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April 5, 2019

Two Ways to Make the Economy Grind to a Halt (Audio: Interview)

Merrill Matthews joins Vicki McKenna on WIBA to discuss two absurdities: a $40 per hour minimum wage and Sen. Ron Wyden’s proposed annual tax on unrealized capital gains.

 

March 18, 2019

Hot Topic: Eminent Domain (Audio: Interview)

There are valid private-sector uses of eminent domain, says Tom Giovanetti on 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis Show. In this interview, Tom clarifies some wayward and often problematic thinking regarding eminent domain, a difficult subject matter, but one that is guaranteed by the Constitution as long as two key conditions are met. 

March 15, 2019

It's Back: Socialism (Audio: Interview)

Self-proclaimed democratic socialists are increasingly driving the direction of the Democratic Party. IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews joins Don Kroah on WAVA – FM in Washington DC to discuss how the “rogue element” is undermining Speaker Pelosi and Democrat leadership, whether or not it will last, and how it may shape the 2020 presidential election.

January 29, 2019

Democrats Devolving into Unserious, Cartoonish Candidates (Audio: Interview)

Today’s field of Democrat presidential hopefuls espouse such radical fringe ideas, they’re basically “full blown democratic socialists,” says Dr. Merrill Matthews on Janet Mefferd Live. How has today’s Democratic party pitched so far to the left, and does it have any hope of staying relevant?

January 15, 2019

Potential China Trade Deal, Democrats’ Freebie Wish-List (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with Mike Siegel, IPI’s Merrill Matthews discusses the Chinese trade war, its impact on the U.S. economy, and what may finally be spurring President Trump to cut a deal and bring it to resolution.  And as Democrats voice their priorities in a new legislative session, Matthews addresses the raising the federal minimum wage, Medicare-for-all, and free college tuition.

 

January 4, 2019

Economic News in the New Year (Audio: Interview)

On Point of View with Kerby Anderson, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses recent economic news: the roiling stock market, big gains for employment and labor mobility, and how Apple stock value could be impacted by a trade deal with China.

December 14, 2018

Economic Trends Going Into 2019 (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with WBOB's Ed Dean, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the economic trends we are seeing going into the new year. 

November 2, 2018

The 2018 Election: Economic Changes Past, Present & Future (Audio: Interview)

On the eve of the historic 2018 midterm elections, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews cohosts Point of View discussing the core issues at stake and President Trump's impact on the economy after two years in office. 

October 31, 2018

Democrat Paradise, Economic Armageddon (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with WIBA/WISN host Vicki McKenna, IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the economic implications of Democrats’ dream to make ban private health insurance, raise the corporate tax rate, and institute a mandatory $15 minimum wage.

October 3, 2018

Strong Economy 'Direct Result' of Trump's Policies (Audio: Interview)

On Michigan's "The Steve Gruber Show," IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses 10 economic graphs paint an irrefutable picture of theimprovements made by the Trump administration’s market-oriented agenda.

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