November 9

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2018

Featuring Dr. Steve Perry, Head of School & Founder of Capital Preparatory Schools; Tom W. Bell, Professor, Chapman University, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Alex Nowrasteh, Senior Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; and Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute.

November 2

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2018 - Cancelled

Due to the labor dispute underway at Marriott properties in San Francisco, we have reluctantly decided to postpone the San Francisco Policy Perspectives event scheduled for Friday, November 2, at the St. Regis San Francisco.

November 1

Stalin’s Propaganda and Putin’s Information Wars

Stalin’s Propaganda and Putin’s Information Wars

Featuring Stephen Kotkin, John P. Birkelund ‘52 Professor in History and International Affairs, Princeton University, and Author, Stalin: Waiting for Hitler and Uncivil Society: 1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment.

October 18

Coercive Plea Bargaining

Coercive Plea Bargaining

Featuring Scott Hechinger, Senior Staff Attorney and Director of Policy, Brooklyn Defender Services; Bonnie Hoffman, Director of Public Defense Reform and Training, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Somil Trivedi, Staff Attorney, ACLU Trone Center for Justice and Equality; moderated by Clark Neily, Vice President for Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

October 17

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

Featuring the author Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, and Contributing Editor, Foreign Policy magazine; with comments by Stephen Wertheim, Visiting Scholar, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, and Visiting Assistant Professor in History, Columbia University; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President of Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

October 12

Parental Leave: Is There a Case for Federal Action?

Parental Leave: Is There a Case for Federal Action?

Featuring Vanessa Brown Calder, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Emily Ekins, Director of Polling, Cato Institute; Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Rachel Greszler, Research Fellow in economics, budget, and entitlements, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 12

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2018

Featuring Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership, New York University; Greg Lukianoff, President and CEO, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education; Co-Authors, The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure; Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow and Editor, Cato Books and Cato Unbound, Cato Institute; Sallie James, Director of Development, Cato Institute; and Clark Neily Vice President for Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

October 10

Romance of the Rails: Why the Passenger Trains We Love Are Not the Transportation We Need

Romance of the Rails: Why the Passenger Trains We Love Are Not the Transportation We Need

Featuring the author Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Art Guzzetti, Vice President of Policy, American Public Transportation Association; Jim Mathews, President, Rail Passengers Association; and Marc Scribner, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute; moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Editor, Cato Institute.

October 5

Trump’s Attack on the Trade Regime: A Search for Solutions

Featuring Nicolas Lockhart, Partner, Sidley; Robert McDougall, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation; Celso de Tarso Pereira, Minister Counsellor, Mission of Brazil to the WTO; Cherise Valles, Deputy Director, Advisory Centre on WTO Law; Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director, International Trade Centre; Jennifer Hillman, Professor from Practice, Georgetown Law Center; Amb. Alan Wolff, Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization; Scott Andersen, Partner, Sidley; Simon Lester, Associate Director, Cato Institute ; Inu Manak, Visiting Scholar, Cato Institute; moderated by Simon Lester, Associate Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; James Bacchus, Adjunct Scholar, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

October 2

The Future of Public Transit

The Future of Public Transit

Featuring Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Jarrett Walker, President, Jarrett Walker & Associates, consultants in public transit planning and policy; moderated by Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.