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“Right-to-Try Legislation” Raymond March on American Medicine Today
Posted: Thu. November 8, 2018, 12:33pm PT

Right-to-Try legislation was recently signed by President Trump. Research Fellow Raymond March, Director of FDAReview.org explains how this can give terminally ill patients and their families medications that are not yet approved by the FDA.

Recorded: Sat. October 6, 2018
Experts: Raymond J. March
Type: Radio

An Evening with Tucker Carlson
America's Elites Are on a Ship of Fools

Posted: Fri. November 2, 2018, 2:23pm PT

At this sold-out Independent Institute event, Tucker Carlson discusses America's elites, a group whose power and wealth from government privilege have grown beyond imagination even as the rest of the country has floundered. The people who run America now barely interact with it, and in his #1 New York Times, best-selling book, Ship of Fools, Carlson offers a blistering critique of our new overlords. Traditional liberals who worried about whales and defended free speech have been replaced by authoritarians who hide their hard-edged agenda behind identity politics. They’ll fleece you while lecturing you about bathrooms, plastic straws, and safe spaces.

“Left and right,” Carlson says, “are no longer meaningful categories in America. The rift is between those who benefit from the status quo, and those who don’t.” Our leaders are fools, Carlson concludes, “unaware that they are captains of a sinking ship.” At this event, and in his signature fearless and witty style, he addresses the all-important question: How do we put the country back on course?

Recorded: Tue. October 16, 2018
Experts: Tucker Carlson, David J. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Politics

“Fighting the Socialist Agenda” Independent Institute Founder and President David Theroux on the Rob Schilling Radio Show
Posted: Tue. October 23, 2018, 3:24pm PT

How has the socialist agenda gone mainstream, and when did this begin? Independent Institute President and Founder David J. Theroux explains the origins of the rise of socialism in today’s society and how young people are using the internet to learn about alternatives such as Independent’s Catalyst website and the YouTube satirical series, Love Gov2: A Crisis Not to Waste.

Recorded: Wed. October 17, 2018
Experts: David J. Theroux
Type: Radio

Independent Institute Founder and President David Theroux Appears on the Jim Bohannon Radio Show
Posted: Tue. October 16, 2018, 1:10pm PT

Independent Institute Founder and President David Theroux talks with Jim Bohannon about the new YouTube series, Love Gov2: A Crisis Not to Waste and why such a video series is needed today. Millennials are facing issues such as student loan debt, housing shortages, soaring healthcare costs, and the invasion of privacy. The Love Gov series deals with all these issues using humor to show how government interference blocks a lot of solutions that younger people are creating for themselves.

Recorded: Fri. October 12, 2018
Experts: David J. Theroux
Type: Radio

Rebutting Alarmism at the Global Climate Action Summit
Posted: Mon. October 15, 2018, 4:45pm PT

Part 1 | Part 2

Panel on the Global Climate Action Summit organized by the Heartland Institute and the Independent Institute, held in Oakland, California, September 13–14, 2018. Thanks to the Heartland Institute for permission to publish this video.

Recorded: Thu. September 13, 2018 - Fri. September 14, 2018
Experts: Terry L. Gannon
Type: Other Event
Issues: Energy, Environment

"Saving Millennials from Socialism" Independent Institute Founder and President David Theroux on WVLK radio
Posted: Wed. October 10, 2018, 5:20pm PT

Young people are being lured to the promise of socialism's equality and protection. Independent Institute President and Founder David Theroux explains how socialism has failed everywhere it's been tried. He discusses the new website Catalyst and Love Gov are showing millennials how free markets and capitalism is the best way to address issues of housing shortages, job creation, affordable healthcare, and internet privacy.

Recorded: Mon. October 8, 2018
Experts: David J. Theroux
Type: Radio

Independent Institute Founder and President David Theroux on the Lars Larson Radio Show
Posted: Thu. October 4, 2018, 3:28pm PT

Why do millennials seem to be embracing socialist politicians such as Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? David Theroux, who is also the Executive Producer of the Independent Institute's new Love Gov2 YouTube series discusses how the Love Gov series addresses the issues of housing, debt, privacy, healthcare, and employment as it relates to millennials.

Recorded: Wed. October 3, 2018
Experts: David J. Theroux
Type: Radio

Love Gov 2 Episode 5: Moving Out and Up
Posted: Tue. September 25, 2018, 11:11am PT

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Rebekah, Sam, and Katie agree to move out, but they keep hitting obstacles from Gov as well as the prohibitive cost of living in the city. Will they find a way to break free of Gov’s control and overcome the hardships that they face? And what if Gov decides to pull out all stops to keep them under his control?

Recorded: Tue. September 25, 2018
Experts: David J. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute TV