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Month: October 2011
Internship Regulation: Are Unpaid Interns Exploited?
Internship Regulation: Are Unpaid Interns Exploited?

Should interns get paid? Should minimum wage laws apply? Shouldn’t the education and training an intern gets be considered? Are there any unintended consequences of mandating that interns be paid? This segment looks at internships in America.

Online Vet Silenced
Online Vet Silenced

Veterinarian Ron Hines discusses why he is no longer allowed to dispense medical advice over the internet.

Does America Need Energy Independence?
Does America Need Energy Independence?

Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney and the Cato Institute’s Jerry Taylor on the link between oil prices, energy independence and national security.

A Green Car’s Dirty Secret?
A Green Car’s Dirty Secret?

Brian Wynne of the Electric Drive Transportation Association and ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ author Bjorn Lomberg discuss subsidies for electric cars.

Energy Independence: Fact vs. Fiction
Energy Independence: Fact vs. Fiction

The Manhattan Institute’s Robert Bryce and the Cato Institute’s Jerry Taylor argue the energy independence isn’t necessary because of the global nature of the oil market.

Protest Signs Not Allowed
Protest Signs Not Allowed

Institute for Justice Senior Attorney Steve Simpson on his efforts to help save a business from eminent domain.

Why Individuality Matters
Why Individuality Matters

Cato Institute VP David Boaz at the 2012 International Students for Liberty Conference on big government and the importance of individual liberty.

Does Capitalism Have Morals?
Does Capitalism Have Morals?

Economist Russell Roberts and author Benjamin Barber debate whether capitalism is an ethical economic system.

Do Hunters Make the Best Environmentalists?
Do Hunters Make the Best Environmentalists?

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Brian Yablonski on how individual hunters can often do a better job at protecting the environment than the government.

Fired for an Opinion
Fired for an Opinion

Author Naomi Schaefer Riley on her criticism of Black Studies programs and how it got her fired.

Can Government Make People Happy?
Can Government Make People Happy?

Economist Chris Coyne and Philip Booth of the Institute of Economic Affairs discuss recent studies showing increased government spending decreases the happiness of its people.

Barrasso: Repeal Obamacare
Barrasso: Repeal Obamacare

Sen. John Barrasso, (R-Wyo.), sounds off on the president’s health-care law and how to fix the current insurance problems in the U.S.

True Job Creators
True Job Creators

Members of the “Job Creators Alliance” discuss how their companies have created jobs and helped boost small businesses in the U.S.

The Power of Debate
The Power of Debate

FBN’s John Stossel on the need for debate and the power of free speech.

Limiting Political Speech
Limiting Political Speech

University of Missouri Economics Professor Jeff Milyo on the rights of foreign companies to advertise before elections.