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Myths of Immigration, Ben Powell on Stossel
Recorded: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Are immigrants taking our jobs and living off the taxes we pay? Are they criminals? Television personality John Stossel (Host of
Stossel on Fox Business Network) interviewed Benjamin Powell, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, Director of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University, and Editor of the book, .
The Economics of Immigration
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Drugs (Illicit), Government Power, Immigration, Labor and Employment, Politics, Social Security, Taxes, Welfare
C.S. Lewis on Natural Law and Liberty
Inaugural Presentation: Center for Western Civilization, Berkeley, California
Recorded: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Drawing on C.S. Lewiss varied writingsfiction for both adults and children, non-fiction essays and scholarly treatises, poetry, and extensive correspondence with people from all walks of lifeIndependent Institute President David Theroux presents Lewiss highly developed, Judeo-Christian philosophical insights into our relationship with power and human aspirations.
From his declining an offer of knighthood to his keen essays such as The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, C.S. Lewiss timeless thinking provides rich insights into how to apply natural-law principles to our world and the challenges we all face today.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Other Event Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Collectivism, Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Education, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (International), Law Enforcement, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion, Science, Technology, Welfare
Benjamin Powell on Immigration
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Thursday, July 18, 2013
Ben Powell dismantles the economic myths at the center of the anti-immigration position and explains why liberty and human rights require open borders. Talk given on July 18, 2013 in Berkeley, CA.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Immigration
Ben Powell on Immigration and Economic Growth
2012 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
This presentation is from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for high school students, which was held from June 18 to 22, 2012, at the Independent Institute Conference Center, Oakland, California.
View videos and more information about the Summer Seminars.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Culture/ Society, Free Market Economics, Immigration, Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Ben Powell on Immigration Myths
Recorded: Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Benjamin Powell debunks immigration myths
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, History (U.S), Immigration, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation
Full Video of The Independent Institutes 25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Part 1 |
Full Video of The Independent Institutes 2011
25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty held November 15, 2011.
Part 1: Introductory Remarks and Tribute to Robert Higgs
Part 2: Tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa
Part 3: History of The Independent Institute and Fund for the Future
Part 4: Tribute to Lech Walesa
Part 5: Special Tributes, Sponsors, and Credits
Experts: Leszek Balcerowicz, Price V. Fishback, Robert Higgs, Ron Paul, Jorge Quiroga, David J. Theroux, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Mario Vargas Llosa, Lech Wałęsa, Yuri Yarim-Agaev Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Government Power, History (International), History (U.S), Latin America, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privatization, Property Rights, Terrorism and National Crises
David Theroux on the Arizona Immigration Law
Recorded: Thursday, July 15, 2010
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David Theroux discusses the Arizona immigration law on The Neil Asbury Show.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Radio Issues: Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Immigration, Law Enforcement
A Gala for Liberty: The Independent Institutes Gala Reception and Dinner
Recorded: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
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Experts: George B. N. Ayittey, Michael J. Boskin, William K. Bowes, Jr., Andy Garcia, David J. Theroux, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Collectivism, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Entertainment, Free Market Economics, Freedom, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Property Rights, Race Issues, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion, Taxes, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade, Welfare