July 17, 2017

The Three Languages of Politics

The Three Languages of Politics

Featuring the author Arnold Kling, Economist, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; introduced by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

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.

January 25, 2017

Populism and Nationalism in the Trump Era

Populism and Nationalism in the Trump Era

Featuring Mindy Finn, Advisor, Democracy Fund Voice; Alex Nowrasteh, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Ruy Teixeira, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Robert P. Jones, CEO, Public Religion Research Institute; Henry Olsen, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center; Alex Lundry, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist, Deep Root Analytics; Lisa Dropkin, Principal, Edge Research; Patrick Ruffini, Co-Founder Echelon Insights; Meira Neggaz, Executive Director, ISPU; and Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 17, 2017

Debating the Trump Doctrine

Debating the Trump Doctrine

Featuring Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic & International Studies; William Ruger, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Peter Rough, Fellow, Hudson Institute; Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Karen DeYoung, Associate Editor and Senior National Security Correspondent, Washington Post.

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.

November 2, 2016

Debate: Should Libertarians Vote?

Debate: Should Libertarians Vote?

Featuring Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Aaron Ross Powell, Research Fellow and Editor, Libertarianism.org, Cato Institute; Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow and Editor, Cato Unbound, 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.

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 18, 2016

“A Loaded Weapon”: The Growth of Executive Power

"A Loaded Weapon": The Growth of Executive Power

Opening remarks by Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman, House Committee on Financial Services; featuring Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, 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.