A major source of objection to a free economy is it gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. – Milton Freidman, Capitalism & Freedom, p.15
Host and scholar Johan Norberg in Morocco during the recent filming for our upcoming program on energy, Power to the People.
Nobel prize-winning economist, scholar, author, and professor Gary S. Becker passed away on May 3, 2014 at the age of 83. He and his unique way of looking at economics will be missed. To hear Gary's thoughts on a range of topics, you can access discussions with him at www.Freetochoose.tv .
Unlikely Heroes of the Arab Spring is a one-hour documentary examining recent events in the Middle East through the prism of economics and property rights, a perspective not often considered in traditional media outlets. Beginning with a dramatic act by a young street vendor in Tunisia, we watch as governments are toppled and a spontaneous order of informal markets holds the region together in a tenuous stability. City / Market Station Channel ID Day Date Time / Time Zone New York WNET 13 SAT 5/03/2014 2:00 PM ET Spread the word to your friends and colleagues, and visit our website …