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William K. Bowes, Jr. (1926 -2016) In Memoriam
Posted: Fri. February 10, 2017, 10:52am PT

In this video recorded in 2008, William K. Bowes, Jr. (1926–2016), pioneer venture capitalist, business leader, and philanthropist, shares his vision of social entrepreneurship and some anecdotes.

The Independent Institute honored him with the Alexis de Tocqueville Award in recognition of his contributions to advancing liberty, entrepreneurship, innovation, excellence, and peace at the Gala for Liberty held in San Francisco, California, on 16 September 2008.

Recorded: Wed. February 1, 2017
Experts: William K. Bowes Jr.
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Free Market Economics

Healthcare Reform That Solves Problems
Posted: Fri. February 10, 2017, 10:42am PT

Fox News interviewed Independent Institute's Senior Fellow John C. Goodman about the next steps on Obamacare reform. Goodman talks about reform that would make healthcare affordable, portable, and accessible in order to solve people's problems.

This video was produced by Fox News, January 25, 2017.

Recorded: Wed. January 25, 2017
Experts: John C. Goodman
Type: Television
Issues: Health Care

Liberty and Responsibility | Art Carden
Posted: Wed. January 18, 2017, 8:53am PT

Professor Art Carden talks about liberty and responsibility at the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar 2016 held in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Recorded: Mon. July 18, 2016
Experts: Art Carden
Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars
Issues: Freedom

Income Inequality & Wealth | Abby Hall Blanco on Stossel
Posted: Thu. January 5, 2017, 3:59pm PT

Television personality John Stossel (Host of Stossel on Fox Business) talks to Senior Fellow Abby Hall Blanco about income inequality and wealth in the United States.

Recorded: Tue. November 8, 2016
Experts: Abigail R. Hall
Type: Television
Issues: Free Market Economics

Overpolicing & Rights
Posted: Wed. December 21, 2016, 9:43am PT

Mary L. G. Theroux, Senior Vice President of the Independent Institute, at the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar held in Santa Clara, California, on June 24, 2016.

Recorded: Fri. June 24, 2016
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Government Power

Political Correctness and the 2016 Presidential Election - Research Fellow Abigail Hall Blanco Appears on the Marc Cox radio show on KFTK in St. Louis, MO.
Posted: Mon. December 19, 2016, 11:04am PT

How did Donald Trump get elected? Perhaps because the electorate is sick of political correctness. Does political correctness have its roots in Marxism? Was Trump just the right candidate at the right time? Economics professor and Independent Institute Research Fellow Abigail Hall Blanco sheds light on the how mindset changed in this past election cycle.

Dec. 14, 2016

Recorded: Wed. December 14, 2016
Experts: Abigail R. Hall
Type: Radio
Issues: Politics

Memories of Escaping from Cuba
Posted: Wed. December 14, 2016, 8:59am PT

Academy Award-nominated, Cuban-born actor, director, and producer, Andy Garcia, shares his personal story about why and how his family escaped from Cuba after Fidel Castro's regime took full control of the country.

This segment is part of the Gala for Liberty, 2008

Recorded: Tue. December 13, 2016

Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights

Senior Fellow Ivan Eland on BBC Radio About President-Elect Trump's Economic Cabinet Appointments
Posted: Fri. December 2, 2016, 5:12pm PT

Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland speaks to Britain's BBC Radio's Today program about Donald Trump's economic advisors. Eland discusses the financial and economic policies of the appointments of the possibility of having three former Goldman Sachs executives in his cabinet, which contradicted Trump's campaign rhetoric.

Recorded: Thu. December 1, 2016
Experts: Ivan Eland
Type: Radio
Issues: Democracy, Government Power