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“Resolving the Housing Affordability Crisis” Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan appears on KAHI radio.
Posted: Mon. March 2, 2020, 5:07pm PT

Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan, director of the California Golden Fleece® Awards appears on KAHI radio talk about the housing crisis facing California. McQuillan discusses the causes and the solutions to the shortage of housing in the Golden State. Due to regulations, McQuillan says, it's almost impossible to build affordable housing in California.

Recorded: Mon. March 2, 2020

Type: Radio

Sr. Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France appears on The Shilling Show on WINA at CPAC 2020
Posted: Mon. March 2, 2020, 9:51am PT

Sr. Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in Naz-Occupied France appears on The Shilling Show on WINA at CPAC 2020. Halbrook discusses the current state of the Second Amendment and how such a right may have changed the course of European history.

Recorded: Thu. February 27, 2020
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Type: Radio

Sr. Fellow Stephen Halbrook appears on the Gary Nolan radio show at CPAC 2020
Posted: Thu. February 27, 2020, 12:50pm PT

Sr. Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France appears on the Gary Nolan show at CPAC 2020 to discuss recent cases involving the Second Amendment. Halbrook discusses a current case in front of the US Supreme Court and the history of the right to keep and bear arms.

Recorded: Thu. February 27, 2020
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Type: Radio

Research Fellow Vicki Alger appears on the Andy Caldwell show on KUHL radio
Posted: Fri. January 31, 2020, 12:21pm PT

Research Fellow Vicki Alger, author of Failure: The Federal Misedukation of America's Children appears on the Andy Caldwell radio show to talk about Child Safety Accounts for families of students who are bullied or don't feel safe in their schools. CSA's can be used for home schooling, private schooling, online schooling and other education options for families.

Recorded: Thu. January 30, 2020
Experts: Vicki E. Alger
Type: Radio

“California Housing and Homelessness” Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan appears on the Lars Larson radio show
Posted: Thu. January 30, 2020, 10:10am PT

Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan, director of the California Golden Fleece® Awards appears on the Lars Larson radio show to talk about his new report: How to Restore the California Dream: Removing Obstacles to Fast and Affordable Housing Development. Solutions to the crisis include eliminating unnecessary building codes and regulations plus establishing a state constitutional right to housing, strengthening private property rights.

Recorded: Tue. January 28, 2020
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan
Type: Radio

“California's Housing Cost Crisis” Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan appears on Morning Briefing with Tim Farley on the POTUS Channel on SiriusXM radio
Posted: Wed. January 29, 2020, 3:56pm PT

Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan, director of the California Golden Fleece® Awards appears on Morning Briefing with Tim Farley on the POTUS Channel on SiriusXM radio and outlines the regulations that are impeding new housing in California. McQuillan recommends cutting regulations and creating a state constitutional amendment that would give rights to build new housing in the state.

Recorded: Tue. January 28, 2020
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan
Type: Radio

War on Poverty or War on the Poor? The Great Society’s Welfare State | Amity Shlaes
Posted: Tue. January 28, 2020, 9:43am PT

This event, held Jan 14, 2020, based on her new book, Great Society: A New History, and drawing on her economic expertise and deep historical knowledge, Ms. Shlaes examines how the costs of the “progressive” entitlement commitments made a half century ago are blocking the very opportunities needed now and in the future for all Americans, especially the most disadvantaged.

Recorded: Tue. January 14, 2020
Experts: Amity R. Shlaes, David J. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute Event

Make Colleges Great Again! Cut Costs and Restore Learning, Free Speech & Good Jobs | Richard Vedder
Posted: Fri. January 24, 2020, 2:25pm PT

Richard K. Vedder, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America, critically examines government's extensive involvement in colleges and universities and offers his solutions to the rising costs, mediocre academic performance, and declining payoff of American higher education. This event was held at the Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA and co-sponsored by the Independent Institute, December 20, 2019, in West Palm Beach, FL.

Recorded: Fri. December 20, 2019
Experts: Richard K. Vedder
Type: Other Event