October 16, 2012

The Libertarian Roots of the Tea Party

The Libertarian Roots of the Tea Party

Featuring David Kirby, Vice President, FreedomWorks, and Associate Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and Emily Ekins, Director of Polling, Reason Foundation, and Research Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership, New York University; and Jonathan Rauch, Guest Scholar, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

September 28, 2012

Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk

Who's Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk

Featuring the authors Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; and John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review, with comments by Jeffrey Milyo, Middlebush Professor of Social Science, University of Missouri; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

April 25, 2012

The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents

The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents

Featuring the author Linda Killian, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars; with comments by David Kirby, Vice President of Development, FreedomWorks; moderated by John Samples, Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

April 20, 2012

Citizens v. the Ruling Elite

Citizens v. the Ruling Elite

Featuring Mark Meckler, Co-founder, Tea Party Patriots; Eric O’Keefe, Co-Chairman, Campaign for Primary Accountability; Geoff Pallay, Special Projects Director, Ballotpedia; moderated by John Samples, Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

April 19, 2012

Free Market Fairness

Free Market Fairness

Featuring author John Tomasi, Brown University; with comments by John Hasnas, Georgetown University; moderated by John Samples, Cato Institute.

January 26, 2012

Limited Government in the 2012 Election

Limited Government in the 2012 Election

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with John Samples, director of Cato’s Center for Representative Government and author of The Struggle to Limit Government: A Modern Political History; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

October 19, 2011

James Madison

James Madison

Featuring the author Richard Brookhiser, Senior Editor, National Review; with comments by John Samples, Cato Institute; moderated by David Boaz, Cato Institute.

July 21, 2011

The Ethics of Voting

The Ethics of Voting

Featuring the author Jason Brennan, Georgetown University; with comments by Bryan Caplan, George Mason University, Author, The Myth of the Rational Voter; moderated by John Samples, Cato Institute.