September 15, 2015

Blessing or Scourge? Capitalism through the Eyes of Pope Francis

Featuring John Garvey, President, The Catholic University of America; Michael Sean Winters, Journalist, National Catholic Reporter; and Jay W. Richards, Executive Editor, The Stream, Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth, Poverty and Morality; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Editor, HumanProgress.org.

September 9, 2015

Magna Carta and Modern Controversies from Multiculturalism to Political Correctness

Featuring the author David Starkey, Author, Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots of Modern Politics, and BBC Radio and Television Presenter; with comments by Jonah Goldberg, Senior Editor, National Review and author of The Tyranny of Clichés; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

July 23, 2015

The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-First Century

The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-First Century

Featuring the author Ronald Bailey, Science Correspondent, Reason magazine; with comments by Indur M. Goklany, Author, The Improving State of the World: Why We’re Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet (Cato Institute, 2007); moderated by Marian L. Tupy Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

May 4, 2015

South Africa: The Next Ten Years

South Africa: The Next Ten Years

Featuring Frans Cronje, CEO, South African Institute of Race Relations; with comments by Vukasin Petrovic, Director of Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Freedom House; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

November 19, 2014

If Everything Is Getting Better, Why Do We Remain So Pessimistic?

If Everything Is Getting Better, Why Do We Remain So Pessimistic?

Featuring Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University; with comments by Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; and Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

October 15, 2014

The Transition from Communism 25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Lessons for Non-Free Societies

The Transition from Communism 25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Lessons for Non-Free Societies - Panel 1: Economic Transition In Ex-Communist Countries: What Have We Learned from Different Approaches To Reforms?

Featuring Oleh Havrylyshyn, Department of Economics, George Washington University and University of Toronto; Peter Murrell, Mancur Olson Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland; Krassen Stanchev, Executive Director, Institute for Market Economics, Bulgaria; Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Andrei Illarionov, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Mikheil Saakashvili, Former President, Republic of Georgia; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; and Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

October 30, 2013

The Inauguration of HumanProgress.org

Featuring Robert Zoellick, Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and former World Bank President; Robert Samuelson, weekly columnist for the Washington Post; Ronald Bailey, science correspondent for Reason magazine and Reason.com; Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity at the Cato Institute; and Marc Garrett, CEO, Intridea, Inc.

April 11, 2013

Tax Cutting and Economic Growth: Lessons from the Coolidge Tax Reform

Tax Cutting and Economic Growth: Lessons from the Coolidge Tax Reform

Featuring Amity Shlaes, Director, Four Percent Project, George W. Bush Institute, and author of Coolidge; with comments by Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

March 14, 2013

Cry the Beloved Country: South Africa’s Future under the ANC

Cry the Beloved Country: South Africa’s Future under the ANC

Featuring John Kane-Berman, CEO, South African Institute of Race Relations; with comments by Ebrahim Rasool, Ambassador, Republic of South Africa; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.