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Wendell Cox: Smaller Government = Less Expensive Government

BTN PODCAST - Across the country there are efforts to consolidate small units of government to benefit taxpayers. Urban planning expert Wendell Cox says these efforts are usually misguided because the expected savings almost never occur. In fact, says Cox, government "turns the whole idea of economies of scale on its head."

Benjamin Domenech: Governor Perry's stem cell treatment

HCN PODCAST - Benjamin Domenech discusses Governor Perry's stem cell treatment on One News Now.

Donn Dears: Alternative Power Shortfalls

ECN PODCAST - Energy expert Donn Dears explains shortcomings of alternative power, including windpower and alternate vehicles.

Michael McKay: Economic Fragility

BTN PODCAST - As host of RadioFreeMarket.com and author of Secrets About Money that Put You at Risk, Michael McKay has closely watched the Federal Reserve's monetary machinations. He discusses the recent news that the Fed secretly doled out more than $1 trillion to Wall Street and foreign banks and what it means as an indicator of economic fragility.

Anne Neal: Ending the College Free-for-All

SRN PODCAST - The cost of attending college has increased 440 percent in the past 25 years, says Anne Neal, president of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, largely because colleges and universities have abandoned their mission to educate students. Neal discusses with School Reform News Managing Editor Joy Pullmann why this has happened, what trustees and students can do, and why the economic crisis might help bring college education back in line.

Richard Komer: Vouchers and Legal Challenges

SRN PODCAST - Richard Komer, an attorney at the Institute for Justice, joins the SRN podcast to discuss two completely different outcomes on preliminary injunctions requested against voucher programs in Colorado and Indiana. He also explains the history behind church and state clashes in public education.
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