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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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If free trade is so good, why is protectionism so popular? Part of the answer lies in a simple political principle — interests that are concentrated (those of the producer) are more politically...
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Nobel laureates James Buchanan, Professor of Economics, George Mason University and Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics continue their discussion of von Hayek's controversial work, "Constitution of...
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It’s pointless to try to predict the availability of adequate sources of energy. What we need is an adjustable mechanism to enable us to adapt to whatever happens. We already have such a mechanism:...

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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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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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Noted economist Friedrich von Hayek, PhD Economics and author, Leo Rosten engage in hour three of a lively and occasionally controversial three-part interview of, in a wide-ranging discussion of von...
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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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Professors Sidney Hook and Tibor Machan explore the controversial life and ideology of Karl Marx, giving particular attention to Marx's ideas on work.
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David Attenborough answers questions from his many admirers. He explains his famous encounter with the gorillas, his life-long interest in nature, science, and protecting the environment, and how his...
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Dr. Charles Townes, 1964 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, Dr. Bernard Sadoulet, Prof. of Physics, Dir. of the Center for Particle Physics, UC Berkeley, and Dr. Mark Davis, Prof. of Physics and...

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