July 23

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Featuring Cato Institute Interns; and Heritage Foundation Interns; with an introduction by Mark Houser, Student Programs Coordinator, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Bedford, Senior Editor, Daily Caller.

July 23

The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-First Century

The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-First Century

Featuring the author Ronald Bailey, Science Correspondent, Reason magazine; with comments by Indur M. Goklany, Author, The Improving State of the World: Why We’re Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet (Cato Institute, 2007); moderated by Marian L. Tupy Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

July 22

A Better Choice: Healthcare Solutions for America

A Better Choice: Healthcare Solutions for America

Featuring the author John C. Goodman, Senior Fellow, Independent Institute, and President, Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research; with comments and moderated by Michael F. Cannon.

July 20

Designer Drugs: A New Futile Front in the War on Illegal Drugs?

Designer Drugs: A New Futile Front in the War on Illegal Drugs?

Featuring Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Eric Sterling, President, The Criminal Justice Policy Foundation; and Jacob Hornberger, President, The Future of Freedom Foundation; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

July 17

Choosing in Groups: Analytical Politics Revisited

Choosing in Groups: Analytical Politics Revisited

Featuring the author Michael C. Munger, Professor, Political Science and Economics, and Director, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Duke University; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director, Multimedia, Cato Institute.

July 17

The BEPS Project: The OECD, Tax Policy, and U.S Competitiveness

The BEPS Project: The OECD, Tax Policy, and U.S Competitiveness

Featuring David R. Burton, Senior Fellow in Economic Policy, Heritage Foundation; Brian Garst, Director, Policy and Communications, Center for Freedom and Prosperity; and Gavin Ekins, Research Economist, Tax Foundation; moderated by Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

July 14

The Conservatarian Manifesto

The Conservatarian Manifesto

Featuring the author, Charles C. W. Cooke, Staff Writer, National Review; with comments by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Managing Editor, Reason; and Ben Domenech, Publisher, The Federalist; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

July 9

In the Wake of King v. Burwell: Options for Congress

In the Wake of King v. Burwell: Options for Congress

Featuring Michael Cannon, Director, Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Christie Herrera, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Government Accountability; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 30

A History of Free Market Energy Thought

A History of Free Market Energy Thought

Featuring Rob Bradley, Founder and CEO, Institute for Energy Research; moderated by Patrick J. Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.