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  • December 4, 2014 — Dr. Powell on Minimum Wage Decreasing Employment Opportunities for Young PeopleThe Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell visits The Chad Hasty Show to discuss the minimum wage and its impact on youth unemployment.
  • December 4, 2014 — West Texas Today with Jim Douglass and Curtis Parrish — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell visits West Texas Today to discuss Scott Beaulier's visit to Texas Tech University, where he will deliver a presentation on the relationship between youth unemployment and government policy. (The interview begins around the 20 minute mark)
  • November 11, 2014 — The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell and Barbara Kolm visit The Chad Hasty Show to discuss Dr. Kolm's visit to Lubbock and the inaugural United States event for the Free Market Road Show hosted at Texas Tech University.
  • November 11, 2014 — West Texas Today with Jim Douglass and Curtis Parrish — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell and Barbara Kolm visit West Texas Today to discuss Dr. Kolm's visit to Lubbock and the inaugural United States event for the Free Market Road Show hosted at Texas Tech University.
  • October 15, 2014 — Dr. Powell on Judge Napolitano's Lubbock Visit, U.S. Economic Freedom The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell visits The Chad Hasty Show to discuss Judge Andrew Napolitano's visit to Texas Tech University and his recent op-ed addressing the prospect of democratic reforms in Hong Kong and economic freedom more broadly.
  • October 14, 2014 — West Texas Today with Jim Douglass and Curtis Parrish — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell and Judge Andrew Napolitano visit West Texas Today to discuss the Judge's visit to Texas Tech University.
  • September 18, 2014 — Matt Kibbe and Dr. Powell On The Chad Hasty Show Discuss Liberty and How To Get America Back On Track The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell and Matt Kibbe visit The Chad Hasty Show to discuss Matt's visit to Texas Tech University, his recently published book Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff and current economic and political issues in the United States.
  • September 18, 2014 — West Texas Today with Dave King and Jim Douglass — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell and Matt Kibbe visit West Texas Today to discuss Matt's visit to Texas Tech University and his new book Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff.
  • August 25, 2014 — Doctor Benjamin Powell of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech Discusses the Economic Aspects of the Proposed Smoking Ban in Lubbock The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell visits The Chad Hasty Show to discuss the proposed smoking ban in Lubbock and the calls for regulation of e-cigarettes.
  • July 11, 2014 — ASI guest lecturer debates the economic necessity of sweatshops on BBC World Service Business Daily — BBC World Service — Benjamin Powell appears on Business Daily to debate the economic role of sweatshops in developing countries.
  • July 8, 2014 — Edgington Post; Ben Powell 2014-07-08 Free Talk Live — Benjamin Powell discusses his recently published book Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy with Mark Edge.
  • May 11, 2014 — Sweatshops: Exploitation or Stepping Stone to Prosperity? — The Bob Zadek Show — KKSF Talk 910 AM San Francisco — Benjamin Powell visits The Bod Zadek Show to discuss the research from his most recent book Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy.
  • May 6, 2014 — Sweatshops The Dennis Prager Radio Show — Benjamin Powell discusses his research findings published in his new book Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy.
  • May 5, 2014 — TTU Free Market Institute to Host Immigration Debate The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Prof. Powell joined Chad Hasty to discuss the case for immigration reform, the topic of a FMI Public Speaker Series event.
  • May 5, 2014 — West Texas Today with Dave King and Jim Douglass — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM —
    Benjamin Powell visits West Texas Today to discuss the case for immigration reform.
  • April 24, 2014 — The Simi Sara Show — CKNW News/Talk AM 980 — Michael Eckford, guest host on the Simi Sara Show, interviews Benjamin Powell about the economics of sweatshops and the one year anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse.
  • March 27, 2014 — Stop Protesting Sweatshops The Tom Woods Show — Benjamin Powell visits The Tom Woods Show to discuss myths and facts about sweatshops.
  • March 26, 2014 — Texas Tech Free Market Institute's Ben Powell Discusses New Book: Out of Poverty The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell visits The Chad Hasty Show to discuss the research findings of his new book Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy.
  • March 13, 2014 — "Ep. 26: Benjamin Powell - What's So Bad About Sweatshops?" — Lions of Liberty Podcast — Marc Clair interviews Benjamin Powell about his research and recent book, Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy.
  • March 12, 2014 — The Reynolds Reveal Episode 45 — Guerilla Media Network — Benjamin Powell discusses the research findings from his recent book Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy.
  • February 18, 2014 — Texas Tech Free Market Institute Hosts Nobel Laureate Dr. Vernon Smith in Lecture Series Tonight The Chad HastyShow — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell and Vernon Smith visit The Chad Hasty Show Chad to discuss the economics of housing bubbles.
  • February 18, 2014 — West Texas Today with Dave King and Jim Douglass — FOX Talk 950 AM/100.7 FM — Benjamin Powell and Vernon Smith visit West Texas Today to discuss Prof. Smith's research and his visit to Texas Tech University.
  • February 15, 2014 — Dale Buckner's Financial Clinic — KGNC 710 AM — Benjamin Powell discusses the establishment of the Free Market Insitute, its programs and initiatives, his recent research and his forthcoming book.
  • January 29, 2014 — Dr. Benjamin Powell from Texas Tech Free Market Institute Shares Thoughts on Topics from State of the Union Address The Chad Hasty Show — KFYO News/Talk 790 AM — Benjamin Powell discusses some of the topics President Obama brought up in the State of the Union address.

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