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At this Cato Institute event held 9/18/19 in Washington, D.C., Richard K. Vedder, author, Restoring the Promise discusses tackling higher educations myriad ailments and how to fix them.
Description: California's Department of Motor Vehicles is in shambles, and its solution is to receive more taxpayer money. Long lines (even with an appointment), poor service, and mismanagement are the norm for the the DMV. It's about to get worse as Californians will need a "Real ID" in order to fly after October 1, 2020. The DMV has the dishonor of "winning" the latest California Golden Fleece® Award
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland, author of War and the Rogue Presidency appears on the Lars Larson radio show to speak about US troops and whether they are needed in Iraq. President Trump has said all non essential personal will leave Iraq. What are the interests of the US in places such as Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan?
Speaking at the Heartland and Acton Institutes, Independent Institute Senior Fellow Richard K. Vedder (author of the Independent book Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America) discusses university financing, bureaucracy and political correctness. He also suggests private funding alternatives.
Pope Francis is concerned about the environment and calls on people to pray for our seas and oceans. But what is the best way to protect oceans and the environment? The right incentives will help protect the environment says Sr. Fellow Robert Whaples, who also is an economics professor, and editor of the book Pope Francis and the Caring Society.
At this special event and based on her #1 bestselling book, Justice on Trial, investigative journalist Mollie Ziegler Hemingway reveals the true story of what really happened during the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation.
Is global warming real? Have any such predictions been established scientifically? Would massive carbon taxes and other controls put America and the worldespecially the poorat great risk?
At this special event, geoscientist and astrophysicist Willie Soon separates fact from fiction in the global warming debate. He explains why the forecasts from CO2 climate models have been so wrongand why solar influences on clouds, oceans, and wind drive climate change, not CO2 emissions. Stanford University physicist Elliott Bloom then comments.