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Sr. Fellow Judy Shelton discusses the Russian economy and the history of its currency since the fall of the Soviet Union. Judy Shelton has studied Russia and its economy for decades and she gives her perspective on the current situation in Ukraine and Russia, especially in terms of international finance. She is the author of the March 24, 2022 Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal "Putin May Fear Default More than Defeat in Ukraine"
Sr. Fellow James Tooley, author of Really Good Schools: Global Lessons for High-Caliber, Low-Cost Education is interviewed on the Michael Berry radio show. In poor urban and rural areas around the world, children in low-cost private schools outperform those in government (or public) schools. And the schools do so for a fraction of the per-pupil cost. These ideas are now emerging in schools in the US as parents see the indoctrination of politics into their childrens' schools.
Testimony at Hearing on Examining Pathways to Universal Health Coverage, U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform
The father of a little girl twice denied coverage for cancer under Obamacare mounted a riveting, moving opposition on Capitol Hill to House Democrats proposal to impose single-payer healthcare on the country.
Beyond Homeless: Finding Hope is the Independent Institute's award-winning, 38-minute documentary on the very serious and growing problem of homelessness cities in America. The film contrasts the current tragic conditions of San Franciscos unhoused with a successful community-wide solution called Haven for Hope of Bexar County, located in San Antonio, TX. The film is also the companion to the in-depth Independent Institute book, Beyond Homeless: Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes, Transformative Solutions, that is co-edited by Adam B. Summers and Mary L.G. Theroux.
In this very timely and insightful Independent Conversation, bestselling author, feminist and human rights activist Dr. Naomi Wolf is interviewed by Dr. Graham H. Walker (Executive Director, Independent Institute) to discuss how truth, science, ethics and constitutional rights have all been trampled in the elite media stampede and government mandates of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sr. Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of The Right to Bear Arms appears on the Rush to Reason show on KLZ radio in Denver, CO. Halbrook discusses the upcoming US Supreme Court ruling concerning the ability to carry a firearm. He also discusses President Biden's comments during the State of the Union address on so-called "ghost guns."
Ivan Eland, author of War and the Rogue Presidency appears on WTIC radio in Hartford, CT. Eland discusses the latest in Ukraine and the history of the Russia and NATO's expansion toward Russia's border.
In this thirty-third episode of Independent Outlook, David Theroux, Williamson Evers, and Graham Walker examine Biden, NATO, and the U.S. in the midst of the Russia's invasion of Ukraine; the impact of the Freedom Convoy in Canada and now the People's Convoy in the U.S.; school board recalls and the rebellion against woke schooling; John Durham's indictment of Hillary Clinton's corruption; honoring the late P.J. O'Rourke; and more.