7. FFF Conference 2008

From Checks and Balances to Executive Despotism

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Bruce Fein 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Bruce Fein commands impressive experience and influence in the corridors of both national and international power. He graduated from Harvard Law School with honors in 1972. After a coveted federal judicial clerkship, ...

The Economics of War

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David henderson 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) David R. Henderson is an associate professor of economics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and a Research Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. From 1982 to 1984, ...

A Collapsing Empire — Opportunities for Restoring the Republic

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Karen Kwiatkowski 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Karen Kwiatkowski retired from the USAF in 2003 as a Lieutenant Colonel. She currently teaches college courses in American Government, and is currently employed as a high school biology and Earth Science ...

War Is Peace and Other Things the Government Wants You to Believe

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Sheldon Richman 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Sheldon Richman is editor of The Freeman, published by The Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington, New York, and serves as senior fellow at The Future of Freedom Foundation. He is the author ...

Empire, War, and the Greater Good

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anthonyvideo
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Anthony Gregory earned his Bachelors Degree in American History from UC Berkeley, giving the history commencement speech for his class in 2003. His undergraduate thesis was on media-government relations during the 1993 ...

Christianity and War

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Lawrence Vance 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Laurence M. Vance holds degrees in history, theology, accounting, and economics. In addition to regularly contributing articles and book reviews to both secular and religious periodicals, he has written and published seven books ...

The Rapid Decline of Transparency and Privacy in America

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Jonathan Turley 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Jonathan Turley is a professor of law at The George Washington University Law School where he holds the Shapiro Chair for Public Interest Law. He frequently appears in the national media as ...

The 2008 Candidates and Civil Liberties — A New Path or More of the Same?

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Glenn Greenwald 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Glenn Greenwald is a former constitutional lawyer and is currently a Contributing Writer at Salon, where he also writes the political and legal blog, Unclaimed Territory. Greenwald is the author of two New ...

Conscience Over Career: The Prosecution of the American Taliban

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Jesselyn Radack 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Jesselyn Radack is a former U.S. Department of Justice ethics adviser who came to prominence as a whistleblower after she objected to the government’s treatment of John Walker Lindh (the “American Taliban” ...

Imperial Crusades: The Corruption of U.S. Foreign Policy

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Alexander Cockburn 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Alexander Cockburn, The Nation’s “Beat the Devil” columnist and one of America’s best-known radical journalists, was born in Scotland and grew up in Ireland. He graduated from Oxford in 1963 with a ...

The Future of Libertarianism

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Justin Raimondo 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Justin Raimondo is the editorial director of Antiwar.com, and a Senior Fellow at the Randolph Bourne Institute, in Atherton, California. His popular online column, “Behind the Headlines,” deals with foreign policy from ...

Closing Guantanamo: How to Do It (and How Not to Do It)

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Joanne Mariner 2008
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia. Transcript (PDF) Joanne Mariner is the Terrorism and Counterterrorism Program Director at Human Rights Watch. She has worked on a wide variety of issues for the organization, documenting war crimes in Colombia, Kosovo and ...
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