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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 T. Tabarrok Type: Other Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy
Fred Singer on Fox News on Global Warming
Recorded: Thursday, September 11, 2008
Dr. S. Fred Singer challenges the causes of global warming and weather changes in an interview with Fox News.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Science
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
Fred Singer on Climate Change
Recorded: Friday, June 27, 2003
Originally aired on 06/27/03 on CNN. Dr. Fred Singer, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute discusses the political nature of the global warming debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Politics, Science
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