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Jake Haulk: Rendell's Wrong About Saving Teachers' Jobs

Allegheny Institute President Jake Haulk joins us to discuss efforts by politicians to shield teachers and other state and local government workers regardless of the economy or other factors that indicate a need for layoffs or adjustments in pay and benefits.

Scott Armstrong: Forecasting Problems for Global Warming Alarmists

Forecasting expert Scott Armstrong, Ph.D., professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, discusses problems in forecasting methods used by global warming alarmists.

Interview with UVA Law School Prof. Jeffrey O'Connell

On this week's FIRE Podcast host Arin Greenwood speaks with UVA Law School Professor Jeffrey O'Connell about what's worked and what needs fixing in no-fault auto insurance.

Interview with Edward J. Lopez, associate professor of law and economics at San Jose State University

In this week's podcast, Edward J. Lopez, associate professor of law and economics at San Jose State University, speaks with Bruce Edward Walker, managing editor of InfoTech & Telecom News, regarding Lopez's editorial, "Is the Decline of Newspapers a Market Failure?" published in the Foundation for Economic Education publication, Freeman.

Interview with George Mason Law Prof. Todd Zywicki

This week's FIRE podcast features Professor Todd Zywicki, who teaches law at George Mason University Law School, talking with Arin Greenwood about two problematic aspects of the financial reform bill that passed out of conference committee in the wee hours of this morning.

Kristina Rasmussen: Can Illinois' Fiscal Crisis Be Fixed?

Kristina Rasmussen of the Illinois Policy Institute has had a ring-side seat to watch Illinois state government's fiscal situation go from bad to worse. In fact, by many measures, Illinois is arguably in the worst fiscal shape of any state. She joins us to discuss the Illinois fiscal situation and suggest ideas that could turn the state around.
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