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Peter Thiel | Developing the Developed World
Entrepreneurship, Liberty, and the Future
Recorded: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Entrepreneur and Author
Peter A. Thiel spoke at a luncheon sponsored by the Independent Institute on January 27, 2015. He shared insights from his new book on how to create true innovations in the world of atomsnot just digits and bitsand how to foster a peaceful, prosperous and freer future marked by globalization in a world of limited resources.
Zero to One
Experts: Peter A. Thiel Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Education, Energy, Free Market Economics, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Health Care, History (U.S), Labor and Employment, Law Enforcement, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privacy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology, Transportation
Ivan Eland on Ranking US Presidents
Recorded: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, appears on Fox & Friends to discuss his updated version of "Recarving Rushmore."
To order copies of "Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty,"
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade
The Explosion of Patent Litigation
Recorded: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr., author of
, appeared on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV. Watkins talks about patent trolls, who are costing billions to the US economy by filing lawsuits against innovators. The result of these lawsuits slows the process of new technology and stifles innovation.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Television Issues: Business, Free Market Economics, 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
John C. Goodman on FOX & Friends
Recorded: Friday, June 22, 2012
Research Fellow John C. Goodman, author of
, joins FOX & Friends to speak on competitve healthcare and the pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Television Issues: Free Market Economics, Health Care, Litigation
Ivan Eland on Cyber Insecurity After US Drone Downing
Recorded: Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Ivan Eland on RT discusses cyber threats after the downing of the U.S. military drone by Iran.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Secrecy, Technology
Ivan Eland on Russia, Wikileaks, and the START Treaty
Recorded: Thursday, December 2, 2010
Ivan Eland on Al Jazeeras Inside Story discusses what the Wikileaks documents may mean for the future of U.S.-Russia relations and the START Treaty.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Secrecy
The Supreme Court and the Battle for Second Amendment Rights
Recorded: Thursday, July 22, 2010
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In June 2008 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling on the Second Amendment individual right to keep and bear arms with its Heller v. District of Columbia decision. Two years later, in June 2010, a second historic decision squeezed through the highest court in the land.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook, Donald E. J. Kilmer Jr. Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Gun Control, History (U.S), Law Enforcement, Litigation, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Race Issues