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.
A limited constitutional government calls for a rules-based, freemarket monetary system, not the topsy-turvy fiat dollar that now exists under central banking. This issue of the Cato Journal examines the case for alternatives to central banking and the reforms needed to move toward free-market money.
Americans are finally enjoying an improving economy after years of recession and slow growth. The unemployment rate is dropping, the economy is expanding, and public confidence is rising. Surely our economic crisis is behind us. Or is it? In Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis, Cato scholar Michael D. Tanner examines the growing national debt and its dire implications for our future and explains why a looming financial meltdown may be far worse than anyone expects.
The Cato Institute has released its 2014 Annual Report, which documents a dynamic year of growth and productivity. “Libertarianism is not just a framework for utopia,” 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.