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Independent Outlook Episode 23: Cuban and French Liberté Protests, Gavin Newsom Recall Election, Big Teach, Big Tech and Big Gov
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Independent Outlook is the regular round-table conversation from the Independent Institute that provides timely insights and cutting-edge commentary on the most pressing issues of the day. It features Independent’s David J. Theroux (Founder and President), Dr. Williamson M. Evers (Senior Fellow), and Dr. Graham H. Walker (Executive Director), as well as occasional additional Independent Institute fellows.

In this Independent Outlook, David Theroux, Williamson Evers, and Graham Walker examine the new protests and public demands for liberty in Cuba; the looming Recall Election of California Governor Gavin Newsom and the prospects for Larry Elder and other challengers; "Big Teach" teacher unions and Critical Race Theory; junk science, official propaganda and the COVID-19 mask and vaccine mandates; Big Tech collusion with government agencies, First Amendment, and free speech; civil liberties in China; protests in France, Italy and South Africa; FBI, IRS and the Deep State; and much more.

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Graham H. Walker
Independent Outlook is the regular round-table conversation from the Independent Institute that provides timely insights and cutting-edge commentary on the most pressing issues of the day. It features Independent’s David J. Theroux (Founder and President), Dr. Williamson M. Evers (Senior Fellow), and Dr. Graham H. Walker (Executive Director), as well as occasional additional Independent Institute fellows. In this twenty-third episode of Independent Outlook, David Theroux, Williamson Evers, and Graham Walker examine the new protests and public demands for liberty in Cuba; the looming Recall Election of California Governor Gavin Newsom and the prospects for Larry Elder and other challengers; "Big Teach" teacher unions and Critical Race Theory; junk science, official propaganda and the COVID-19 mask and vaccine mandates; Big Tech collusion with government agencies, First Amendment, and free speech; civil liberties in China; protests in France, Italy and South Africa; FBI, IRS and the Deep State; and much more.
Williamson M. Evers
Williamson M. Evers is a Senior Fellow, Director of the Center on Educational Excellence, and Assistant Editor for The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy at the Independent Institute. Dr. Evers received his Ph.D. degree in political science from Stanford University, and he has served as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development from 2007 to 2009; Senior Adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings during 2007; and former Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution. In addition, he was a member of the Hoover Institution’s Koret Task Force on K-12 Education from its beginning in 1999 until it wrapped up in 2014. From July to December 2003, he served in Iraq as Senior Adviser for Education to Administrator L. Paul Bremer of the Coalition Provisional Authority.
David J. Theroux
David J. Theroux is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Institute and Publisher of its quarterly journal, The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy. He received his B.S., A.B., and M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. A member of the Mont Pelerin Society, he has been a director of eight corporations and four foundations, and he has been a member of the Nominating Committee for the Heinz Awards, William I. Koch Crime Commission, Prison Advisory Board for the California Little Hoover Commission, Board of Advisors of the Libertarian Christian Institute, and Executive Committee for the Templeton Collegiate Honor Rolls for Education in a Free Society.



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