Featuring A. Trevor Thrall, Associate Professor, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University; and Erik Goepner, Doctoral student in public policy, George Mason University; with comments by Betsy Woodruff, Politics Reporter, The Daily Beast; Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Aaron Schumacher, Director, International, Foreign Policy Group, and Senior Vice President, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
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.
Welcome to Washington: Networking for Career Advancement
The Cato Institute, America's Future Foundation, and the Institute for Humane Studies invite you to a Young Professionals Event
Featuring Cynthia Bell, Reason Foundation; Alex Nowrasteh, Cato Institute; Robby Soave, Daily Caller; and Annie Dwyer, Rep. Lynn Jenkins.
Each summer, thousands of young professionals descend on D.C., hoping to make a name for themselves and land their dream job. With so many bright young leaders vying for the same opportunities, how can you stand out from the pack while also having some fun along the way? Find out Wednesday, June 26, as the Cato Institute, America’s Future Foundation, and the Institute for Humane Studies bring together young professionals from think tanks, advocacy groups, and the Hill for a crash course in creative networking and how to land a job.
Mingle with your newest peers during our rooftop reception, and hear from our panel of D.C. up-and-comers as they share their success stories and offer tips for getting the most out of your time in the city. This event will fill up quickly, so be sure to RSVP today!