December 10, 2008
Policy Forum

Just Give Us the Data! Prospects for Putting Government Information to Revolutionary New Uses

Featuring Ed Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University; Gary D. Bass, Founder and Executive Director, OMB Watch; Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute
December 5, 2008
Policy Forum

Free to Booze: The 75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

Featuring Michael Lerner, author of Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City; Glen Whitman, author of Strange Brew: Alcohol and Government Monopoly; Asheesh Agarwal, Former Assistant Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning; and Radley Balko, Senior Editor, Reason. Moderated by Brandon Arnold, Cato Institute.
September 11, 2008
Policy Forum

Should No‐​Knock Police Raids be Rare‐​or Routine?

Featuring Cheye Calvo, Mayor, Berwyn Heights, Maryland, Radley Balko, Senior Writer, Reason and author of Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids in America, Peter Christ, Co‐​founder, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.
September 11, 2008
Book Forum

Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do

Featuring Andrew Gelman, Professor of Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University, Michael P. McDonald, Associate Professor of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University and Non‐​Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute and author of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed American Politics and Culture. Moderated by Will Wilkinson, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
July 23, 2008
Policy Forum

The FBI Turns 100

Featuring John Fox, Historian, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Athan Theoharis, Marquette University and author of The FBI & American Democracy, and John F. Kelly, Investigative Reporter and author of Tainting Evidence: Inside the Scandals at the FBI Lab. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Cato Institute.