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.

June 8, 2011

Which States Are Most Free?

Which States Are Most Free?

Featuring Jason Sorens, University of Buffalo (SUNY); and William Ruger, Texas State University–San Marcos; with comments by Michael Barone, Washington Examiner and The Almanac of American Politics; moderated by John Samples, Cato Institute.

April 5, 2011

The War in Libya: What Is the Role of Congress?

The War in Libya: What Is the Role of Congress?

Featuring Representative Tom McClintock (R-CA); Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute; moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

January 12, 2011

Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Featuring the author, Nicholas Phillipson, Honorary Research Fellow in History, University of Edinburgh; and James R. Otteson, Professor of Philosophy and Economics, Yeshiva University, Charles G. Koch Senior Fellow, The Fund for American Studies. Moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.