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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...

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...

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.

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.

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.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available...

Departments Grow and Cherries Rot
Departments Grow and Cherries Rot

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONEven when President Trump tries to cut government, it grows!AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to Login or Register to...

Save the Rhinos!
Save the Rhinos!

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONAn entrepreneur has a plan to save the rhinos from poachers, but environmental groups hate his idea.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE...

Does Free Trade Create Prosperity?
Does Free Trade Create Prosperity?

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONTrump plans to impose 20% tariff on soft lumber from Canada. Bad idea! Here's why.AVAILABLE RESOURCESWeb-based Online Quizzesare also available here.AVAILABLE RESOURCESClick to...

Socialism in Venezuela
Socialism in Venezuela

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...

A debate about Trump’s economic promises
A debate about Trump’s economic promises

Democratic political strategist Jessica Tarlov, Turning Point USA Founder and Executive Director Charlie Kirk and CATO Institute Executive Vice President David Boaz discuss how Donald Trump plans to help the economy and build a wall.

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...

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.

Economic lessons of 2015
Economic lessons of 2015

Katherine Mangu Ward of Reason Magazine, Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute, and Fox contributor Deneen Borelli discuss the biggest economic lessons learned in 2015.

Foreigners Are Our Friends
Foreigners Are Our Friends

VIDEO DESCRIPTIONIn this Economics Made Easy video from our friends at Learn Liberty, Professor Bryan Caplan talks about "anti-foreign bias," and points out that most economists don't share these concerns. Professional economists think trade and immigration benefit...