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Yaron Brook: The Moral Case for Capitalism

BTN PODCAST - The Ayn Rand Center's Yaron Brook says to defend freedom in our personal and economic lives, we need to defend the morality behind acting in our own self-interest.

Dr. Jerry Ellig

HCN PODCAST - Dr. Jerry Ellig, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, discusses his in-depth study of government’s own analysis of Obamacare's interim final rules and regulations.

Sam Batkins: The High Costs of Federal Regulations

BTN PODCAST - Sam Batkins of American Action Forum has totaled up the costs of federal regulations, using the government's own estimates. He says the actual costs are probably worse than the government estimates indicate.

Emerging Issues Call Series: Health Insurance Exchanges

In the first of The Heartland Institute’s Emerging Issues Call Series, Legislative Specialist Kendall Antekeier and Research Fellow Benjamin Domenech discuss health insurance exchanges.

Ben Wildavsky: For-Profit Higher Education

SRN PODCAST - The current media and government scrutiny of for-profit higher education's weaknesses often ignores the potential for these institutions to innovate beyond their current startup stages, says Ben Wildavsky, a senior fellow for the Kauffman Foundation. He has recently released a report of in-depth interviews he held with those leading such firms, outlining their experiences in traditional and for-profit higher education and comparing the two. It depicts a sector testing out new ways to meet the needs of non-traditional and underserved students more nimbly and experimentally than their nonprofit counterparts.

Sam Brownback's Plan to Reform Medicaid

HCN PODCAST - On today's Health Care News podcast, Benjamin Domenech talks to Beverly Gossage, Director of HSA Benefits Consulting, about Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's efforts to reform Medicaid.
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