628Jun 20, 2013
Book Discussion on Global Crossings
Alvaro Vargas Llosa talked about his book, Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America, in which he compares migration trends over the past decades and explores the reasons ...
1,198May 22, 2012
Book Discussion on Breakout Nations
Ruchir Sharma talked about which countries would make up the economic success stories in the future. He said that China and Brazil would not be in that group, but India, Turkey, and Indonesia ...
933Oct 18, 2011
Vicente Fox Remarks on Drug Legalization
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox was the featured speaker at the Cato Institute’s discussion on Mexico’s drug war. He detailed the reasons he believed legalizing drugs in the ...
69Mar 12, 2011
U.S. Foreign Aid
Ian Vasquez talked about spending cuts to foreign aid. Secretary of State Clinton and Treasury Secretary Geithner testified on March 10, 2011, against cuts to foreign aid. He also ...
13Jul 25, 2005
U.S. Foreign Aid
Mr. Vasquez talked about debate over spending on foreign aid, U.S. foreign policy goals, and levels of U.S. foreign aid to developing countries. He responded to audience telephone calls, ...
71Nov 19, 2002
Book Discussion on The Cuban Revolution and the United States
Mr. Falcoff talked about his book The Cuban Revolution and the United States: A History in Documents, 1958-1960, published by U.S. Cuba Press. It argues that recently declassified ...
19Jan 15, 2002
Book Discussion on The Race to the Top
Mr. Larsson discussed his book The Race to the Top: The Real Story of Globalization, published by Cato Institute. In the book, Mr. Larsson argues against the view that ...
61Sep 18, 2001
Globalization and World Poverty
Economists debated whether global economic integration has been disruptive to developing countries. They also talked about the effects of the September 11 terrorist attacks. After their ...
24Apr 10, 2000
Financing Oil Projects in Poor Nations
Environmentalists called for the World Bank to stop financing oil, gas, and mining projects in developing nations, claimed that these investments benefit mainly rich multi-national companies while ...
19Sep 21, 1994
The Cuban Embargo
Mr. Fontaine and Mr. Sorzano, two members of the National Security Council staff during the Reagan administration, debated the Clinton administration’s refugee policy and the United ...
31Sep 1, 1994
U.S. Occupation of Haiti
Mr. Solarz and Mr. Vasquez discussed whether the U.S. should initiate and lead an invasion of Haiti as a means of ousting the current military junta and restoring Jean-Bertrand Aristide as ...
56May 10, 1994
Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank and IMF
Mr. Bandow spoke about the detrimental effect World bank and International Monetary Fund loans have on developing countries. Other speakers including Mr. Roberts discussed the topic ...