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8/28/2020 Love Gov: About the Blockbuster Video Series on Liberty
Graham H. Walker, David J. Theroux, Mary L. G. Theroux
11/7/2019 No Safe Spaces: Free Speech Under Attack: California and Bay Area Film Premiere and Panel
Owen W. Brennan, Gregory R. Michael, Matt Ronnau, Joseph A. Scherer, David J. Theroux, Graham H. Walker
9/22/2017 30th Anniversary: A Gala for the Future of Liberty
P. J. O’Rourke, Timothy C. Draper, Yeonmi Park, Vernon L. Smith
11/15/2011 A Gala for Liberty: 25th Anniversary Gala Reception and Dinner
Lech Wałęsa, Mario Vargas Llosa, Robert Higgs
9/16/2008 A Gala for Liberty: The Independent Institute’s Gala Reception and Dinner: Presentation of the Alexis de Tocqueville Award
Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Andy Garcia, William K. Bowes, Jr.
8/4/2007 A Reception Honoring Bruce N. Ames: World-renowned Pioneer in Biochemistry and Nutritional Science
Bruce N. Ames
4/25/2000 Affirmative Action: Pro and Con
William T. Bagley, Ward A. Connerly
9/29/2004 Against Leviathan: Government Power and a Free Society
Robert Higgs
9/30/2020 Amy Coney Barrett SCOTUS Nomination, Presidential Debates and More: Independent Outlook Episode 5
Graham H. Walker, Williamson M. Evers, William J. Watkins, Jr.
5/2/2019 An Evening with Jordan B. Peterson: The Meaning and Reality of Individual Sovereignty
Jordan B. Peterson, David J. Theroux, Mary L. G. Theroux, Graham H. Walker
11/15/2005 An Evening with Michael Crichton: “States of Fear: Science or Politics?”
Michael Crichton, Bruce N. Ames, Sallie Louise Baliunas, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor
10/16/2018 An Evening with Tucker Carlson: America’s Elites Are on a Ship of Fools
Tucker Carlson
7/24/2014 Are There Lessons for Us Today from Nazi Gun Control?
Stephen P. Halbrook
7/9/2020 Better than Common Core: Florida's K-12 Standards Raise the Bar
Graham H. Walker, Williamson M. Evers
6/6/2002 Big Brother Is Watching
James Bamford
6/28/2006 Bureaucracy vs. The Environment: What Should Be Done?
Michael Shaw, Randy Simmons, Carl P. Close
1/7/2009 Bush, Obama, and Presidential Power
Ivan Eland, Ron Paul, Richard Shenkman
8/24/2020 California Burning
Lawrence J. McQuillan, Mary L. G. Theroux
2/6/2001 Can America’s Electoral System Be Fixed?
Robert D. Cooter, Randy Simmons, Alexander T. Tabarrok
12/9/2009 Can the U.S. Withdraw from Afghanistan and Iraq?
Ivan Eland, Peter Galbraith, Charles V. Peña
10/7/1993 Censorship and Propaganda in the Gulf War: How Government Can Mold Public Opinion
John R. MacArthur
7/18/2013 Civil Liberties and Security in an Age of Terrorism
Robert Higgs, Anthony Gregory, Mary L. G. Theroux
5/14/2020 Civil Liberties and the Surveillance State
Mary L. G. Theroux, Erich J. Prince
6/23/1993 Clintonomics and the Lessons of the 1980s
Robert L. Bartley
2/18/2001 Common Law, Merchant Law, and Democratic Legislation
Alexander T. Tabarrok
1/30/2004 Confessions of a Media Maverick: Exposing Hucksters, Cheats and Scam Artists
John Stossel
2/13/2002 Conning Americans: How Politicians Create Dependence on Government
Charlotte Twight
4/16/2020 Corona Crisis and Leviathan
Graham H. Walker, Mary L. G. Theroux
5/22/2020 COVID-19 and K-12 Education: Daunting Challenges and Exciting Opportunities
Graham H. Walker, Vicki E. Alger
5/29/2020 COVID-19 Crisis: End Unconstitutional Laws that Hobble Gig Workers
Graham H. Walker


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