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), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Trade
Immigration Wars: Open or Closed Borders?
Recorded: Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Experts: Peter Laufer, Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Immigration
Gore Vidal on Understanding Americas 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