February 3, 2017

Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?

Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?

Featuring Flemming Rose, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Robert Corn-Revere, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; and Francis H. Buckley, Foundation Professor, George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law; author of The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America and columnist, New York Post; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

December 1, 2016

What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People

What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People

Featuring the authors Jennifer Bachner, Director, Master of Science in Government Analytics, Johns Hopkins University; and Benjamin Ginsberg, David Bernstein Professor of Political Science and Chair of Governmental Studies, Johns Hopkins University; with comments by Donald Kettl, Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

June 8, 2016

Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government Is Smarter

Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government Is Smarter

Featuring the author Ilya Somin, Professor, George Mason University Law School; Author, Democracy and Political Ignorance; with comments by Kristen Cambell, Executive Director, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

May 6, 2016

Conspiracies of the Ruling Class: How to Break Their Grip Forever

Conspiracies of the Ruling Class: How to Break Their Grip Forever

Featuring the author Lawrence B. Lindsey, Chief Executive Officer, The Lindsey Group; with comments by John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute; moderated by Jeffrey Miron, Director, Economic Studies, Cato Institute, and Director, Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

March 16, 2016

Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights

Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights

Featuring the author Catherine J. Ross, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School; with comments by Sigal Ben-Porath, Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania; and Neal McCluskey, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

March 10, 2016

#CatoConnects: Whatever Happened to the Tea Party?

#CatoConnects: Whatever Happened to the Tea Party?

Featuring Ben Domenech, Publisher, The Federalist; John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute; and Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.

January 7, 2016

The Assassin’s Veto

The Assassin’s Veto

Featuring Robert Corn-Revere, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute, and Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; with comments by Catherine Ross, George Washington University Law School; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

February 12, 2015

A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption

A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption

Featuring the author Jay Cost, Staff Writer, The Weekly Standard; with comments by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulations Studies, Cato Institute; and Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

November 13, 2014

The Tyranny of Silence

The Tyranny of Silence

A special one-on-one conversation with the author Flemming Rose, Foreign Editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten; interviewed by Jonathan Rauch, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and author of Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought.