Economics

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Pooley_Tupy Podcast

Gale Pooley Discusses The Simon Abundance Index on The Human Progress Podcast

Gale Pooley joined his colleague Marian Tupy to give an annual update on their Simon Abundance Index. Named after University of Maryland economist Julian Simon, the Simon Abundance Index measures the change in abundance of resources over a period of time. Read More ›
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How China’s Economy and Trade Policies with the U.S. Have Changed

Part two of Discovery Senior Fellow Scott Powell's three-part discussion with China expert Bill Perry. Powell and Perry discuss how the economy of China has changed and why it’s necessary for the U.S. to have trade policies that protect our intellectual property and demand fairness and reciprocity. Read More ›
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The Bill Walton Show: Silver Linings

As we wrap up one of the most chaotic years in modern memory, members of the BWS team gather virtually to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on our lives. What will the future hold when it comes to masks? The economy? Life in general? While 2020 is one most of us would like to forget, we manage to find several “silver linings” heading into 2021. Read More ›
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Homelessness

This short film will help you understand the homeless and poverty crisis from the inside-out — what drives it, what perpetuates it, and why nothing seems to help. Read More ›
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The Price of Panic

The last months have been unlike anything we’ve ever seen, with extreme measures taken around the world to slow the spread of COVID-19. The policy of lockdowns and mass quarantines were widely adopted — but each passing day begs the question, did we take the right approach? COVID-19 is no doubt a real disease that should be taken seriously. But, Read More ›

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Chloé Valdary with Chris Rufo on Critical Race Theory

Chris Rufo in conversation with Chloé Valdary, founder of Theory of Enchantment, a substantive alternative to critical race theory-based training programs. Together, they debate the arguments for and against critical race theory, discuss President Trump's executive order, and take questions from the audience. Read More ›
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Debunking Critical Race Theory With Chris Rufo

Chris Rufo Talks at length with Tim Poole about Critical Race Theory and the process that led to President Donald Trump's executive order banning Federal funding of programs that include "offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating". Read More ›