A special one-on-one conversation with the author Flemming Rose, Foreign Editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten; interviewed by Jonathan Rauch, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and author of Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought.
In Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics, economists Bruce Yandle and Adam Smith explain how money and morality are often combined in politics to produce arbitrary regulations benefiting cronies, while constraining productive economic activities by the general public.
A special 2-day conference, “Shaping the Obama Administration’s Counterterrorism Strategy” begins today at the Cato Institute. You can find the schedule here and watch it live online throughout the day or tune into C-SPAN at 1:15 pm EST.
Follow the conference on Twitter using the hashtag, #ct09.