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Benjamin Powell on Sweatshops as Means to Escape Poverty
Recorded: Sunday, May 11, 2014
Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses the unintended consequences of anti-sweatshop activism and the real recipe for escaping poverty: economic freedom.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Radio Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Labor and Employment
Benjamin Powell Discusses Sweatshops on Vancouvers CKNW Radio
Recorded: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell appears on Vancouvers CKNW radio to discuss the one year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. Powell talks with host Mike Eckfordabout conditions in clothing factories in Bangladesh and markets for labor and the products manufactured there.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Radio Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Free Market Economics, Labor and Employment, Regulation and Deregulation
Benjamin Powell: Are Sweatshops Good?
Recorded: Monday, April 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell discusses sweatshops and the global economy on the Fox Business Network "The Independents."
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Trade
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 Employment and Facial Profiling
Recorded: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Benjamin Powell speaks with Judge Napolitano of Fox Business Network's Freedom Watch about the IRS and the difference between full- and part-time employment. He also comments on the validity of police officers being allowed to use facial profiling.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power
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