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Independent staff, Student Research Fellows, and Summer Interns highlight important aspects of the Learning to Lead internship program at Independent Institute during Summer 2015.
Senior Fellow Lawrence McQuillan, author of California Dreaming is interviewed on the Bob Harden Radio Show, in Naples, Florida. McQuillan describes his book’s recommendation that public employees should move to 401(k) type retirement plans in order to avoid bankrupting municipalities that may reduce pension payments to retirees, due to poor public money management decisions.
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland is interviewed on Doug Stephan's nationally syndicated radio show "Good Day" program. The discussion centered around the Republican Presidential Debate on Aug. 6, 2015. Eland saying the Republican candidates should be concentrating on foreign policy.
Love Gov portrays the federal government as an overbearing boyfriend Scott Gov Govinsky who foists his "good intentions" on a hapless, idealistic college student, Alexis. Each episode follows Alexis's relationship with Gov as his intrusions wreak (comic) havoc on her life, professionally, financially, and socially. Alexis's loyal friend Libby tries to help her see Gov for what he really is a menace. But will Alexis come to her senses in time? Tune in to find out!
Episode 1: An Education in Debt
Episode 2: Protection from Jobs
Episode 3: A Remedy for Healthcare Choices
Episode 4: House Poor
Episode 5: Keeping a Close Eye on Privacy
July 7, 1992 Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California
Speakers (In Order of Appearance):
- David J. Theroux, Founder and President, The Independent Institute
- Preston Martin, Former Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve System
- Czeslaw Milosz, Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature
- Aaron B. Wildavsky, Professor of Political Science, University of California
- John OSullivan, Editor, National Review
- Elena Bonner (Mrs. Andrei Sakarov), Founder, Andrei Sakharov Foundation
- G. Robert A. Conquest, Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
- Hongda Harry Wu, Director, Laogai Research Foundation
Founder and President of the Independent Institute, David Theroux is interviewed by Ave Maria Radio President Al Kresta at the Napa Institute Annual Conference. Also President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California, David Theroux talks about C.S. Lewiss writings on liberty and Christianity and how Lewis became one of the best-read and most influential writers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Independent Institute Senior Fellow John C. Goodman talks about his new Independent book, "A Better Choice: Healthcare Solutions for America," on how to replace the Affordable Care Act with market-based solutions. Hosted by Michael Cannon, the discussion was held on July 22, 2015, at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.
David Theroux, Founder and President of Independent Institute and the C.S. Lewis Society, presents at the 2015 Western Conservative Summit held in Denver, CO.