702Jan 29, 2013
Libertarian State of the Union
Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United States. They agreed that President Obama’s executive orders on gun control did not violate the ...
751May 15, 2012
Book Discussion on Ron Paul's Revolution
Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative from Texas and three-time candidate for president. The author reports on Representative ...
1,003Jan 17, 2012
Book Discussion on FDR Goes to War
Burton and Anita Folsom contend that President Franklin D. Roosevelt used World War II to promote his own agenda, which according to the authors, included the expansion of the executive branch, ...
451Apr 18, 2011
Political Unrest in the Arab World
Peter Ackerman and Jack Goldstone spoke about political unrest and popular uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East. In his remarks Mr. Goldstone focused on conditions that give rise ...
185May 14, 2010
2010 Public Policy Perspectives, Part 2
Cato Institute fellows talked about a variety of issues including health care reform, constitutional law, international trade, and U.S. foreign relations.
715Jan 20, 2010
Book Discussion on Gridlock
Cato’s transportation expert documents how he believes the government is forcing the car off the road in preference of mass transit and limiting personal freedom in the process.
3,165Oct 28, 2009
The Life and Impact of Ayn Rand
Anne Heller and Jennifer Burns talked about their biographies of author and noted libertarian, Ayn Rand. Professor Burns focused on Rand’s intellectual allies and foes, and ...
218Jul 10, 2009
Book Discussion on The Politics of Freedom
David Boaz talked about his book The Politics of Freedom: Taking on the Left, the Right and Threats to Our Liberties (Cato Institute; February 25, 2008). He talked about ways he thinks ...
58Jul 12, 2008
The Future of Politics Panel
Participants spoke about the political climate in Washington, DC and possibilities for changing “business-as-usual” attitudes about public policy making in Washington. Among the ...
49Feb 13, 2008
Book Discussion on The Politics of Freedom
David Boaz talked about his book, The Politics of Freedom: Taking on the Left, the Right, and Threats to Our Liberties, published by the Cato Institute. In his book David Boaz talked ...
128Jan 11, 2008
Book Discussion on The Mind of the Market
Michael Shermer talked about his book The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics, published by Times Books. In his book ...
304Jul 12, 2007
Book Forum on Barry Goldwater
Panelists talked about the life, legacy, and writings of former U.S. Senator (R-AZ) and 1964 presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. They also talked about his impact on party politics, the ...
149May 30, 2007
Book Discussion on The Age of Abundance
Brink Lindsey talked about his book The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America’s Politics and Culture, published by Collins. In his book Mr. Lindsey argues that ...
293May 10, 2007
Book Discussion on Invasion of the Party Snatchers
Victor Gold talked about his book, Invasion of the Party Snatchers: How the Holy-Rollers and the Neo-Cons Destroyed the GOP, published by Sourcebooks. He argued that the Republican Party ...
81Apr 1, 2007
Book Discussion on David's Hammer
Constitutional lawyer Clint Bolick talked about his book, David’s Hammer: The Case for an Activist Judiciary, published by the Cato Institute. He made the argument that an activist ...
55Mar 9, 2007
Czech President Vaclav Klaus talked about the Czech Republic’s past as a communist state and contemporary environmental issues facing Europe. He criticized the Intergovernmental Panel on ...
82Jan 11, 2007
Libertarianism and Civil Liberties
Mr. Boaz talked about libertarian ideology, libertarian positions on civil liberties and First Amendment policies, and differentiated between holding a libertarian philosophy and membership in ...
314Oct 12, 2006
Book Discussion on Why Darwin Matters: The Case against Intelligent Design
Michael Shermer talked about his book Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design, published by Times Books. He was joined in discussion by ...
250Oct 3, 2006
Book Discussion on The Conservative Soul
Andrew Sullivan talked about his book The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How to Get It Back, published by HarperCollins. Mr. Sullivan argued that conservatives are no longer the ...
131Aug 15, 2006
Book Discussion on Buck Wild: How Republicans Broke the Bank
Stephen Slivinski talked about his book Buck Wild: How Republicans Broke the Bank and Became the Party of Big Government, published by Nelson Current. He said that Republicans have ...
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