March 30, 2017

Inside Job: How Government Insiders Subvert the Public Interest

Inside Job: How Government Insiders Subvert the Public Interest

Featuring the author Mark A. Zupan, President, Alfred University; with comments by Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Jonathan Rauch, Brookings Institution; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

November 30, 2016

Cutting Wasteful Spending in the Trump Administration

Cutting Wasteful Spending in the Trump Administration

Featuring James Lankford (R-OK), United States Senator; Thomas A. Schatz, President, Citizens against Government Waste; Chris Edwards, Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Justin Bogie, Senior Policy Analyst in Fiscal Affairs, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 11, 2016

The Permission Society: How the Ruling Class Turns Our Freedoms into Privileges and What We Can Do about It

The Permission Society: How the Ruling Class Turns Our Freedoms into Privileges and What We Can Do about It

Featuring the author Timothy Sandefur, Vice President for Litigation, Goldwater Institute; with comments by Alan Morrison, Associate Dean and Professional Lecturer in Law, George Washington University Law School; and Stephen F. Williams, Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; moderated by Roger Pilon, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

September 23, 2016

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2016

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Terence Kealey, Author, The Economic Laws of Scientific Research, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and David Friedman, Author, Machinery of Freedom and Future Imperfect, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University.

September 14, 2016

Socialism and Human Nature

Socialism and Human Nature

Featuring Jonathan Haidt, Professor of Ethical Leadership, Stern School of Business, New York University; John Tooby, Professor of Anthropology, University of California–Santa Barbara; and Leda Cosmides, Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California–Santa Barbara; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Editor, HumanProgress.org, Cato Institute.

August 15, 2016

Freedom in the 50 States

Freedom in the 50 States

Featuring William P. Ruger, Vice President of Policy and Research, Charles Koch Institute; Jason Sorens, Lecturer, Department of Government, Dartmouth College; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

August 4, 2016

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Featuring Cato Institute Interns; and Heritage Foundation Interns; with an introduction by Mark Houser, Student Programs Manager, Cato Institute; moderated by Ben Domenech, Publisher, The Federalist.