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Why Are Politicians Always Trying to Scare Us?
Recorded: Thursday, December 6, 2007
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Experts: Robert Higgs, David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Robert Higgs on How the State Leads People to Their Own Destruction
Recorded: Friday, October 12, 2007
Lecture presented by Robert Higgs at the Ludwig von Mises Institute's 25th Anniversary Celebration in New York City; 12-13 October 2007. This celebratory event discusses the legacy of Ludwig von Mises, his students such as Murray Rothbard, and the movement Mises inspired.
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Crisis and Leviathan
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Freedom, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Regulation and Deregulation
P.J. ORourke On the Wealth of Nations
Recorded: Friday, February 9, 2007
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In this hilarious and insightful examination of Adam Smiths work, P.J. shows us why this seminal book on economic liberty is so relevant today and why it has been so revolutionary.
Experts: P. J. ORourke, David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Economists, History (International)
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
David Theroux on KTVU2 on the War on Terror
Recorded: Friday, July 8, 2005
David Theroux addresses rising terrorism concerns following bombings in London and Madrid and the need for an exit strategy for the Iraq war in a KTVU Channel 2 report.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Terrorism and National Crises
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on the Latin American Left
Recorded: Friday, April 29, 2005
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa discusses the rise of the Latin America left on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Latin America
David Theroux on KTVU2 on Government Taxes and Spending
Recorded: Friday, April 15, 2005
David Theroux discusses the breakdown of U.S. government tax spending and reducing the burden placed on taxpayers in a KTVU Channel 2 report.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes