2,582Jun 21, 2013
Senator McConnell Remarks on Free Speech
Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about free speech issues and Obama administration policies. In his remarks he criticized the administration for bullying efforts, citing as an example ...
595Mar 16, 2013
Conservative Political Action Conference, Think Tank Panel
Think tank presidents spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Among other subjects they talked about the future of the conservative moment, and the roles, missions, and ...
1,023Feb 5, 2013
Republican Agenda for 2013
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) talked about the Republican Party agenda for the 113th Congress and the role of government. He talked about policy proposals called “Making Life ...
275Dec 11, 2012
Conservatism in the 113th Congress
House Republican Study Committee members Representatives Jim Jordan (OH) and Steve Scalise (LA) talked about the committee’s agenda for the 113th Congress and the future of the conservative ...
391Dec 10, 2012
Cycles of Political Change in the U.S.
James Piereson talked about three political revolutions that set the stage for new phases of political and economic development in America: Thomas Jefferson’s “revolution of 1800,” ...
1,266May 16, 2012
Book Discussion on The Road to Freedom
Arthur Brooks argues that big government policies have weakened the American traditions of entrepreneurship, personal responsibility, and upward mobility. Mr. Books responded to questions ...
488May 14, 2012
Book Discussion on Road to Freedom
Arthur Brooks talked about his new book The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise. Mr. Brooks argued that although a 2010 Gallup polls indicate that 86 percent of ...
278Jul 30, 2011
Arthur Brooks on Free Enterprise
Former Representative Heather Wilson (R-NM), candidate for the Senate in 2012, introduced Arthur Brooks. Mr. Brooks in his speech argued the case that free enterprise is the moral answer ...
528Jul 15, 2011
How to Win the Battle for Free Enterprise
Arthur Brooks, author of The Battle: How the Fight between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America’s Future, presented a plan to reduce the size and power of the federal ...
540May 4, 2011
Mitch Daniels Remarks on Education
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels talked about his efforts to improve educational options in Insiana. The Indiana Legislature recently voted in favor of Governor Daniels' educational changes ...
322Apr 5, 2011
Republican Party Budget Proposal
Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke about the Republican budget proposal for fiscal year 2012. The plan sought approximately $5 trillion in deficit reduction over the next 10 years, and included ...
8,046Apr 4, 2011
Charles Murray on the State of White America
Author and political scientist Charles Murray spoke about American cultural values and economic disparity. He said that over the last half century, America had developed not only a new lower ...
187Dec 9, 2010
National Export Initiative
Boeing President and Chief Executive Officer James McNerney and a group of scholars discussed the policy recommendations and implementation of new rules announced by President Obama. The rules ...
1,123Nov 29, 2010
Book Discussion on Seeds of Destruction
Glenn Hubbard, a former economic adviser to President George W. Bush, argues that President Obama’s push for higher taxes and more regulation is exactly the wrong thing to do to improve the ...
674Nov 22, 2010
112th Congress and Health Care
Panelists talked about their opposition to the new health care law and strategies to fight the law short of an unlikely repeal of the measure in the 112th Congress. Jim Capretta, who has called ...
474Jun 21, 2010
Free Enterprise and the Role of Government
Arthur Brooks talked about the role of government and the free enterprise system, as well as recent news developments, the performance of the Obama administration, and the future of the Republican ...
310May 28, 2010
After Words with Arthur Brooks and Strobe Talbott
American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks argues the moral superiority of the free enterprise system in his book The Battle: How the Fight between Free Enterprise and Big Government ...
268May 27, 2010
Summer Reading with Arthur Brooks
Arthur Brooks answered the question “What are you reading?” He mentioned the manuscript of a forthcoming book by David Brooks and The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False ...
969May 18, 2010
Book Discussion on The Battle
The president of AEI examines what he sees as the current culture war: the clash between those who believe in small government and individual rights (like Tea Partiers) and those who want a more ...
762Apr 5, 2010
Conservativism and the New Capitalism
Irwin Stelzer spoke on economic theory and what the financial crisis means for American-style capitalism, and for conservative economic thought. He said the crisis has given his ideology ...
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