Cato Institute economist speaking tonight at Hyatt

Tom Palmer, author of “The Morality of Capitalism,” will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency downtown.

A reception begins at 5:30, followed by Palmer’s speech an hour later.

Palmer travels the world speaking on political science, public choice, civil society and the moral, historical and legal foundations of individual rights. His appearance tonight is sponsored by the Kansas Policy Institute.

Palmer is vice president for international programs at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, general director of the Atlas Global Initiative for Free Trade, Peace and Prosperity, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and director of Cato University.

For more information or reservations, call 316-634-0218 or e-mail