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Richard K. Vedder: Learning Some Lessons from World War II

Economics Professor Richard K. Vedder of Ohio University joins us to discuss "Stimulus by Spending Cuts: Lessons from 1946," an article he recently wrote with Professor Jason E. Taylor of Central Michigan University to explain why sharp cuts in government spending after World War II strengthened the economy and employment ... and why the lessons of 1946 need to be applied today.

Avik Roy: The Health Care Overhaul and the Deficit

So was everything President Barack Obama told us about deficit savings from his health care reform law a lie? Benjamin Domenech talks to Avik Roy, a health care analyst at Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co. and author of the Apothecary Blog at avikroy.org, about CBO chief Doug Elmendorf's controversial presentation and the White House's response.

A School Reform Model in Sweden? An interview with Lance Izumi of the Pacific Research Institute

School Reform News Managing Editor Ben Boychuk interviews Lance Izumi, director of education studies at the Pacific Research Institute, on the California public education finance lawsuit and how Sweden -- yes, Sweden -- may offer a model for school reform.

Robert Higgs: Government's Intrusions Threaten Economy

Bob Higgs says the government's growing intrusions into the economy -- bank bailouts, economic stimulus, interest rate manipulations and money printing by the Federal Reserve, increased business regulations -- could eventually lead to soaring price inflation and interest rates and another economic downturn.

Chris Horner: Global Warming and NASA

Christopher Horner, counsel for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses global warming and CEI's suit against NASA for hiding data and records regarding NASA's global warming activities.

Ben Boychuk and Bruno Behrend Discuss School Finance in California

School Reform News Managing Editor Ben Boychuk discusses a new California school finance lawsuit with Bruno Behrend, director of Heartland's Center for School Reform.
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