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Idea Channel Discussions
Economics
Including ( Business, Economics, Globalization, International Relations )
Join the intellectual minds of Milton Friedman, Walter Williams, James Buchanan, Friedrich Von Hayek and more for a tour of the political, economic, and intellectual landscape of the day. Take a look into the past and discover that the issues facing us today are very similar to those discussed over 30 years ago. National debt, welfare, monetary policies, social organization, education, international policies and so much more are the grounds for debate, and see just how relevant these topics are in today’s world.
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Daniel Gressel, PhD, Economics (Univ. of Chicago), Milton Friedman, 1976 Nobel laureate in Economics, and Robert Hall PhD Economics (Stanford), discuss what money is and how has it evolved and changed...
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If the government has the power and responsibility to promote equality of income, then how do we define the concept of equality? Jefferson, in his Declaration of Independence, meant equality before...
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork and Nobel Prize winner Friedrich von Hayek engage in hour three of a lively discussion of the economic theories developed in von Hayek's book, "Law, Legislation...

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Arts & Humanities
Including ( Culture, History, Literature, Music )
Join some of the brightest minds of our time in discussing what makes humans unique. Learn about the history of major world events from the eyes of those who lived it, and gain insights into the rise and fall of governmental arrangements including the creation of the constitution and the ideas of great thinkers of the time. Explore different cultures at home and abroad, and delve into what artistic mediums mean for those creating these cultural trends and for those absorbing them.
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Thomas C. Kohler, Associate Professor of Law at Boston College Law School, Kenneth R. Craycraft Sr., Teaching Fellow-Theology at Boston College, and Harvey Mansfield, Professor of Government at...
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Slavery was necessary for ratification of the Constitution. Repulsive to modern thought, in 1787 that was the cost of including the southern states in the Union. Jennifer Roback's examination of the...
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Panel members Richard Neustadt, of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Robert S. McNamara, Secy. of Defense under J.F.K., George W. Ball, an Under Secy. of State for J.F.K.,...

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Science & Technology
Including ( Astronomy, Biology, Campus Life, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environment, Health & Medicine, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Biography, Cosmology, Education )
Where did we come from? What’s waiting for us in the universe? How did life come to be, and where is it heading? How does all of this relate to the progression of technology and science including the social and physical sciences? Take a journey with experts throughout the science and technology field on many different subjects to discuss all aspects of these diverse studies from computer science to psychology and sociology.
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Kelly Shultz discuss Shultz’s career and his thoughts on issues that have transpired since his time within the Reagan administration.
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Former U.S. Secretary of State, George P. Shultz, and Max Pam Professor Emeritus of American & Foreign Law at the University of Chicago, Kenneth W. Dam discuss Shultz’s career and his thoughts on...
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Alain Enthoven, PhD Economics, and Milton Friedman, PhD Economics, discuss what can be done to control health care costs? What is the origin of employer paid health benefits? Can market forces solve...

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