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John C. Goodman: What's the Alternative to Obamacare?
Recorded: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Independent Institute Senior Fellow John C. Goodman, author of "
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis" describes how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, with its 27,000 pages of rules and regulations, has omitted some basic market-based concepts that would benefit all consumers. Goodman outlines the changes that would make such a healthcare system function, utilizing his extensive knowledge of the subject. Goodman is known as the "Father of Health Savings Accounts" whose suggestions for healthcare reform have been heard around the country. In this video, he highlights what is wrong with Obamacare, and offers his bold ideas on sensible healthcare reform.
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Chris Coyne: The Role of Institutions
Recorded: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Chris Coyne discusses Institutions, spontaneous order, and the market process.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: Christopher J. Coyne Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation
William J. Watkins, Jr. on Patent Trolls
Recorded: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr. appeared on XMSatellite radios Innovation Navigation show to talk about his new book
. The cost of patent trolls is staggering, both in terms of lost work and in court costs and attorney fees. The outmoded patent system in the US is discussed, including proposals for reforming the patent system.
Patent Trolls: Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Radio Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
The Challenge of Liberty 2013 | Student Perspectives
Recorded: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
The students of The Challenge of Liberty 2013 Summer Seminars share their thoughts on the program.
Type: Television Issues: Culture/ Society, Education, Free Market Economics
Pongracic: Competition and the Market Process
Recorded: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Ivan Pongracic discusses the fundamentals of how competition enables the market process. Talk given on June 18, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Experts: Ivan Pongracic Jr. Type: Television Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy
The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar is BackWill You Be There?
Recorded: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Anthony Gregory, Research Fellow, Student Programs Director, and author of
, gives a behind the scenes look at the exciting opportunities available to students at The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the Kings Prerogative to the War on Terror The Challenge of Liberty Seminar this summer.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Education, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy
How Rising College Costs Hurt Families and Society
Recorded: Monday, December 24, 2012
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Research Fellow Vicki Alger discusses the increasing debt burden of student loans and the state of college finances in an interview with Joy Pullman on Heartland.
Experts: Vicki E. Alger Type: Radio Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Education, Labor and Employment
Art Carden on Stossel
Recorded: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Research Fellow Art Carden on
Stossel to discuss the topic What you think you know...may not be so.
Experts: Art Carden Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Economic Policy, Education, Free Market Economics, Trade