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Ivan Eland on U.S. Cold War Mentality
Recorded: Saturday, March 12, 2011

Ivan Eland on Russia Today explains why tensions and a Cold War mentality in Washington still persists and hinders US-Russia relations.

Experts: Ivan Eland
Type: Television
Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid

       
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Ivan Eland on Robert Gates and Libya
Recorded: Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Ivan Eland on Russia Today discusses Defense Secretary Robert Gates' comments on Libya and the possibility of military intervention.

Experts: Ivan Eland
Type: Television
Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy

       
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Ivan Eland on Empire and Terrorism
Recorded: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Ivan Eland in an interview with the Orange County Register discusses how American involvement overseas is a contributing factor to attacks on U.S. targets.

Experts: Ivan Eland
Type: Independent Institute TV
Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy

       
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Emily Skarbek on U.S. Government Policies and Unemployment
Recorded: Monday, January 17, 2011

Emily Skarbek on International PressTV discusses how poor U.S. government policies create or exacerbate unemployment.

Experts: Emily C. Skarbek
Type: Television
Issues: Economic Policy, Labor and Employment

       
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Emily Skarbek on Rejection of Goolsbee Claim
Recorded: Friday, January 14, 2011

Emily Skarbek on International PressTV explains why the failure of the U.S. government in raising the debt ceiling is not "catastrophic" as President Barack Obama's chief economic advisor Austan Goolsbee claims.

Experts: Emily C. Skarbek
Type: Television
Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt

       
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Richard Vedder on the National Debt Crisis
Recorded: Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Richard Vedder on PressTV explains why the U.S. government has done little to reduce a national debt that is approaching its current ceiling of $14.3 trillion.

Experts: Richard K. Vedder
Type: Television
Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt

       
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Why Are Politicians Always Trying to Scare Us?
Recorded: Thursday, December 6, 2007

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Experts: Robert Higgs, David J. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises

       
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Why Are Politicians Always Trying to Scare Us?
Recorded: Thursday, December 6, 2007

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From ancient times to the present, politicians, bureaucrats, and interest groups have gained resources and control over the public by playing to people’s fears of various “crises” and by offering “solutions” that often only make problems worse.

Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Terrorism and National Crises

       
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