eternal vigilence


  • 2009: “Donation, not taxation: Making Medicaid and SCHIP compete fairly with medical charities,” entry for 2009 Pioneer Institute Better Government Competition. [pdf]
    Basic idea is summarized here: <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Questioning Your Compassionate Politics.
  • 2007. Free-market health care proposal, “Free-markets, Affordability, & Individual Rights,” to Colorado’s “Blue Ribbon” Commission on Healthcare Reform. Reached the “‘Short List’ of Proposals For In-Depth Assessment.” Available here.
  • 2006. Anticipation or Resilience? Managing the health, safety, and environmental risks of nanotechnology, presentation at Science and Technology In Society: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. [pdf of presentation] [policy analysis (pdf)]
  • first author on three peer-reviewed articles completed for Ph.D. in electrical engineering.

Comprehensive publications list (1993-present)

Quoted in the media (full list).

Interviews and media mentions:

  • Backbone Radio with John Andrews, 710 KNUS Denver, “Colorado free-market health policy expert Brian Schwartz“, June 17 2007.
  • Al Jazeera English, on panel about health care & the presidential election, moderated by John Rushing, August 28 2008.
  • “In response to my last column documenting how Denver journalists love and embed the conservative/libertarian Independence Institute, some people asked whom I’d quote instead of institute President Jon Caldara. … For an extreme free-market view, there’s Ari Armstrong ( and Brian T. S[ch]wartz (, among others.” — Rocky Mountain News columnist Jason Salzman, “On the Media,” October 2007.
  • Colorado Inside Out, host, Peter Boyles, Colorado Public Television, on panel about the youth vote, 2004.
  • Drawing the Line with Reggie Rivers, Colorado Public Television, on panel about the youth vote. 2004.


2001-’04. Event conception, coordination, and oversight as co-chair and webmaster of Campus Libertarians at University of Colorado. Wrote & presented funding proposals for public lectures by leading scholars and activists that drew hundreds of students. Planned logistics, designed, wrote, & distributed advertising through local print media.

newspaper ads & posters

Articles about event speakers: (click on name for report of event)