September 28

Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk

Who's Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk

Featuring the authors Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; and John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review, with comments by Jeffrey Milyo, Middlebush Professor of Social Science, University of Missouri; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

September 25

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How?

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How? - Panel 1: The Regulation of Investment Advice

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Hester Peirce, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; David Tittsworth, Executive Director, Investment Adviser Association; Paul Sherman, Attorney, Institute for Justice; Knut A. Rostad, President, Institute for the Fiduciary Standard; Harvey Pitt, Former Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform; Ron Rhoades, Assistant Professor, Alfred State College, SUNY College of Technology.

September 20

Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson

Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson

Featuring the co-editor Andrew Morriss, D. Paul Jones, Jr., & Charlene A. Jones Chairholder in Law and Professor of Business, University of Alabama; Senior Fellow, Property and Environment Research Center; moderated by Jerry Taylor, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

September 19

Chicago: Teachers Unions’ Last Stand?

Chicago: Teachers Unions' Last Stand?

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

September 18

Release of the 2012 Economic Freedom of the World Report

Release of the 2012 Economic Freedom of the World Report

featuring co-author Robert Lawson, Fullinwider Chair in Economic Freedom, Southern Methodist University; co-author James Gwartney, director, Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education, Florida State University; and Ian Vasquez, director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

September 12

Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind

Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind

Featuring the author Mallory Factor, John C. West Professor, International Politics and American Government, The Citadel; with comments by Chris Townsend, Political Action Director, United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Legal Associate, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.