Frontier Recommended Video
Episode 13 with Michael Fairbanks - Free-Market Solutions to Poverty (~26min) – June 17, 2013
Michael Fairbanks is cofounder of the SEVEN Fund, a philanthropic organization run by entrepreneurs and dedicated to promoting entrepreneurial solutions to global poverty. He is also the founder and Chairman Emeritus of the OTF Group, the first venture-backed U.S. strategy-consulting firm to focus on developing nations. He is the coauthor of Plowing the Sea: Nurturing the Hidden Sources of Growth in the Developing World. Part 13 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 12 with Steven Horwitz - The Austrian School of Economics (~27min) – June 10, 2013
Steven Horwitz is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. He is the author of Microfoundations and Macroeconomics: An Austrian Perspective and writes a weekly column for The Freeman Online. He was awarded the Hayek Prize in 2010 for his work on the economics of the family, among other topics. Part 12 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 11 with Reuven Brenner - The Force of Finance (~27min) – June 3, 2013
Reuven Brenner holds the REPAP Chair in Economics at McGill University’s Faculty of Management. He has written numerous books, including The Force of Finance: Triumph of the Capital Markets (2002). Part 11 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 10 with Father Robert A. Sirico - Religion and Liberty (~27min) – May 27, 2013
Father Robert A. Sirico is president of the Acton Institute, which he co-founded in 1990. He lectures widely and writes on various religious, political, economic, and social matters. He is the author of Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy (2012). Part 10 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 9 with Lawrence W. Reed - Adam Smith and the birth of economics (~28min) – May 20, 2013
Lawrence W. Reed is the president of the Foundation for Economic Education. Prior to this, he served as president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy for its first two decades. He has written over 1,000 newspaper columns and articles, and is the author of five books, including most recently Striking the Root: Essays on Liberty (2008). Part 9 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 8 with Michael Walker - The Freedom Index (~27min) – May 13, 2013
Michael Walker is the former executive director of the Fraser Institute, a post he held from the organization’s inception in 1974 until September 2005. He has written or edited 45 books and is the co-founder, along with Milton and Rose Friedman, of the Economic Freedom of the World project. Part 8 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 7 with Richard A. Epstein - Dos and don'ts advices to the US President (~27min) – May 6, 2013
Whichever candidate wins the 2012 presidential election in the United States will be faced with numerous serious domestic challenges. In this instructive interview, eminent legal scholar Richard A. Epstein offers some advice on how to promote liberty and prosperity in the coming years.Part 7 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 6 with Richard A. Epstein - Liberty and the law (~26min) – April 29, 2013
Richard A. Epstein is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University. He is the author of many books, including Design for Liberty: Private Property, Public Administration, and the Rule of Law (2011). He also writes a legal column for the Hoover Institution entitled “The Libertarian.” Part 6 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org.
Episode 5 with Tom Palmer - International Battles for Liberty (~26min) – April 22, 2013
Tom Palmer is Executive Vice President for International Programs at the Atlas Foundation and a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute. In addition to his many travels, he is also the author of Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice (2009). Part 5 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org
Climate Campaigners Out to Kill All Large Energy Suppliers (Byline) (~6min) – April 21, 2013
Tom Harris Executive Director of the International Climate Science Coalition (http://www.climatescienceinternationa...) and advisor to the Frontier Centre for Public Policy (http://www.fcpp.org) is interviewed by Brian Lilley on Byline about the Government's mistakes in Keystone XL marketing and how all large energy providers should join together to fight the climate scare.
Britain's Iron Lady on CBC in 1983 (~16min) – April 18, 2013
Barbara Frum interviews Prime Minister Barbara Thatcher in 1983 on CBC TV's The Journal.
Shale Gas and America's Future: Updated: Part 1 (~15min) – April 17, 2013
UPDATED WITH NEW MATERIAL. PART 1 of 2: America's got gas...more than 100 year's worth say energy experts. But much of this natural gas is trapped in deeply buried shale rock formations, and can only be tapped with special drilling practices. That has led to an intense environmental debate over the risks and rewards of producing this home grown and clean burning fuel. But what is rhetoric? And what is reality? (~15 min.)
Shale Gas and America's Future: UPDATED Part 2 (~14min) – April 17, 2013
UPDATED WITH NEW MATERIAL: PART 2 of 2: America's got gas...more than 100 year's worth say energy experts. But much of this natural gas is trapped in deeply buried shale rock formations, and can only be tapped with special drilling practices. That has led to an intense environmental debate over the risks and rewards of producing this home grown and clean burning fuel. But what is rhetoric? And what is reality? (~14 min.)
Episode 4 with Milton Friedman - What's Needed to Achieve Prosperity (1994 interview) (~27min) – April 15, 2013
Milton Friedman (1912-2006) taught economics at the University of Chicago for over thirty years and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1976. His book Capitalism and Freedom presents a strong, principled case for individual liberty. Among his many achievements, he played an important role in eliminating the US military draft. Part 4 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute, www.iedm.org
Nigel Farage: MNC 2013 (~21min) – April 10, 2013
British Eurosceptic Nigel Farage at the 2013 Manning Networking Conference. (~22 min.)
Alberta government feeding the fire that threatens to destroy Canada's main source of wealth (~14min) – April 10, 2013
The Alberta government is actively supporting the climate scare, a potentially disastrous strategy that threatens their, and Canada's, most important source of wealth--fossil fuel resources. This ICSC video (http://www.climatescienceinternationa...) describes some of their communications errors and provides sample messages they could use instead, messages that are scientifically correct, yet sensitive to the needs of politicians to not be seen as extreme.
Freeman Dyson on Global Warming 1 of 2 Bogus Climate Models (~6min) – April 10, 2013
A prominent scientist who's followed the science of global warming from the beginning, Dyson explains why climate models have no scientific merit, why average global ground temperature is a great fiction, and what he believes the real dangers of increased CO2 in the atmosphere are. He suggests that the relatively simple solution of land use management could potentially give us the ability to control the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere at any level we'd like, and there's no need to stop burning coal and oil.
To Mars By A-Bomb - The Secret History of Project Orion - BBC - Nuclear Propulsion (~58min) – April 10, 2013
Nuclear propulsion offers speeds of 10% the speed of light and can make our solar system explorable as well as enhancing the unmanned satellite missions and furthering our knowledge. It is now clear to everyone that the USA only engaged in space exploration out of a despicable egocentric power struggle with the Soviet Union that only exists in the minds of the elites on all sides but not to every normal person on the earth. This video at the very least shows a propulsion system that does not encapsulate the explosion like unreliable chemical rockets.
Alison Redford Interview (~2min) – April 10, 2013
For the fourth time in 18 months, Alberta Premier Alison Redford is in Washington trying to sell the Keystone XL plan. Peter Mansbridge spoke with her tonight.
John Blundell - Lessons from Margaret Thatcher (~27min) – April 8, 2013
John Blundell speaks about his experience with Margaret Thatcher at "An Evening at Foundation for Economic Education" on May 21st, 2011.