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  • emThe Structure of Productionem
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    The Structure of Production

    FreedomFest founder Mark Skousen talked about the annual libertarian conference and the updated edition of his book, The Structure of Production. He was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of…

    626 views
  • Authors Discuss Economic Growth
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    Panel Discussion on Economic Growth

    George Gilder, author of The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does, Steve Forbes, co-author of Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax…

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  • Discussion on the Life of Milton Friedman
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    Life of Milton Friedman

    Mark Skousen talked about the life of economist Milton Friedman and his contributions to the study of economics, especially his work to re-establish the American economy following World War II.…

    647 views
  • emA Viennese Waltz Down Wall Streetem
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    A Viennese Waltz Down Wall Street

    Mark Skousen, co-founder of FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the U.S., talked about the Fest, his life, and his book, A Viennese Waltz Down Wall Street. He was…

    218 views
  • emThe Making of Modern Economicsem
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    The Making of Modern Economics

    Mark Skousen, co-founder of FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the U.S., talked about the Fest, his life, and his book, The Making of Modern Economics. He was interviewed…

    897 views
  • Lessons from Ben Franklin
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    Lessons from Ben Franklin

    Economist and author Mark Skousen talked about the life of his ancestor Benjamin Franklin as a successful businessman and entrepreneur. Mr. Skousen has studied the founding father for years…

    541 views
  • emRush Why You Need and Love the Rat Raceem
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    Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

    Todd Buchholz, author of Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race, debated the merits of the rat race with Mark Skousen, founder and producer of FreedomFest. They also responded to questions from members of…

    506 views
  • US Economic Future
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    U.S. Economic Future

    Panelists talked about the origins of the American and French Revolutions, the fiscal problems that helped spark the revolutions, and possible lessons for contemporary economic policy. They…

    403 views
  • emFounding Rivalsem
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    Founding Rivals

    Chris DeRose discussed the creation of the Bill of Rights and the election that enabled it. His forthcoming book was Founding Rivals: Madison vs. Monroe, The Bill of Rights, and The…

    535 views
  • Business and Political Leadership
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    Business and Political Leadership

    Business executives spoke about leadership lessons learned from their business successes. They focused on leadership development throughout careers, management systems, leading by example,…

    85 views
  • emHow Capitalism Will Save Usem
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    How Capitalism Will Save Us

    From FreedomFest 2010 held at Bally’s in Las Vegas, Steve Forbes talked about his latest book, How Capitalism Will Save Us. This was an 8:25 a.m. PT program on Thursday, July 8, 2010, in the…

    217 views
  • emThe Completed Autobiography by Benjamin Franklinem
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    The Completed Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin

    As part of a celebration of the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth, Mark Skousen talked about his book The Completed Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin, published by Regnery. Benjamin Franklin’s original…

    390 views
  • emEconoPowerem
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    EconoPower

    Mark Skousen talked about his book EconoPower: How a New Generation of Economists Is Transforming the World. He said that economics is becoming one of the fastest growing areas of study in…

    185 views
  • emThe Big Three in Economicsem
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    The Big Three in Economics

    Mark Skousen talked about his book, The Big Three in Economics: Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes, published by M.E. Sharpe. He described the contributions of each to the field…

    556 views
  • The Success of Milton Friedman
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    The Success of Milton Friedman

    Mark Skousen spoke on the topic, “Why Did Milton Friedman Succeed While Other Free-Market Economists Failed?” He outlined Milton Friedman’s career and described the reasons he is one of the best-known economists…

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  • Bestsellers of 1776
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    Bestsellers of 1776

    From the FreedomFest convention hosted by Young America’s Foundation, author Mark Skousen discussed his upcoming book 1776 to be published in 2005. The book centers on three books released that year that the…

    68 views
  • Laissez Faire Books
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    Laissez Faire Books

    Mark Skousen, President of the Foundation for Economic Education, talked about his recommended reading list, which includes a number of backlist books that are available through the foundation…

    230 views
  • emTocqueville on American Characterem
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    Tocqueville on American Character

    Mr. Ledeen talked about his book Tocqueville on American Character, published by St. Martin’s Press. Based on Alexis de Tocqueville’s reflections in the two-volume Democracy in America, Mr. Ledeen’s…

    312 views
  • emThe Real Lincolnem
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    The Real Lincoln

    Mr. DiLorenzo talked about his book The Real Lincoln, published by Prima Publishing. The book takes a critical look at Lincoln and his policies. Professor DiLorenzo argues that Lincoln favored a large…

    554 views
  • emThe Making of Modern Economicsem
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    The Making of Modern Economics

    Mr. Skousen talked about five major influences on the currents of modern economics. These influences include the economists Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes and Milton Friedman, along…

    193 views
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