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Interviews

Clint Bolick on the John Batchelor Show (32:55)

interview with Clint Bolickvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Research Fellow Clint Bolick discusses Jeb Bush's stance on immigration reform on the John Batchelor Show.

Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport on Townhall.com

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Monday, January 5, 2015

Research Fellow David Davenport discusses the Forbes study of the best and worst states for business on Townhall.com

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Interviews

Clint Bolick on the the Larry Kudlow Show (61:20)

interview with Clint Bolickvia Larry Kudlow Show
Saturday, January 3, 2015

Research Fellow Clint Bolick discusses immigration reform on the Larry Kudlow Show.

In the News

Joshua Greene on Moral Tribes, Moral Dilemmas, and Utilitarianism

by Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 5, 2015

Joshua Greene, of Harvard University and author of Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about morality and the challenges we face when our morality conflicts with that of others. Topics discussed include the difference between what Greene calls automatic thinking and manual thinking, the moral dilemma known as "the trolley problem," and the difficulties of identifying and solving problems in a society that has a plurality of values. Greene defends utilitarianism as a way of adjudicating moral differences.

Interviews

Bill Whalen, Douglas Rivers, and Lanhee Chen on the John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalen, Douglas Rivers, Lanhee J. Chenvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

In a New Years Special, John Batchelor plays his favorite segments from 2014.  Here, Senior Fellow Douglas Rivers and Research Fellows Bill Whalen and Lanhee Chen discuss the 2014 elections.

Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

interview with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

In a New Years Special, John Batchelor plays his favorite segments from 2014.  Here, Senior Fellow Fouad Ajami discusses "children of the fault lines."

Immigration
Interviews

Richard Epstein on Ricochet

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Monday, December 29, 2014

Senior Fellow Richard Epstein discusses immigration reform on Ricochet.

Analysis and Commentary

James Tooley on Private Schools for the Poor and the Beautiful Tree

by Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, December 29, 2014

James Tooley, Professor of Education at Newcastle University, talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about low-cost for-profit private schools in the slums and rural areas of poor countries. Tooley shows how surprisingly widespread private schools are for the poor and how effective they are relative to public schools where teacher attendance and performance can be very disappointing. The conversation closes with whether public schooling should remain the ideal in poor countries.

Interviews

Josef Joffe on NPR

interview with Josef Joffevia West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Sunday, December 28, 2014

Research Fellow Josef Joffe discusses defensive nationalism in Germany on West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

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Interviews

Russell Roberts, Michael Boskin, and Edward Lazear on the John Batchelor Show

interview with Russ Roberts, Michael J. Boskin, Edward Paul Lazearvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 25, 2014

In a Christmas Special, John Batchelor plays his favorite segments from 2014.  Here, Research Fellow Russell Roberts and Senior Fellows Michael Boskin and Edward Lazear remember Gary Becker.

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