Research Fellow Jonathan Bean, author of Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader appeared on WORD radio to discuss Bean's recent Op-Ed about his experience on the Illinois State Advisory Committee on Civil Rights. On Martin Luther King Day, Bean says King's dream of a more just society is poorly served by ignoring viewpoints that disagree with our own.
Emily Skarbek on International PressTV explains why the failure of the U.S. government in raising the debt ceiling is not "catastrophic" as President Barack Obama's chief economic advisor Austan Goolsbee claims.
MyGovCost.org Director and Independent Research Fellow Emily Skarbek was a guest on the Heartland Institutes Budget & Tax News podcast. Click to listen to her commentary on the roots of our current spending crisis, whats at stake in the Congressional budget war, and how to use the Institutes very timely and user-friendly Government Cost Calculator.