September 27

Liberalism and Cronyism: Two Rival Political and Economic Systems

Liberalism and Cronyism: Two Rival Political and Economic Systems

Featuring the authors Randall G. Holcombe, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics, Florida State University; and Andrea M. Castillo, Program Associate, Mercatus Center; with comments by Timothy P. Carney Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and Senior Political Columnist, Washington Examiner; moderated by Dalibor Rohac; Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

September 20

The Trans Pacific Partnership: Race to the Finish, or Long Slog Ahead?

The Trans Pacific Partnership: Race to the Finish, or Long Slog Ahead?

Featuring Jason Kearns, Chief Trade Counsel, House Ways and Means Committee (Democratic); Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and Meredith Kolsky Lewis, Associate Professor, SUNY Buffalo Law School; moderated by Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

September 19

America’s Longest War

America's Longest War

With comments from: Paul Feine, Director and Producer, America’s Longest War; Michael Barone, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Laura W. Murphy, Director, Washington Legislative Office, American Civil Liberties Union.

September 13

Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare

Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare

Featuring the author Josh Blackman, Assistant Professor, South Texas College of Law; with comments by Randy Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor in Legal Theory, Georgetown University Law Center; and Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

September 11

The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory

The United States of Paranoia:  A Conspiracy Theory

Featuring the author Jesse Walker, Books Editor, Reason Magazine; with comments by Daniel McCarthy, editor, The American Conservative; moderated by Gene Healy; Vice President, Cato Institute.