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Private Parks
Private Parks

When we think of parks, we probably think of public parks, government owned, managed, and maintained. But are all public parks managed and maintained by the government? It seems as though some aren’t maintained at all. This segment looks at the role entrepreneurs can play in public parks.

Inequality & Trade
Inequality & Trade

Do the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? Does trade with other countries hurt us? Should we produce everything on our own? This segment looks at income, jobs, and trade.

Elijah McCoy
Elijah McCoy

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWho was Elijah McCoy? What did he do? This video takes a look at the importance of perseverance and innovation, by highlighting Elijah McCoy, whose life and accomplishments can be fine examples for all our students. He is, it is said, the Real...

Fake News is Old News
Fake News is Old News

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe term “fake news” has been in the news a lot the past few years. What does it mean? Is it really fake or does it just present a side to a story that some people don’t agree with? Fake News is Old News presents a historical view of reporting that...

Everything
Everything

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat would you do to save your child’s life? Where do you draw the line? Would you break the law? What if the law wasn’t protecting anyone? Everything is a thought-provoking film that shows the dilemma faced by a mother who comes up against federal...

Economics Made the World Great
Economics Made the World Great

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIs life today bad? Or is it awesome? Why? What about life today is an improvement from the past? Economics Made the World Great shows changes that have taken place in the past three centuries and changes that are taking place today that have made the...

The Hockey Stick of Human Prosperity
The Hockey Stick of Human Prosperity

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONThe last 200-300 years has seen astonishing growth in prosperity. Don Boudreaux calls it “one of the greatest events of humankind.” But how did that happen? Was it simply a series of events that would have taken place no matter what, or was there...

Private Frontier: Space
Private Frontier: Space

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSpace, the final frontier. Are voyages to explore strange new worlds—to seek new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before—best left to government to fund with our tax dollars or should these efforts be conducted by the...

Permissionless Society
Permissionless Society

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat would life be like for us today if people didn’t innovate? How different would life be if innovators needed government’s permission to innovate? Would that permission be based on politics? Would it be based on what politicians think is best for...

Why Politicians Don’t Cut Spending
Why Politicians Don’t Cut Spending

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONProf. Ben Powell explains why politicians don't cut spending, as a general rule. Using public choice economics, or the economics of politics, he shows how the political system naturally leads to overspending.Download Teacher's GuideTo download this...

Death by Socialism
Death by Socialism

Socialism is often seen as just another economic system, perhaps a more fair system, where people are more equal. But is it really just another economic system? Is it really more fair? This segment looks at socialism and the consequences of socialism on a country and its people.

Venezuela vs. Chile
Venezuela vs. Chile

Does capitalism “suck”? Does socialism work better? Why do so many people support socialism? This segment looks at the effects of socialism in Venezuela and contrasts it to Chile, considered one of South America’s most prosperous countries.

Robots & Driverless Cars
Robots & Driverless Cars

Are robots and self-driving cars the way of the future? Will robots take people’s jobs? Will we really be able to relax as the car does the work? Is that safe? Will there be any jobs left to go to anyway? This segment looks at the development, use, and impact of robots and self-driving cars.

YouTube: Now We’re the Gatekeepers
YouTube: Now We’re the Gatekeepers

How are technological innovations changing the way we find talent? How does it affect the way people earn money? This segment looks at the way YouTube has changed the way performers are discovered and paid.