Last year the federal government spent $413 billion on interest payments on the national debt. What will that look like down the road?
How America became one of the great beer countries of the world after the government lifted a ban on microbreweries in the late 1970s.
Milton Friedman talks about redistribution of wealth and inheritance taxes.
This entry for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “I am Free Enterprise Contest” shows how self-interested entrepreneurs make life easier for consumers — in this case, in the form of a delicious sandwich.
June Arrunga and Johann Norberg join John Stossel to discuss whether free trade harms or helps poor people in Third World nations.
Ronald Reagan’s 1964 televised campaign address for the Barry Goldwater presidential campaign.
Does Starbucks hurt small, independent coffeeshops? Quite the opposite. Healthy market competition has made independent coffeeshops step up their game and, in many cases, outperform the mega-chain.
In this silly “rap battle” between two heavyweights of 20th century economic thought, John Maynard Keynes and F.A. Hayek lay down their opposing theories on the boom/bust cycle.
A short economic history of Sweden, which was one of the richest countries in the world until it stagnated as a European-style welfare state. A resurgence in free market policies have turned things around again for Sweden.
Milton Friedman argues that it’s impossible for the government to provide goods and services at no one’s expense.