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  • War on Science - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 358 views
    New York Times columnist and City Journal contributing editor, John Tierney discusses how the political left’s social science monoculture and the hyper-politicization of science has delivered disas...
  • Economic Futures - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 54 views
    Peter Wallison, senior fellow in financial policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, recommends strategies for the new administration to encourage economic growth and liberalization. Wal...
  • The Presidential Pen - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 58 views
    Andrew Grossman, partner at the law firm BakerHostetler and adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, discusses the extra-Constitutional tactics of the modern presidency that have given unbridled, unp...
  • Reinventing Land Rights in the Ivory Coast - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 85 views
    Donatien Adou, Scientific Committee Member at Audace Institut Afrique (AIA), discusses the history of political corruption, weak rule of law, and lack of enforceable property rights in his native I...
  • City Extortion - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 46 views
    Brian Hodges, Principal Attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), tells the story of how his organization, the first public interest group to defend property rights and challenge government o...
  • Great American Cities’ Heroine - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 27 views
    Robert Kanigel, author of Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, shares how the renowned urban activist rallied both the political left and right behind her crusade to save New York City from...
  • Perversion of Science - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 93 views
    Marc Edwards, Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at Virginia Tech, discusses institutional scientific misconduct in academic and government-funded science. Edwards details h...
  • Pension Crisis - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 556 views
    Dan Liljenquist, former Utah state senator and president and founder of Liljenquist Strategies, shares how he successfully spearheaded pension reform in Utah, which earned Governing magazine’s 2011...
  • Soviet Politics - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 70 views
    Russian émigré and Marxist scholar Alexander Markovsky shares why he fled the Soviet system. In his recently published book, Liberal Bolshevism: America Did Not Defeat Communism, She Adopted It, Ma...
  • Prospects for the Western World - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 744 views
    Andrew Roberts, historian, author, and Visiting Professor at the War Studies Department at King’s College, London, takes issue with America’s broken primary system and the intransigent two-party du...
  • Cancer Care Politics and Treatments - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 36 views
    Dr. Debra Patt, practicing oncologist and Vice President of Texas Oncology, explains how the well-intentioned federal 340B Drug Discount Program is actually driving up cancer care costs. With prefe...
  • Chaos and Climate - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 124 views
    Dr. Kerry Emanuel, Professor of Atmospheric Science and co-founder of the Lorenz Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses chaos theory and the challenges it poses to making sp...
  • Trade Finance for Posterity - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 95 views
    Fintech entrepreneur Chris Hale, Founder and CEO of the trade finance company Kountable, discusses how his smartphone-based platform is empowering entrepreneurs in Rwanda to the benefit of their co...
  • Peace, Prosperity, and Trade - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 44 views
    Daniel Griswold, Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, discusses the seemingly invisible...
  • Veterans Day Special—Battle for the Airfield - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 22 views
    In the field at the 2016 Battle for the Airfield, the Collings Foundation’s annual World War II reenactment in Stow, Massachusetts, host Bill Frezza speaks to Director of Marketing Hunter Chaney, s...
  • Veterans Day Special—Living History - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 31 views
    Rob Collings, Executive Director and Chief Pilot of the Collings Foundation, shares how his family’s foundation brings history to life for younger generations to experience. Passionate that World W...
  • Nanny State Down Under - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 239 views
    Topher Field, Australian commentator and filmmaker, shares how the mythical frontier society transformed into the world’s biggest nanny state. Field analyzes the effects of bureaucratization and ov...
  • Robot Revolution - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 50 views
    Katherine Mangu-Ward, Editor in Chief of Reason magazine, makes a compelling case for embracing technological futurism, detailing how we’ve already incorporated artificial intelligence into huge sw...
  • Legal Graft - Duration: 25 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 38 views
    Trevor Burrus, research fellow in the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies and managing editor of the Cato Supreme Court Review, discusses campaign finance reform, declining media cre...
  • Internet Sales Tax Shakedown - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 73 views
    Jessica Melugin, adjunct fellow in technology policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, breaks down the nearly 20-year-old Internet sales tax debate. Melugin shares why lobbyists, politicians...
  • Substance v. Style - Duration: 19 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 23 views
    Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media and author of Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code and Reforming the Fed will Restore Hope and Prosperity, di...
  • The Spirit of 1776 - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 66 views
    Dr. Robert McDonald, West Point Professor of History and author of Confounding Father: Thomas Jefferson’s Image in His Own Time, discusses what was hailed as the “Revolution of 1800”—one of the mos...
  • The Reality of War - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 35 views
    Kenneth Rendell, founder and director of the Museum of World War II—the most comprehensive global collection of artifacts and documents from the Second World War—shares what drove him to preserve t...
  • American Cuisine - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 684 views
    Paul Freedman, Yale University Professor of History and author of the recently published Ten Restaurants that Changed America, charts American history over the last 200 years through the nation’s c...
  • Whiskey—A Higher Spirit - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 51 views
    Rick Wasmund, CEO and Owner of Copper Fox Distillery, discusses whiskey’s rich history, from its Irish and Scottish roots to its American heritage—with Johnny Appleseed's brandy, Pennsylvania rye, ...
  • Transcending Bipartisanship - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 41 views
    Avik Roy, President of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP) and author of the study, “Transcending Obamacare,” discusses how he founded FREOPP to forge meaningful bipartisan re...
  • Money, Politics, and the FEC - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 55 views
    Lee Goodman, member and former chair of the Federal Election Commission (FEC), discusses money and politics and their connection to free speech. Goodman recounts how the FEC was created as part of ...
  • Big Science Bubble - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 418 views
    Dr. Daniel Sarewitz, Professor of Science and Society at Arizona State University and co-director of the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes, discusses how the modern Big Science enterpris...
  • Big Science Impact - Duration: 26 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 65 views
    Dr. Jeremy Berg, Editor-in-Chief of Science and Professor of Computational and Systems Biology at the University of Pittsburgh, unpacks the declining public trust in the $50 billion publicly funded...
  • Penniless Presidencies - Duration: 30 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 80 views
    Alan Axelrod, author of Full Faith and Credit: The National Debt, Taxes, Spending, and the Bankrupting of America, opens the conversation explaining why the U.S.’s perilous gross debt to GDP ratio ...
  • Fashioning America - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 19 views
    Cathy Lynn Taylor, author of Red is the New Black: How Women Can Fashion a More Powerful America, discusses how often misunderstood conservative values and policy choices can empower both men and w...
  • Authenticity’s Rub - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 77 views
    Glenn Carroll, Laurence W. Lane Professor of Organizations and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, describes how selling “authenticity” be...
  • Risk, Reward, and Science - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 57 views
    Tracey Brown, director of Sense about Science and author of Playing by the Rules: How Our Obsession with Safety Is Putting Us All at Risk, advocates transparent scientific debate and dispelling of ...
  • Community Policing and Justice - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 60 views
    Chief Jim Bueermann, president of the Police Foundation, who served with the Redlands Police Department for 33 years, discusses evidence-based policing and community relations. To encourage public ...
  • Soul Fixer - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 32 views
    Sharon Richardson, founder and CEO of Just Soul Catering, president of Reentry Rocks, and a graduate of Defy Ventures’ Entrepreneurs-in-Training program, tells how, after nearly a decade as a corre...
  • Litigating for Principle - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 36 views
    Victor Bernson, Vice President and General Counsel of Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the largest center-right grassroots advocacy organization, discusses how AFP and groups throughout California b...
  • Cancelled Reservations - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 136 views
    Naomi Schaefer Riley, New York Post columnist and author of The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians, details how federal policies have consigned Native Americans to po...
  • Epic Drug Scandal - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 161 views
    Scott Gottlieb, M.D., former Deputy Commissioner at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, describes how the FDA’s narrowly prescriptive ge...
  • Nurturing our Budding CEOs - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 80 views
    Jeff Sandefer, co-founder and middle school teacher at the Acton Academy, shares his novel approach to education—emboldening children to be heroes on a hero’s journey. Sandefer recounts stories fro...
  • Markets, Politics, and Women - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 50 views
    Sarah Skwire, Senior Fellow at Liberty Fund, Literary Editor of FEE.org, and poet, charts how markets have elevated and liberated women over the last century, while politics continues to disparage ...
  • Food, Drug, and British Regulation - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 29 views
    Richard Williams, Director of the Regulatory Studies Program at the Mercatus Center and former director for social science at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discusses the FDA’s regulatory p...
  • Britain’s Leave Legacy - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 35 views
    Julian Morris, Vice President of Research at the Reason Foundation and a UK native, outlines key policies Britain must adopt to flourish post-Brexit. By liberalizing its trade policy and joining th...
  • The Future of the Firm and Brexit - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 17 views
    Iain Murray, Vice President for Strategy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, channels Ronald Coase and describes the evolution of corporations as they adapt to the gig economy. A British expat...
  • The Beltway Crony Game - Duration: 25 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 45 views
    Romina Boccia, Deputy Director and Grover M. Hermann Research Fellow in Federal Budgetary Affairs at the Heritage Foundation, describes how Washington is driving corporate welfare policy. Boccia de...
  • Ballooning Entitlement Debt - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 83 views
    Michael Tanner, Cato Institute Senior Fellow and author of Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis, contends U.S. national debt is following the same trajectory as did Greece. B...
  • Kane’s Political Face - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,288 views
    Glenn Jacobs, WWE professional wrestler known in the ring as Kane, discusses wrestling and politics. While the once-struggling wrestling business has become a multi-million dollar affair known for ...
  • Millennial Revolution - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 222 views
    Cliff Maloney, Executive Director of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), touts Ron Paul’s political enlivening of millennial voters and inspiring of YAL’s founding. Maloney shares why campus “free s...
  • Criminalizing Politics and Speech - Duration: 27 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 87 views
    Harvey Silverglate, renowned civil liberties attorney and co-founder of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, scales the threat of overcriminalization, whereby unelected bureaucrats ca...
  • Entrepreneurial Hustle - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 64 views
    Catherine Hoke, founder and CEO of Defy Ventures, shares how her entrepreneurs-in-training program is trailblazing criminal justice reform at the local level and reducing recidivism across the coun...
  • Conscious Capitalism - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 68 views
    John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, refutes the historical condemnation of business. Mackey celebrates business’ higher purpose and the fundamental morality of capitalism—or i...
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