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  • December 12, 2013 — Dr. Powell Discussed Purpose and Reception of the Texas Tech Free Market Institute The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell joins Chad Hasty to discuss economic freedom in the United States and the progress that the Free Market Institute has made during its first year.
  • November 1, 2013 — But...Somalia! The Tom Woods Show — Benjamin Powell joins Tom Woods to discuss comparative institutional analysis with particular application to the current situation and recent historical experience in Somalia.
  • October 9, 2013 — Public Occurrences, Episode 39: Immigration Public Occurrences — The Wildcat 91.9 FM — Jason Beets interviews Benjamin Powell prior to his public lecture at Kansas State University on the economics of immigration.
  • September 18, 2013 — The Roger Hedgecock Show — Radio America — Benjamin Powell joins Roger Hedgecock to discuss the release of the 2013 Economic Freedom of the World Annual Report , highlighting the trends that have contributed to the continuing decline of economic freedom in the United States.
  • September 18, 2013 — Dr. Walter E. Williams to Speak at the Texas Tech University Free Market Institute The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell joins Chad Hasty to discuss Walter Williams' upcoming visit and the importance of economic freedom.
  • September 17, 2013 — The Lynn Woolley Show — Benjamin Powell discusses the likely consequences of the implementation of Obamacare and the case for liberalization of immigration restrictions.
  • September 17, 2013 — West Texas Today with Dave King and Jim Douglass — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell and Walter Williams visit West Texas Today to discuss Dr. Williams' visit to Texas Tech University.
  • September 12, 2013 — The Rising Income Gap: Is It All That Bad? The Record — KUOW 94.9 FM Seattle — The Record features Benjamin Powell and Dean Baker (Center for Economic and Policy Research) for a  discussion of their perspectives on wealth inequality.
  • May 1, 2013 — Do Workers Have Anything to Celebrate on May Day? World Have Your Say — BBC World Service — Benjamin Powell participates in a discussion about labor rights and the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory.
  • April 9, 2013 — Price of Business — Business 1110 AM — KTEK Houston — Benjamin Powell visits Price of Business to discuss the establishment of the Free Market Institute and his recent op-ed on Tax Freedom Day.
  • April 5, 2013 — West Texas Today with Dave King and Jim Douglass — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell and Tom Woods visit West Texas Today to discuss Dr. Woods' public lecture hosted by the TTU Catholic Students Association, FMI, and the Leadership Institute.
  • March 26, 2013 — West Texas Today with Dave King and Jim Douglass — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell and Peter Leeson visit West Texas Today to discuss his research on the law and economics of early eighteenth century piracy.
  • March 22, 2013 — Pratt on Texas — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell visits Pratt on Texas to discuss the recent launch of the Free Market Institute and ongoing economic and public policy issues.
  • March 6, 2013 — FOX Talk in the Morning with Dave King and Jim Douglass — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell visits West Texas Today to discuss the launch of the Free Market Institute.
  • March 1, 2013 — Ben Powell on The Schilling Show WINA Radio The Schilling Show — WINA Radio — Benjamin Powell discusses the minimum wage with host Rob Schilling.

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