Video Library

A Time for Choosing

A Time for Choosing

Ronald Reagan's 1964 televised campaign address for the Barry Goldwater presidential campaign.

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Andrew Puzder on Job Creation

Andrew Puzder on Job Creation

Andrew Puzder, CEO of CKE Group, talks about his new book on how jobs are created and why the government isn't good at it.

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Beer: An American Revolution – How Microbreweries Promote Choice

Beer: An American Revolution – How Microbreweries Promote Choice

How America became one of the great beer countries of the world after the government lifted a ban on microbreweries in the late 1970s.

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Brother, Can You Spare a Trillion? Government Gone Wild!

Brother, Can You Spare a Trillion? Government Gone Wild!

Last year the federal government spent $413 billion on interest payments on the national debt. What will that look like down the road?

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Does Free Trade Exploit the Poor?

Does Free Trade Exploit the Poor?

June Arrunga and Johann Norberg join John Stossel to discuss whether free trade harms or helps poor people in Third World nations.

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Economics 101: Learning from Sweden’s Free Market Renaissance

Economics 101: Learning from Sweden’s Free Market Renaissance

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.

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FEA Video: You May Already Be A Loser

FEA Video: You May Already Be A Loser

That giant check isn't your windfall - it's what you owe the government. Should politicians be writing checks you can't cash?

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Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Battle, Part II

Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Battle, Part II

In "Fight of the Century", Keynes and Hayek weigh in on these central questions: Do we need more government spending or less? What's the evidence that government spending promotes prosperity in troubled times?

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Jack Daniels Explains the Deficit

Jack Daniels Explains the Deficit

The federal budget deficit is explained using shots of Jack Daniels.

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Let’s Hear What Job Creators Have To Say

Let’s Hear What Job Creators Have To Say

This video courtesy of Bankrupting America

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Milton Friedman on Greed

Milton Friedman on Greed

Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman discusses capitalism and greed with Phil Donahue.

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Obama Budget Cuts Visualization

Obama Budget Cuts Visualization

Federal spending visualized as $100 in pennies.

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Redistribution of Wealth

Redistribution of Wealth

Milton Friedman talks about redistribution of wealth and inheritance taxes.

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Starbucks vs. the Little Guy

Starbucks vs. the Little Guy

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.

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TEDxGreenville – Eric Daniels

TEDxGreenville – Eric Daniels

Dr. Eric Daniels of Clemson University's Institute for the Study of Capitalism gives a short speech on the moral case for the free market.

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“Fear The Boom” – The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

“Fear The Boom” – The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

A breakdown of the boom and bust cycle according to the Austrian school of economics.

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The Free Lunch Myth

The Free Lunch Myth

Milton Friedman argues that it's impossible for the government to provide goods and services at no one's expense.

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The Morality of Profit

The Morality of Profit

The Atlas Network has put together a great video explaining how profit helps society rather than taking from it.

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The Pencil

The Pencil

Do you know how many workers is takes to make something as simple as a pencil? A few dozen, a couple hundred — or more than a thousand? In just a few minutes, Milton Friedman explains the power of the economic market using just a pencil.

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Throw-pillow Fight: Is Your Interior Designer Really Putting Your Life at Risk?

Throw-pillow Fight: Is Your Interior Designer Really Putting Your Life at Risk?

Did you know some states require you to have a license to practice interior design?


                        
Tyler Cowen: The Free Market and Morality

Tyler Cowen: The Free Market and Morality

The George Mason economist answers the Big Question, "Does the free market corrode moral character?"

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U.S. Isn’t Letting the Free Market Work

U.S. Isn’t Letting the Free Market Work

Timothy P. Carney explains how the United States is propping up failing companies and not letting the free market work.

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A Delicious Free Enterprise Contest Entry

A Delicious Free Enterprise Contest Entry

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.

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“Fear the Boom and Bust” a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Battle

“Fear the Boom and Bust” a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Battle

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.

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“The Bust” – The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

“The Bust” – The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

Economist and Hayek scholar Lawrence H. White offers his view on a Hayekian response to the bust phase of the Boom and Bust cycle and responds to the charge that F. A. Hayek was a "liquidationist".

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‪”The Cluster of Errors” – The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust

‪”The Cluster of Errors” – The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust

In this EconStories mini-documentary, part III in our first series on the Mises/Hayek theory of boom and bust, Lawrence H. White addresses the expectations and the cluster of entrepreneurial errors that reveal themselves during a bust.

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