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Can Healthcare Be Fixed?‬ John C. Goodman on the Wall Street Journal’s Opinion Journal
Posted: Fri. June 8, 2012

Research Fellow Dr. John C. Goodman is interviewed by Mary Kissel of the Wall Street Journal: Opinion Journal on his new book Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis.

Recorded: Wed. June 6, 2012
Experts: John C. Goodman
Type: Television
Issues: Culture/ Society, Government Power, Health Care, Public Health/ Consumer Protection

UFM Presentation of “Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”
Posted: Thu. June 7, 2012

Research Fellow Peter J. Boettke gives a talk based on the triple meaning of the title of his new book, Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, at the Univeridad Francisco Marroquin.

Recorded: Sun. June 3, 2012
Experts: Peter J. Boettke
Type: Television
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economists, Education

Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion in America
Posted: Wed. June 6, 2012

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“Economics and environmentalism are types of modern religions.” So says Robert H. Nelson in his analysis of the roots of economics and environmentalism and their mutually antagonistic relations in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The present debate raging over global warming exemplifies the clash of these two public theologies.

Recorded: Thu. October 7, 2010
Experts: Steven F. Hayward, Robert H. Nelson, Max L. Stackhouse
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Property Rights, Religion

The Supreme Court and the Battle for Second Amendment Rights
Posted: Wed. June 6, 2012

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In June 2008 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling on the Second Amendment individual right to “keep and bear arms” with its Heller v. District of Columbia decision. Two years later, in June 2010, a second historic decision squeezed through the highest court in the land.

Recorded: Thu. July 22, 2010
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook, Donald E. J. Kilmer Jr.
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Gun Control, History (U.S), Law Enforcement, Litigation, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Race Issues

The Supreme Court and the Battle for Second Amendment Rights
Posted: Wed. June 6, 2012

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In 2008 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark ruling on the Second Amendment’s individual right to “keep and bear arms” in Heller v. District of Columbia. Now the question remains whether this right must be recognized by the States and their political subdivisions.

Recorded: Tue. June 8, 2010
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook, Nelson Lund
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Gun Control, History (U.S)

Can the U.S. Withdraw from Afghanistan and Iraq?
Posted: Wed. June 6, 2012

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Civil strife in Iraq continues and instability may only increase after the January elections. U.S. withdrawal has become an acceptable strategy in Washington, but will it be tenable if violence escalates and Iraq unravels again?

Recorded: Wed. December 9, 2009
Experts: Ivan Eland, Peter Galbraith, Charles V. Peña
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Freedom, History (International), Politics, Terrorism and National Crises

What President Obama Should Learn from His Predecessors
Posted: Wed. June 6, 2012

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Amid the current economic and financial crises, President Obama may do well to remember the men who have come before him.

Recorded: Tue. April 7, 2009
Experts: Ivan Eland, Andrew R. Rutten
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Freedom, Government Power, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Race Issues, Terrorism and National Crises

Bush, Obama, and Presidential Power
Posted: Wed. June 6, 2012

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Was George W. Bush the worst president ever? Ivan Eland examines Bush’s presidency and those of his predecessors to determine if their policies promoted peace, prosperity, and liberty while upholding the Constitution they swore to protect.

Recorded: Wed. January 7, 2009
Experts: Ivan Eland, Ron Paul, Richard Shenkman
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Banking and Finance, Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Freedom, Government Power, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privacy, Terrorism and National Crises