February 28

E-Verify’s Many Perils

E-Verify's Many Perils

Featuring Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Calabrese, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; and David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute; moderated by Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

February 27

US-EU Free Trade Agreement: Recipe for Growth or Road to Nowhere?

US-EU Free Trade Agreement: Recipe for Growth or Road to Nowhere?

Featuring Fredrik Erixon, Director, European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE); Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; David Talbott, Director, International Government Affairs, Eli Lilly and Company; and Charles Levy, Partner, Cassidy Levy Kent (USA), LLP; moderated by Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 19

A Populist Capture of the Organization of American States?

A Populist Capture of the Organization of American States?

Featuring Guillermo A. Cochez, Former Ambassador of Panama to the OAS; and William M. Berenson, Adjunct Professor at American University’s Washington College of Law; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

February 15

Taxes and Economic Growth: Understanding the Effects

Taxes and Economic Growth: Understanding the Effects

Featuring Travis H. Brown, CEO, Pelopidas, LLC, and author of How Money Walks; William McBride, Chief Economist, Tax Foundation; J. D. Foster, Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 7

Beyond the Individual Mandate: The Ongoing Legal Challenges to Obamacare

Beyond the Individual Mandate: The Ongoing Legal Challenges to Obamacare

Featuring Timothy Sandefur, Principal Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation; Christina Sandefur, Staff Attorney, Goldwater Institute; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

February 7

In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth

In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth

Featuring the author Richard M. Gamble, Anna Margaret Ross Alexander Chair in History and Political Science, Hillsdale College; with comments by Walter McDougall, Professor of History and the Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations, the University of Pennsylvania; and Derek Leebaert, Partner, MAP AG; moderated by Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute.

February 6

Immigration Reform for a Free Society

Immigration Reform for a Free Society

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Alex Nowrasteh, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

February 6

Reining in the Nanny State

Featuring Michelle Minton, Senior Policy Analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Julie Gunlock, Senior Fellow, Independent Women’s Forum; Mike Riggs, Associate Editor, Reason Magazine; Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb Brown, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.