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Technological Innovation: Do Rules Stifle Growth?
Technological Innovation: Do Rules Stifle Growth?

What conditions encourage innovation? What discourages innovation? Do governments help, or do they increase the time and cost of developing new products? Should businesses really have to protect themselves by lobbying, or should the government just leave entrepreneurs alone to develop products and services? This segment looks at technological innovation and government rules.

Disaster Relief: Who Does it Better?
Disaster Relief: Who Does it Better?

Who should help victims of natural disasters? Should citizens voluntarily help? Should government? Who is better at it? This segment looks at the role government and charity-based organizations play in providing disaster relief.

Crowdfunding: Can Entrepreneurs Go Straight to Consumers?
Crowdfunding: Can Entrepreneurs Go Straight to Consumers?

What if you want to create a product or service but don’t have the money? What can you do? You can borrow from a bank perhaps. Or you can crowdfund. What is crowdfunding? How does it work? Does it do any good? This segment looks at the benefits of crowdfunding.

Tough To Get a Lyft: Regulating Your Ride?
Tough To Get a Lyft: Regulating Your Ride?

Should people be allowed to compete against existing cab companies? Should passengers get to choose who drives them? What about the safety of passengers? Should the government protect people by regulating cab and other car services? What other reasons would the government have to regulate cab and car services? This segment looks at the current controversy over regulation of innovative car services.

Moving Companies: Who Chooses Who Moves Our Stuff?
Moving Companies: Who Chooses Who Moves Our Stuff?

Should businesses need permission from other businesses to compete? Should the government help established businesses keep out competition? Is uncontrolled competition too chaotic and disruptive? Do we need the government to control competition? This segment looks at moving companies and the urge to regulate them.

Overregulation: When Are There Enough Rules?
Overregulation: When Are There Enough Rules?

Why are there so many rules for us to follow? Why do governments seem to churn out more rules every day? When are there enough rules? Do more laws mean less freedom? This segment looks at some regulations and how they impact people.

Reputation or Regulation: Which Provides Better Consumer Protection?
Reputation or Regulation: Which Provides Better Consumer Protection?

What’s the best way to choose a product or service? Has the availability of feedback on the Internet diminished or eliminated government’s role in regulating business? Do markets regulate businesses better than government regulation does? This segment looks at consumer protection through reputation and regulation.

Does reputation trump regulation?
Does reputation trump regulation?

John Stossel debatea Alan Colmes on the FDA’s ban of DNA testing kits. More on how reputation is better than regulation this Thursday at 9pm ET on Fox Business.

Kronies: They’re Konnected
Kronies: They’re Konnected

The Kronies are in action… Mandating, Tarrify-ing, Inflating, and Boondoggling their way to profits powered by their special konnection to the G-Force. Watch Big-G and his team stomp out competition!

Taxi Licensing: Are We Being Taken for a Ride?
Taxi Licensing: Are We Being Taken for a Ride?

Should people need government permission to work? Do unregulated businesses cause chaos? Should taxicabs be approved by government and their owners required to purchase medallions? This segment looks at both sides of the taxi regulation issue.

Entrepreneurs: Doing Good by Doing Well
Entrepreneurs: Doing Good by Doing Well

What good do entrepreneurs do? Is it creating jobs? Is it the charity they do with the money they’ve made? Do successful entrepreneurs have an obligation to give back? This segment attempts to answer those very questions.

Is Price Gouging Bad?
Is Price Gouging Bad?

Independent Institute Research Fellow Art Carden on the economics behind price gouging.

Collaboration Leads to Innovation
Collaboration Leads to Innovation

Why has life changed so much over the past few centuries, after remaining relatively the same for hundreds of thousands of years? Why does it seem that changes occur faster now than in the past? How have our lives been affected by innovation? What does the future hold? This segment looks at the reasons for and results of collaboration and innovation.

The War on Interns
The War on Interns

Author Steven Greenhouse and Hannah Jackman of the National Journalism Center debate the use of interns.

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

Why is America so prosperous? Is it our natural resources? Or is it something more? Perhaps it’s because America is a good place for entrepreneurs. This segment looks at entrepreneurship in America.

Artists Against Capitalism
Artists Against Capitalism

Radio host Lisa Kennedy and TV critic Glenn Garvin break down why musicians enjoy bashing the free market.

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.

Taking Parks Corporate
Taking Parks Corporate

Redevelopment consultant Dan Biederman and Shirley Kressel of the Alliance of Boston Neighborhoods debate whether private funding is the way to save America’s parks.

Forbes: Create 17% Flat Tax
Forbes: Create 17% Flat Tax

Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes argues we should impose a 17% flat tax to create a prosperous economy.