16,482Jun 3, 2009
Health Care Reform
Betsy McCaughey talked about health care reform. She argued that the options advocated by Democrats in Congress would reduce the quality of health care for everyone. She said that the ...
3,916Nov 5, 2012
Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge
Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture, delivered the Manhattan Institute’s 2012 Wriston Lecture. He emphasized the ...
2,920Dec 2, 2009
Book Discussion on After the Fall
Nicole Gelinas talked about her book After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street - and Washington (Encounter Books; November 24, 2009). She argues that government interference in the ...
2,560May 11, 2010
Book Discussion on Power Hungry
Thw author of Gusher of Lies attempts to debunk information about the fuels and power sources intended to replace use of oil. He explains why he believes ethanol will never replace ...
2,491Mar 1, 2011
Book Discussion on Manning Up
Kay Hymowitz argues that 20 and 30-something males today prefer to put off adulthood (career, marriage, kids) while women, partially driven by their biological clocks, are as driven as ...
2,466Oct 13, 1999
Book Discussion on The Quest for Cosmic Justice
Mr. Sowell talked about his book The Quest for Cosmic Justice, published by Free Press. He focused on the concept of social justice and if total equality can be obtained in ...
2,080Oct 16, 2008
U.S. Constitution and Role of Government
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke about the U.S. Constitution and the role of government. In his remarks he spoke about his first interests in government and policy, individual rights ...
2,032Jan 9, 2014
Book Discussion on The New School
Glenn Reynolds talked about his book, The New School: How the Information Age Will Save American Education from Itself, in which he argues that Americans need to start looking for ...
1,932May 24, 2011
Book Discussion on The Storm of War
Historian Andrew Roberts presented a history of World War II. The author examined how Axis strategy evolved during the entire expanse of the war and whether, with a different decision-making ...
1,752Oct 21, 2009
Book Discussion on The Making of Americans
E.D. Hirsch, Jr., talked about his book The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools (Yale University Press; September 15, 2009). In his book he argues that rejection of academic ...
1,655Mar 2, 2011
Book Discussion on Triumph of the City
Edward Glaeser argues that the city is humanity’s greatest invention and our salvation for the future. Mr. Glaeser says that the 2/3 of Americans who live in cities (which take up ...
1,570Jan 27, 2009
William F. Buckley's The Reagan I Knew
National Review editors Richard Brookhiser and Richard Lowry and Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell participated in a panel discussion on the publication of William F. Buckley’s ...
1,529May 8, 2012
Book Discussion on The Death of Liberalism
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., founder of The American Spectator, contends that modern liberalism is a flawed movement and void of answers to the day’s current political issues. In ...
1,485Feb 7, 2011
New York Times Debate
In his book Gray Lady Down: What the Decline and Fall of the New York Times Means for America, William McGowan argues that The New York Times has adopted a liberal ideological agenda ...
1,405Jan 27, 2011
Book Discussion on Deadly Choices
Paul Offit takes a broad look at the anti-vaccine movement in the United States and its consequences for children and adults. Dr. Offit spoke at the Harvard Club in New York City at an ...
1,242Jun 7, 2012
Book Discussion on A Capitalism for the People
Italian-born economist Luigi Zingales warns that the U.S. economy is becoming a system of crony capitalism in which government support for big business has overwhelmed the support for a free ...
1,090Mar 15, 2012
Book Discussion on Design for Liberty
Richard Epstein argues for a return to a smaller, more accountable federal government that operates on clear rules and limits itself in domestic affairs to enforcing laws governing private contracts ...
991Jan 26, 2010
Book Discussion on How Capitalism Will Save Us
Steve Forbes argued that while the current economic crisis has left many Americans questioning the value of capitalism, it’s still the best system to get us out of it and lead us to ...
939Apr 9, 2012
Book Discussion on No They Can't: Why Government Fails - But Individuals Succeed
John Stossel contends that the government and politicians, regardless of political affiliation, are incapable of addressing the political and social issues facing the United States. The author, ...
934Apr 7, 2011
Book Discussion on The Seamless City
Rick Baker, former mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, talked about his book The Seamless City: A Conservative Mayor’s Approach to Urban Revitalization That Can Work Anywhere ...
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