June 13

The Bitter Taste of Sugar Protectionism: How Congress and the U.S. Sugar Industry Kill Jobs, Raise the Cost of Living for Americans, and Compel U.S. Companies to Move Overseas

The Bitter Taste of Sugar Protectionism: How Congress and the U.S. Sugar Industry Kill Jobs, Raise the Cost of Living for Americans, and Compel U.S. Companies to Move Overseas

Featuring Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ike Brannon, Fellow, The 4% Growth Project, George W. Bush Institute; and Daniel Pearson, Senior Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Maniscalco, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 12

Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department

Obama's Enforcer: Eric Holder's Justice Department

Featuring the author Hans A. von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, Heritage Foundation; with comments by J. Christian Adams, Former Justice Department Attorney, 2005-2010; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

June 12

Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy

Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy

Featuring the author Barry R. Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science, and Director, Security Studies Program, MIT; with comments by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Blake Hounshell, Deputy Editor, POLITICO Magazine; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

June 11

Immigration Economics

Immigration Economics

Featuring the author George J. Borjas, Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; with comments by Amelie Constant, Visiting Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs and Economics Department, George Washington University, and Program Director, Institute for the Study of Labor; moderated by Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center For Global Liberty And Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 6

Francis Fukuyama’s “The End of History?” 25 Years Later

Francis Fukuyama's "The End of History?" 25 Years Later - Panel 1

Featuring Francis Fukuyama, author of “The End of History?”; Michael Mandelbaum, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Marian Tupy, Cato Institute; Adam Garfinkle, editor, American Interest; Paul Pillar, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings Institution; and John Mueller, Ohio State University and Cato Institute.

June 5

Is Administrative Law Unlawful?

Is Administrative Law Unlawful?

Featuring the author Philip Hamburger, Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law; with comments by Hon. Stephen F. Williams, Senior Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; moderated by Roger Pilon, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

May 30

A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition

A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition

Featuring Alyson Martin & Nushin Rashidian, Co-Authors, A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis ProhibitionBetty Aldworth, Executive Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy; Former Spokesperson for Colorado’s Amendment 64 Campaign; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.

May 27

The Economics of Medicaid and the Need for Reform

The Economics of Medicaid and the Need for Reform

Featuring Jason J. Fichtner, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Nina Owcharenko, Director, Center for Health Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation; and Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by John Maniscalco, Director of Congressional Affairs.