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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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This discussion features Dr. Karen Vaughn, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Dr. Walter Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University. ...
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Armen Alchian, Professor of Economics, UCLA continues to engage Nobel Prize-winning economist Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics in reminiscences that provide a uniquely personal and entertaining...
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This discussion features Dr. James Buchanan, 1986 Nobel Economist, and Dr. David Fand, Visiting Research Associate at The Center for Study of Public Choice at George Mason University. The Federal...

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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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The Hoover Institute's Joe McNamara, Edward Jajko, and Gloria Valentine discuss their favorite mystery authors, novels, and writing styles. McNamara shares his experiences as a former police chief and...

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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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Richard A. Kunin, Past President of the Orthomolecular Medical Society, and Gladys Block, Professor of Public Health Nutrition & Epidemiology at UC Berkeley, join Linus Pauling, 1954 Nobel Laureate in...
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Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz and Stanford Professor Emeritus Henry Rowen discuss foreign policy and national security, particularly the organizational question of the proper roles of the...
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Noted economist Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics and author, Leo Rosten engage in hour one of a lively and occasionally controversial three-part interview of, in a wide-ranging discussion of von...

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