June 17, 2011
American Experiment's Peter Nelson debates the privatization of government services on MPR's Midday with Dane Smith, the President of Growth & Justice.
October 26, 2010
At a special Dinner Forum—sponsored by Minnesota's anti–collectivist fearless foursome—Brad Smith spoke about the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in Citizens United that struck down bans on political expenditures by both for–profit and non-profit corporations.
September 23, 2010
Paul Peterson discusses how technological innovation can do what almost two centuries of other school “reforms” have failed to accomplish: customize American education “so that each child is taught material at a level he or she can grasp.”
June 22, 2010
Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., talks about his new book, The Battle, in which he argues that the United States faces a new culture war, albeit not over red-hot and white-hot issues like abortion or guns, but rather, against “creeping changes which threaten our culture of free enterprise.”
March 3, 2010
American Experiment President Mitch Pearlstein moderates the discussion, which focuses exclusively on cutting budgets and reforming programs in smartest possible ways.
December 8, 2009
Steve Hayward discusses the concluding volume in his more-than-decade-long project on Ronald Reagan.
September 22, 2009
Jeff Benedict and Scott Bullock talk about the most important eminent domain and property rights case in a generation or more, Kelo v. City of New London.
July 21, 2009
Terry Moe and John Chubb talk about their new book, Liberating Learning, and how technology promises to make schools “significantly better over time” by replacing the “dead hand of monopoly with the dynamism of diversity and competition.”
March 12, 2009
Robert Levy talks about his book, The Dirty Dozen, which pointedly asks: “If America is truly the land of the free, should we have to ask the government permission to participate in an election? Or pursue an honest occupation? And should our government be empowered to take someone’s home only to turn the property over to others for their private use?”
January 21, 2009
Immense budget shortfalls make it more pivotal than ever to fundamentally rethink how Minnesota moves people and commerce. And with Washington moving full throttle in making transportation investments key to stimulus packages, hard questions also need to be asked whether such spending will address the demands of worldwide competition and dynamic travel patterns.