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2012 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Friday, June 22, 2012
Each year the Independent Institute holds two week-long session of its
Summer Seminar for Students for high school and college age students. These clips are highlights from our 2012 session for high school students.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Benjamin Powell on the Payroll Tax Cut and Salt Regulation by the FDA
Recorded: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Benjamin Powell engages with Judge Napolitano on Fox Business Networks
Freedom Watch about the payroll tax cut and the FDA regulation of salt.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Regulation and Deregulation, Social Security, Taxes
Benjamin Powell on U.S. Pork Barrel Farm Policies
Recorded: Friday, August 20, 2010
Benjamin Powell on CNBC discusses the pitfalls of U.S. protection of the farming industry with pork barrel farm policies, and how they hurt both Americans and producers in underdeveloped countries.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Government Waste/Pork, Trade
The Frankenfood Myth?
Recorded: Tuesday, December 13, 2005
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For millennia, farmers all over the world have bred crops for their resistance to disease, productivity, and nutritional value. Today, few topics have the power to inspire as much international furor and misinformation as the development and distribution of genetically altered foods.
Experts: Bruce N. Ames, Henry I. Miller Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Agriculture, Business, Environment, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Science