Some taxing ideas (1995) | THINK TANK

Some taxing ideas (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. Do you hate taxes? Are you tired of the morass of exotic calculations, impenetrable language, and wasted time? If you had trouble filling out the passive activity loss limitations form or calculating your bartering income, you are not alone. Several proposals to radically simplify the tax code are now Read more about Some taxing ideas (1995) | THINK TANK[…]

Education Freedom Scholarships: A promising approach | IN 60 SECONDS

Education Freedom Scholarships: A promising approach | IN 60 SECONDS

In spring 2019, Betsy DeVos proposed the Education Freedom Scholarships, a major school choice plan that would provide 5 billion in dollar-for-dollar federal tax credits for contributions to state approved scholarship granting organizations. Critics pounced, and even some on the right are skeptical about federal involvement in private schools. But this proposal tries to walk Read more about Education Freedom Scholarships: A promising approach | IN 60 SECONDS[…]

North Korea’s control tower: The Organization and Guidance Department | LIVE STREAM

North Korea’s control tower: The Organization and Guidance Department | LIVE STREAM

Nicholas Eberstadt: Hello. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’m Nick Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy here at AEI. And welcome to our American Enterprise Institute headquarters. Welcome as well to our television audience and to online viewers. It is a spectacular late summer day in Washington, DC, and I am not just referring to Read more about North Korea’s control tower: The Organization and Guidance Department | LIVE STREAM[…]

What about the next 100 months? — with Jeff Eisenach (1995) | THINK TANK

What about the next 100 months? — with Jeff Eisenach (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. The first hundred days of the new Republican Congress are over. Most of the Contract with America has been passed by the House and awaits scrutiny by the Senate and the president. But is that all? Is this the beginning of the end or just the end of the Read more about What about the next 100 months? — with Jeff Eisenach (1995) | THINK TANK[…]

Venezuela: The fight for freedom – interview with Antonio Ledezma | VIEWPOINT

Venezuela: The fight for freedom – interview with Antonio Ledezma | VIEWPOINT

Hello, thank you very much for joining us for my interview with Mayor Antonio Ledezma of Caracas, Venezuela, who is a political exile. This interview is going to be in Spanish, which is unusual for us, but to accommodate Antonio Ledezma’s Spanish, we conducted the interview in his native language. Mayor Antonio Ledezma of Venezuela, Read more about Venezuela: The fight for freedom – interview with Antonio Ledezma | VIEWPOINT[…]

Restoring Internet Freedom vs the digital elite | IN 60 SECONDS

Restoring Internet Freedom vs the digital elite | IN 60 SECONDS

A record-breaking 22 million comments have been filed with the FCC on its process to restore Internet freedom, the so-called Title II net neutrality docket. What does this number mean? Well, as a matter of policy, not much. FCC commissioners are politically appointed, and are supposed to be outside of the influence of others. As Read more about Restoring Internet Freedom vs the digital elite | IN 60 SECONDS[…]

Freedom of the press: The First Amendment protections (1975) – with Antonin Scalia | ARCHIVES

Freedom of the press: The First Amendment protections (1975) – with Antonin Scalia | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From the nation’s capital, the American Enterprise Institute For Public Policy Research presents “Public Policy Forums”, a series of programs featuring the nation’s top authorities, presenting their differing views on the vital issues which confront us. The topic, “Freedom of the Press: The First Amendment Protections.” Should reporters be forced by the courts to Read more about Freedom of the press: The First Amendment protections (1975) – with Antonin Scalia | ARCHIVES[…]

A constitutional convention: How well would it work? (1979) | ARCHIVES

A constitutional convention: How well would it work? (1979) | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From the nation’s capital, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents Public Policy Forums, a series of programs featuring the nation’s top authorities presenting their differing views on the vital issues which confront us. Today’s topic, “A Constitutional Convention: How Well Would it Work?” Peter Hackes: The politicians and the pollsters these Read more about A constitutional convention: How well would it work? (1979) | ARCHIVES[…]

How fainting couch feminism threatens freedom | FACTUAL FEMINIST

How fainting couch feminism threatens freedom | FACTUAL FEMINIST

I have been lecturing on college campuses for more than twenty years. I’ve seen lots of hijinks, but nothing like what is happening today. Safe-space fainting couch feminists are taking over. And their own professors find them scary. That’s coming up next on the factual feminist. Consider what happened to feminist professor Laura Kipnis at Read more about How fainting couch feminism threatens freedom | FACTUAL FEMINIST[…]

Myths, Lies and Capitalism

Myths, Lies and Capitalism

Here are five myths about free enterprise. Myth Number One. Free enterprise hurts the poor. Since 1970, the percentage of the world’s population living on the equivalent of less than a dollar a day has fallen by more than 80 percent. This was not the result of foreign aid or U.N. development projects. It was Read more about Myths, Lies and Capitalism[…]