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Emily Skarbek: The Government Cost Calculator

Economist Emily Skarbek of the Independent Institute discusses the institute's Government Cost Calculator, a new service that enables any American to determine how much the person can expect to pay for various federal programs now and in the future, compare those tax payments to the earnings that would have been possible if the person had invested the money on his own, and see the growing financial burden caused by the government's rising debt.

Interview with Scott Cleland, Chairman, Netcompetition.org

In this week's podcast, Scott Cleland, chairman, Netcompetition.org, speaks with Bruce Edward Walker, managing editor of InfoTech & Telecom News, regarding the Level-3 peering dispute with Comcast.

Interview with Dan Sutter

Economist and University of Texas professor Dan Sutter is on this week's FIRE podcast, to talk with host Arin Greenwood about his new book The Economic and Societal Impact of Tornadoes, which comes out in November.

Saving Schools

School Reform News Managing Editor Ben Boychuk discusses "Saving Schools: From Horace Mann to Virtual Learning" with author Paul Peterson. First of two parts.

Interview with Alan Smith

Alan Smith, a senior fellow with the Heartland Institute, is on this week's FIRE podcast to talk with host Arin Greenwood about his recently published paper on regulatory issues affecting recycled auto parts.

Follow the Money

Lynndee Kemmet of the American Institute for Economic Research has written an excellent guide to help citizens understand local government spending and taxation - and how to make local officials more accountable for their spending and taxes. She joins us to discuss"
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