Host Kevin Price and Independent Institute President and Founder David Theroux discuss the topic How to Maintain Liberty in this segment of the Price of Business on KTEK 1110 AM of the Wall Street Radio Network.
Research Fellow Wendy McElroy appeared on the Dr. Laura Schlessinger radio show. McElroy discusses the falsified research, or so-called advocacy research on such topics such as college rape and domestic violence. The results, she says, is hysteria on college campuses and demonization of black males. Flawed statistics from this research have been used in legislation such as the Violence Against Women Act, according to McElroy.
Sr. Fellow John R. Graham appeared on the Joy Tiz radio show. Graham talks about the new Healthcare Contract with America, which relies on free market solutions to solve the healthcare crisis. Using examples from the landmark book by Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, Graham describes ways in which Americans can take control of their healthcare.
What will the economy be like in the New Year? Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell appears on Fox Business Network's "The Independents" show to give his impressions of the deficit, bureaucracies, and economic recovery. Powell talks about long term trends and says Big Government policies are effecting the outlook and the "New Normal" in the economy.
Senior Fellow John R. Graham spoke on the National Taxpayer Unions podcast "Speaking of Taxpayers." Graham spoke about the problems with the roll out of Obamacare. Using principles put forward in John C. Goodmans book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, Graham relates how the Affordable Healthcare Act will effect people in the future and offers some suggestions on market based reforms that would put the power back into the hands of patients instead of bureaucrats.
Ghanaian economist and Research Fellow, George Ayittey argues that Africa is poor because it is not freedue to dictatorships. He spoke with host Justin Rowlatt and an audience at Paris Dauphine University in Paris.