December 13

Is the Federal Housing Administration the Next Bailout?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Edward Pinto, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Former Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae; and Michael Fratantoni, Vice President, Research and Economics, Mortgage Bankers Association of America; moderated by Alan Zibel, Reporter, Wall Street Journal.

December 13

Taxes, Spending, and the Fiscal Cliff

Taxes, Spending, and the Fiscal Cliff

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Daniel J. Mitchell Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, author, Global Tax Revolution: The Rise of Tax Competition and the Battle to Defend It.

December 12

The Law and Politics of Marijuana Legalization

Featuring Asa Hutchinson, Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration; and Robert A. Mikos, Professor of Law and Government, Vanderbilt University Law School; moderated by Timothy Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

December 11

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

Featuring the author Greg Lukianoff, President, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE); with comments by Alexander McCobin, President, Students for Liberty; and Kelly Jemison, Events Manager, Students for Liberty; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Legal Associate, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

December 6

Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess

Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess

Featuring the editor Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Tom W. Bell, Professor, Chapman University School of Law; with comments by Mitch Glazier, Senior Executive Vice President, Recording Industry Association of America; moderated by Jim Harper, Director, Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

December 5

Lessons from Colombia’s War on Drugs

Lessons from Colombia's War on Drugs

Featuring Daniel Mejía, Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Research Center on Drugs and Security, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and Peter Hakim, President Emeritus, Inter-American Dialogue; with opening remarks by Carlos Urrutia, Ambassador, Republic of Colombia; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.