What We’re Watching – October 18


Tim Anaya – Mark Zuckerberg on the Power of Expression

Caught between a rock and a hard place amidst strict criticism over political censorship and calls for the government to break it up, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the case this week at Georgetown that the enormity of the Internet and social media giants like Facebook was actually liberating, putting into people’s hands the power to communicate with millions.

Ben Smithwick – How the Other Half Learns

Reason’s Nick Gillespie interviews author Robert Pondiscio, who spent a year inside Success Academy, New York City’s largest and highest performing charter school network. Pondiscio is the author of the new book, “How The Other Half Learns: Equality, Excellence, and the Battle Over School Choice.”

Evan Harris – Competition Isn’t Dead Yet

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii wrote an insightful piece called Competition Brings Hawaii Airfares Down To Earth, focusing on how more airline competition to Hawaii has decreased prices. Below, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly explains the “Southwest effect” from earlier this year.

We will have the ‘Southwest Effect’ for Hawaii flights, says Southwest CEO from CNBC.

Kerry Jackson – It’s always time for Milton Friedman

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