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.

August 14, 2012

Inequality: Sorting through the Facts

Inequality: Sorting through the Facts

Featuring Brian Domitrovic,Chairman, Department of History, Sam Houston State University, Author of “The Left’s Dubious History of Income Inequality”; Alan Reynolds, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, Author of Income and Wealth; and Scott Winship, Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution, Author of “Mobility Impaired”; moderated by Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

July 18, 2012

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Featuring Cato Institute Interns, and Heritage Foundation Interns; with an introduction by Chip Bishop, Director of Student Programs, Cato Institute; moderated by Tim Carney, Senior Political Columnist, Washington Examiner.

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 24, 2012

Why Capitalism?

Why Capitalism?

Featuring the author Allan H. Meltzer, University Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University; with comments by John Mueller, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by David Boaz, Executive Vice President, 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.

March 29, 2012

Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation

Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation

Featuring the author Daniel B. Klein, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; with comments by Jason Kuznicki, Cato Institute; moderated by Gene Healy, Vice President, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.