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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 InstituteThe 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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