July 31, 2019
Book Forum

Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way through the Unfree World

Featuring the authors Robert Lawson, Director, O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University; Benjamin Powell, Professor of Economics at Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University; and Matt Kibbe, President, Free the People; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
July 19, 2019
Policy Forum

What’s Next for Venezuela?

Featuring Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States; joining by Skype, María Corina Machado, National Coordinator, Vente Venezuela; Pedro Urruchurtu, Political Science Professor, Universidad Central de Venezuela; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
November 15, 2017
Joseph K. McLaughlin Lecture Series

The Challenge of Populism

Featuring Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Literature; President, International Foundation for Liberty; followed by a discussion with Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Editor, El estallido del populismo and Senior Fellow, Independent Institute; Gabriela Calderón de Burgos, Editor, ElCa​to​.org; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
October 24, 2017
Book Forum

Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

Featuring the author, Raúl Gallegos, Associate Director, Control Risks; with comments by Gustavo Coronel, Former Member, Board of Directors, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA); moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst, Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
October 16, 2017
Policy Forum

Terror, Propaganda and the Birth of the “New Man”: Experiences from Cuba, North Korea, and the Soviet Union

Featuring Andrei Lankov, Professor, Kookmin University, Republic of Korea; Yuri Pérez, Latin America expert, Freedom House; Andrei Illarionov, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
March 30, 2016
Policy Forum

Colombia: Peace at Any Price?

Featuring José Miguel Vivanco, Executive Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch; and Adam Isacson, Senior Associate for Regional Security Policy, Washington Office on Latin America; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
March 2, 2016
Book Forum

Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

Featuring the author Tom Wainwright, Britain Editor and Former Mexico City Bureau Chief, The Economist; with comments by Moisés Naím, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
May 26, 2015
Book Forum

The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power

Featuring the author Patrick Porter, Academic Director, Strategy and Security Institute, University of Exeter; with comments by Zack Beauchamp, World Correspondent, Vox​.com; and Austin Long, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
February 5, 2015
Policy Forum

Toward a New Era in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Featuring Sen. Jeff Flake (R‑AZ) and Carl Meacham, Director of the Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
December 11, 2013
Policy Forum

Argentina v. Holdout Creditors: Applying the Rule of Law to Resolve Debt Default

Featuring Elena Duggar,Group Credit Officer for Sovereign Risk, Moody’s Investor Service; Julian Ku, Professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hofstra University; Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, School of International Service, American University; and Richard Samp, Chief Counsel, Washington Legal Foundation; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
March 19, 2013
Policy Forum

The Future of Freedom in Cuba

Featuring Yoani Sanchez, Dissident blogger, Generation Y; and Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Photographer and Editor, Voces; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
March 12, 2013
Policy Forum

Understanding Mexico’s Epidemic of Violence: Telling Stories with New Media, Technology, and Big Data

Featuring Andrés Monroy‐​Hernández, Researcher, Microsoft Research; Javier Osorio, PhD Candidate, Notre Dame University; and Karla Zabludovsky, Reporter, New York Times, Mexico City Bureau ; with opening remarks by Jared Cohen, Director, Google Ideas; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.