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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...

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.

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.

Eye Test Innovators
Eye Test Innovators

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONJohn Stossel got an eyeglass prescription over the internet. Should that be illegal?Download Teacher's GuideTo download this video or the Teacher's Guide that goes along with it, please login. If you don't have an account, register now for free!This...

Stop! You Need a License To Do that Job!
Stop! You Need a License To Do that Job!

VIDEO DESCRIPTION"Bottleneckers" use occupational licensing to screw competitors and innovation in the name of keeping us safe.Download Teacher's GuideTo download this video or the Teacher's Guide that goes along with it, please login. If you don't have an account,...

Che Guevara: Why So Popular?
Che Guevara: Why So Popular?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat do you know about Che Guevara? Do you own a Che t-shirt? Do you cringe when you see someone wearing one? This segment looks at Che, his deeds, and his reputation.Download Teacher's GuideDownload Video (.mp4 FILE)To download this video or the...

Pseudo-Consensus: Squashing the Global Warming Debate
Pseudo-Consensus: Squashing the Global Warming Debate

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHas the earth warmed? Have we caused it? Does it matter? Is there really a looming crisis or is this much ado about nothing? And what happens to people who disagree? This segment looks at the way the global warming debate is playing out.Download...

The Energy Debate: A Case for Fossil Fuels
The Energy Debate: A Case for Fossil Fuels

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat are fossil fuels? Why do so many people dislike them? Are they bad for us? Are they bad for the environment? What are the alternatives? This segment looks at the debate over fossil fuels.Download Teacher's GuideTo download this video or the...

Propaganda: Environmental Fear Mongering
Propaganda: Environmental Fear Mongering

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhy do some movies seem to go beyond entertainment and include scary messages for children? Can there be a rational environmental debate or does it need to be filled with propaganda and hype? This segment looks at the tactics some use to convince...

Finding Freedom: Escape from North Korea
Finding Freedom: Escape from North Korea

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat is freedom? How important is freedom to you? People use the word freedom differently, but when we look at North Korea, there is little disagreement that the citizens are not free. This segment looks at one person’s escape from North...

Threats to Free Speech: Silencing Political Opponents
Threats to Free Speech: Silencing Political Opponents

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat happens when government officials use their power to try to silence their enemies? Where does campaign finance reform begin and our free speech end? This segment looks at one attempt by political insiders to silence their opponents.Download...

Threats to Free Speech: Censorship on Campus
Threats to Free Speech: Censorship on Campus

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat is going on at colleges across America? These institutions of higher education were once bastions of free speech, where different views and ideas could be discussed openly. Now, many students want to silence those with whom they disagree by...

Capitalism: Why So Unpopular?
Capitalism: Why So Unpopular?

News reports, articles, and websites tell us of the waning belief in capitalism. What do you think about capitalism? Is capitalism evil? Or has it lifted billions of people out of poverty? This segment looks at capitalism.

Threats to Free Speech: Islamic Extremism
Threats to Free Speech: Islamic Extremism

Should people be stopped from offending each other? From criticizing each other’s views, religion, even race? Should the government protect us from offensive speech, or protect offensive speakers? Should people be afraid to speak openly if what they say offends others? This segment looks at the threats to free speech from Islamic extremists.

Think Your Privacy Is Threatened?
Think Your Privacy Is Threatened?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONChina is starting a "social credit system.” The state will monitor social media and web use to make it "hard for the discredited to take a single step." Will it come to America? Has it, already? Download Teacher's GuideDownload Video (.mp4 FILE)To...