Featuring Chen Guangcheng, Visiting Fellow, Catholic University; Teng Biao, Associate, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; and Wei Jingsheng, Chairman, Wei Jingsheng Foundation; with comments by Xia Yeliang, Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
Given the inherent injustice of dictatorial punishment for ‘extreme’ views, and the possibility of all sides having legitimate positions, the only remedy fair to both conservatives and those with whom they disagree is to phase out higher education subsidies.
If Prime Minister Modi makes tough decisions in leading his country forward, the 21st Century might end up being the Indian Century. But if so, he can’t delay much longer in putting his words into action.
American leaders have cooperated with regimes around the world that are, to varying degrees, repressive or corrupt. Such cooperation is said to serve the national interest. But these partnerships also contravene the nation’s commitments to democratic governance, civil liberties, and free markets. In Perilous Partners, authors Ted Galen Carpenter and Malou Innocent provide a strategy for resolving the ethical dilemmas between interests and values faced by Washington.
The Cato Institute has released its 2014 Annual Report, which documents a dynamic year of growth and productivity. “Libertarianism is the philosophy of freedom,” Cato’s David Boaz writes in his book, The Libertarian Mind. “It is the indispensable framework for the future.” And as the new report demonstrates, the Cato Institute, thanks largely to the generosity of our Sponsors, is leading the charge to apply this framework across the policy spectrum.
Featuring: David A. Shore, Director of Trust Initiative and Associate Dean, Harvard School of Public Health, and editor of The Trust Crisis in Healthcare: Causes, Consequences, and Cures (2007); with comments by L. Stephan Vincze, Vice President, Ethics and Compliance Officer, Privacy Officer, TAP Pharmaceutical Products; and Heidi Li Feldman, Prof. of Law, Georgetown Law Center; moderated by Sigrid Fry-Revere, Director of Bioethics Studies, Cato Institute.
When patients lose trust in their physicians and physicians lose trust in the organizations they work with, the tendency is to think that the only solution is government oversight. Dr. Shore concludes that government intervention will aggravate the U.S. trust crisis even further and that there are private solutions that can not only stave off unnecessary regulation but also give prudent health care providers a significant market advantage. Please join us to learn marketing strategies from America’s foremost expert on solving the U.S. trust crisis in health care.