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Benjamin Powell: Are Sweatshops Good?
Posted: Wed. April 30, 2014

Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses sweatshops and the global economy on the Fox Business Network "The Independents."

Recorded: Mon. April 21, 2014
Experts: Benjamin Powell
Type: Television
Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Trade

Ivan Eland on Pro-Russian Activists in Eastern Ukraine
Posted: Fri. April 18, 2014

Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appeared on CCTV discussing the latest on the rapidly changing crisis in Ukraine as pro-Russian troops continue to take over buildings in Eastern Ukraine.

Recorded: Wed. April 9, 2014
Experts: Ivan R. Eland
Type: Television
Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, History (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy

Ivan Eland on Crisis in Slavyansk Ukraine
Posted: Fri. April 18, 2014

Sr. Fellow Ivan appears on CCTV to discuss the latest on the crisis in Ukraine, as pro-Russian forces take over police stations and other buildings in Eastern Ukraine.

Recorded: Sat. April 12, 2014
Experts: Ivan R. Eland
Type: Television
Issues: Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, History (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy

C.S. Lewis, My Godfather: An Evening with Laurence Harwood
Posted: Thu. April 17, 2014

Laurence Harwood, OBE, godson of C.S. Lewis, reflects on his and others’ relationships with Lewis during his youth. He shares delightful letters and jolly recollections from his book C.S. Lewis, My Godfather: Letters, Photos, and Recollections. Laurence spoke at an evening event sponsored by the C. S. Lewis Society of California.

Recorded: Wed. October 10, 2012

Type: Television
Issues: Culture/ Society, Entertainment, History (International)

The War on Everything
Posted: Mon. April 14, 2014

Research Fellow Anthony Gregory, author of "The Power of Habeas Corpus in America," discusses how politicians love to declare war on social and economic issues, and how these "wars" only manage to increase government power while reducing liberty.

Recorded: Mon. April 14, 2014
Experts: Anthony Gregory
Type: Independent Institute TV
Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, History (U.S), Immigration, Law Enforcement, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises

Dr. Ron Paul “Liberty Defined: The Future of Freedom”
Posted: Thu. April 10, 2014

Ron Paul, the former 12-term Congressman and Presidential candidate, 
takes a candid look at America’s increasingly dysfunctional political 
system. Drawing on his 24 years in Congress, he highlights the need 
to rein in unchecked government power. The author of numerous 
#1 New York Times bestselling books, Dr. Paul is a leading advocate for individual liberty, privacy, limited constitutional government, low taxes 
and spending, free markets, restrained foreign policy, and sound money.

Recorded: Wed. April 9, 2014
Experts: Ron Paul
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Privatization

Stephen Halbrook on the 13 Folds Radio Show
Posted: Fri. April 4, 2014

Research Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on WBOB radio's 13 Folds Radio Show. Halbrook talks about his most recent book detailing the events leading up to the Nazi confiscation of guns from German Jews. The program also touches on the vast experience of Halbrook defending rights of gun owners and protecting Second Amendment rights.

Recorded: Thu. March 20, 2014
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Type: Radio
Issues: Culture/ Society, Gun Control, History (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy

Burton Abrams on KKSF's Bob Zadek Radio Show
Posted: Wed. April 2, 2014

Research Fellow Burton A. Abrams appeared on the "Bob Zadek Radio Show" on KKSF in San Francisco. Abrams talks about the MyGovCost calculator and his book The Terrible 10 and the top ten economic blunders in the last century.

Recorded: Sun. March 30, 2014
Experts: Burton A. Abrams
Type: Radio
Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy