December 11

Afghanistan Seven Years Later

Afghanistan Seven Years Later

Featuring The Honorable Said T. Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States; Akbar Ahmed, Professor of Islamic Studies at American University; Caroline Wadhams, Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for American Progress; Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Moderated by Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute;

December 10

Just Give Us the Data! Prospects for Putting Government Information to Revolutionary New Uses

Just Give Us the Data!  Prospects for Putting Government  Information to Revolutionary New Uses

Featuring Ed Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University; Gary D. Bass, Founder and Executive Director, OMB Watch; Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute

December 5

Free to Booze: The 75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

Free to Booze: The 75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

Featuring Michael Lerner, author of Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City; Glen Whitman, author of Strange Brew: Alcohol and Government Monopoly; Asheesh Agarwal, Former Assistant Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning; and Radley Balko, Senior Editor, Reason. Moderated by Brandon Arnold, Cato Institute.

December 3

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2008

Featuring Charles Murray, W. H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Robert A. Levy, Chairman, Cato Institute; and Chip Mellor, President and General Counsel, Institute for Justice.

December 2

Whither the Amazon?

Featuring Blairo Maggi, Governor of Mato Grosso, Brazil; Roger Sedjo, Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future; Moderated by Jerry Taylor, Cato Institute

November 24

Gun Control on Trial

Featuring the author, Brian Doherty, Senior Editor, Reason Magazine, with comments by Christopher Rhee, Partner, Arnold & Porter. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute