RealClear Radio Hour Podcast – Water Politics

10 Aug

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Water Politics

AUG 8, 2015

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Scott Maloni, vice president of project development at Poseidon Water, discusses the local, drought-proof, large-scale seawater desalination projects in California and how it took overcoming more than a decade of regulatory hurdles to make them operational.

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RealClear Radio Hour Podcast – Nuclear Disarmament

9 Aug

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Nuclear Disarmament

AUG 8, 2015

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Richard Rahn, senior fellow at the Cato Institute and Chairman of the Institute for Global Economic Growth, recounts the last half century’s arms race. Rahn discusses how the world escaped Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) and why we should encourage prosperity to promote peace.

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RealClear Radio Hour – Sharing Economy

3 Aug

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Sharing Economy

AUG 1, 2015

Christopher Koopman, Mercatus Center research fellow, discusses the opportunities made possible by today’s sharing economy, from home-cooked meals and housing to ride-sharing and the regulatory impediments to these bastions of consumer choice.

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RealClear Radio Hour – Autonomous Vehicle Evangelist

2 Aug

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Autonomous Vehicle Evangelist

AUG 1, 2015

Brad Templeton, internet pioneer, Board Member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and longtime Google consultant on driverless cars, paints a welcoming picture of our safer, machine operated, driverless future.

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RealClear Radio Hour Podcast – Interviews from FreedomFest Part 2

27 Jul

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Techno-Optimist

JUL 25, 2015

George Gilder, technology analyst and author of Knowledge and Power, shares his hopeful vision for the future. Gilder foresees the global economy outgrowing central banks’ fiat currencies as the wealth conferred by increasing knowledge seeks Bitcoin as its incorruptible metric.

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End of Doom

JUL 25, 2015

Ronald Bailey, science correspondent at Reason and author of the newly published End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-first Century, recounts why overpopulation alarmism turned out to be a myth and details an array of positive trends in human wellbeing.

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Monograph – New Zealand’s Far Reaching Reforms

24 Jul

July 24, 2014

New Zealand’s Far-Reaching Reforms: A Case Study on How to Save Democracy from Itself

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A little over two decades ago, New Zealand’s economy was in shambles. Inflation ran rampant, economic growth fell flat, and soaring public debt set new records. Today, New Zealand outscores almost every other country in the world, including the United States, in terms of overall prosperity, personal freedom, and good governance.

How did they do it? Under the leadership of two politicians from opposing parties, Sir Roger Douglas and Ruth Richardson, economic reality was embraced and tough political decisions were made. This case study tells their story.

The experience in New Zealand offers lessons for democracies everywhere that face fiscal, monetary policy, and ultimately political crises.

To read more click here.

RealClear Radio Hour Podcast – Interviews from FreedomFest Part 1

19 Jul

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July 18, 2015

Voice and Exit

Max Borders, editor of The Freeman magazine, director of content for the Foundation for Economic Education, and co-founder of Voice and Exit, discusses why the libertarian movement is on the rise and the state of FreedomFest.

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Startup Country

Vit Jedlicka, President of Liberland, the new startup country on the border of the European Union and Serbia, discusses his commitment to making Liberland a free republic and tax heaven.

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Financial Futures

Adrian Day, global analyst and financial forecaster, shares his bleak outlook for Greece and the EU and global prospects for the gold market and financial stability.

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