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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
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
Ron Paul: All You Have To Do Is Scare Them
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
In this clip from "Ron Paul: Liberty Defined," Dr. Paul talks about how governments instill fear in populations through propaganda.
Experts: Ron Paul Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Ivan Eland on Arise TV
Recorded: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Ivan Eland, Director of the Independent Institute Center on Peace and Liberty, discusses new US sanctions on Russia in response to the ongoing Crimea situation.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy
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
Ben Powell on Monopoly and Antitrust
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: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Free Market Economics
Ivan Eland on Bahraini Opposition to Saudi-Bahrain Merger Plan
Recorded: Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses Bahraini opposition to Saudi-Bahrain merger plan on English Radio.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Radio Issues: Culture/ Society, Democracy, Government Power, History (International)
The Roots of Government Failure: An Interview
Recorded: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
William Shughart interviews Economist Randy T. Simmons, author of
Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure
Experts: William F. Shughart II, Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Public Choice Theory