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Life is Getting Better
Life is Getting Better

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONJohn explains how we’re healthier, richer, and safer than ever before.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDFAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

Lessons from Africa
Lessons from Africa

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhy is Africa poor? Magatte Wade has some answers.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional ResourcesAVAILABLE RESOURCES...

Minimum Wage Hurts Beginners
Minimum Wage Hurts Beginners

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHow Seattle’s $15 minimum wage killed entry-level jobs.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF Online Quizzes AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

In Defense Of Capitalism
In Defense Of Capitalism

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONProgressives attack capitalism because it lets some become very rich while others stay poor. But Yaron Brook, chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute says the opposite is...

Basic Income: Pros and Cons
Basic Income: Pros and Cons

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONOren Cass explains the pros and cons of adopting a universal basic income in this episode of The Federalist Society’s POLICYbrief.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to...

Money, Money, Money
Money, Money, Money

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat makes money trustworthy?AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional ResourcesAVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF...

Inequality Myths
Inequality Myths

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONPoliticians and reporters often rail about “the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer.” John Stossel explains it’s not true.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE...

The Fundamentals of Economics
The Fundamentals of Economics

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONEconomics is the study of human behavior. Kevin Lieber (VSauce2) and his friends Fiona & Professor Fergberg outline some of the fundamentals.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE...

Enough Crony Capitalism
Enough Crony Capitalism

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONEstablished businesses, like Facebook, use government to limit competition.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional Resources[RM_Form...

Venezuela IS Socialism
Venezuela IS Socialism

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIn Florida, reporter Gloria Álvarez talked to Venezuelan immigrants, and most of them told her socialism doesn’t work. Stossel warns that if we don’t realize that socialism is...

Tax Myths
Tax Myths

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says, "people are going to have to start paying their fair share in taxes." John Stossel interviews Phil Magness, of the American Institute for Economic Research, who says that progressives miss an important fact.Download...

Super Bowl of Welfare
Super Bowl of Welfare

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSports stadiums get billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

Enemies of Capitalism: Capitalists
Enemies of Capitalism: Capitalists

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAmazon often tries to get favors from government.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDFAVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional...

How Big is the U.S. Debt?
How Big is the U.S. Debt?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONMany people have debt, and the U.S. government is no different. But people in debt frequently worry about paying it off and hope to live debt-free.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable...

Free-Market Social Security
Free-Market Social Security

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONToday is the 83rd anniversary of Social Security, and this year it went into the red. In the long run, it has a $32 trillion-dollar shortfall.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable...

The End of Tipping
The End of Tipping

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONCelebrities, union activists, and politicians demand that the government raise the minimum wage for restaurant workers.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick...

Economics of Trade Deficits
Economics of Trade Deficits

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONWhat are trade deficits? Should we be concerned about them? John takes a closer look with economist Don Boudreaux of George Mason University.AVAILABLE RESOURCESAVAILABLE...

Will Tariffs Hurt Americans?
Will Tariffs Hurt Americans?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHow will the Trump administration’s steel tariffs impact America?AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional Resources[RM_Form...

The Evil Rich?
The Evil Rich?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONBernie Sanders and others on the left want higher taxes on “millionaires and billionaires.” Would that be a good idea?AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick...

Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONHappy Thanksgiving! But before you eat that turkey, thank private property! Without it, Thanksgiving would be “Starvation Day.” Here’s why.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF...

Price Gouging
Price Gouging

VIDEO DESCRIPTION John Stossel discusses price gouging.AVAILABLE RESOURCES Printable PDF AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to Access These Additional Resources[RM_Form...

Inequality & Trade
Inequality & Trade

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONDo 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.Download Teacher's GuideDownload Video (.mp4 FILE)To download this video or...

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...

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

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONSocialism 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...

Venezuela vs. Chile
Venezuela vs. Chile

VIDEO DESCRIPTION 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.Download...