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February 25, 2021

IPI Policy Basics: Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage Is Unnecessary and Harmful (Audio: Podcast)

Here’s everything you need to understand about the federal minimum wage, why it’s unnecessary, why it’s harmful, and how it will harm the very segment of the labor force it is supposedly designed to help. With valuable contributions by IPI Resident Scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews.

February 25, 2021

President Biden Wants to Expand Medicare Because Obamacare has FAILED (Audio: Podcast)

IPI Resident Scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews explains that, if the reality of Obamacare was everything we were told it would be, there would be no need for President Biden to advocate expanding Medicare eligibility. And how Biden’s plan will hasten the bankruptcy of Medicare and the impending entitlements crisis. With occasional cackling and contributions by IPI President Tom Giovanetti.

February 5, 2021

IPI Policy Basics: Our Rights Are Not Absolute (Audio: Podcast)

All of our rights are important and worth defending, but none of our rights are absolute. And assuming a right is an absolute right leads to bad policy thinking, as explained by IPI President Tom Giovanetti.

February 5, 2021

Mark Davis! (Audio: Podcast)

Turning the tables for once, IPI President Tom Giovanetti and Director of Development & Events Addie Crimmins interview our friend Mark Davis, host of the Mark Davis Show and one of the most successful talk radio hosts in the country. We discuss the current state of the conservative movement, the Republican Party, and who might be the best choice of nominee for 2024.

January 28, 2021

IPI Policy Basics: What is Net Neutrality, and Why Doesn't It Matter? (Audio: Podcast)

IPI President Tom Giovanetti, joined by Resident Scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews, explains that while the meaning of “net neutrality” has morphed several times over the last decade, it has always been driven by a distrust of privately owned networks, a bias against private ownership of infrastructure, and trust that government regulation makes things better.

January 28, 2021

President Biden's Worst Actions So Far (Audio: Podcast)

IPI Resident Scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews explains some of President Joe Biden’s worst executive orders so far, which is saying something, since he has only been in office for two weeks. Joined by IPI President Tom Giovanetti.

January 21, 2021

IPI Policy Basics: The Government and the Country Are Not the Same Things (Audio: Podcast)

IPI President Tom Giovanetti explains that government is itself a special interest, and it more often looks after its own interests than those of the country. Too often, policy and political discussions talk about the federal government as if it is a proxy for the country. But more often than not, what’s best for the federal government is not what’s best for the country, and vice versa. In this podcast Tom is ably assisted by IPI Director of Development & Events, Addie Crimmins.

January 21, 2021

Thoughts on the Inauguration (Audio: Podcast)

IPI Director of Development & Events Addie Crimmins shares her thoughts on the inauguration and its significance and aftermath, in conversation with IPI President Tom Giovanetti. 

January 19, 2021

Retaining Some Policies Could Keep America Great

In an interview with WAVA's Don Kroah in Washington DC, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses some of the Trump administration's policies that Biden should maintain.

January 14, 2021

IPI Policy Basics: Consumer Welfare Should Always Come First (Audio: Podcast)

IPI President Tom Giovanetti, with the help of Dr. Merrill Matthews, explains why policy should put what’s best for consumers ahead of what’s best for producers and competitors in the areas of trade and antitrust, and also ahead of what’s best for politicians.

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