Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – How Sweden Got Rich – and Almost Poor (VIDEO)

Sweden, what a great nation! Where no one is poor and everybody’s healthy. We’ve squared the circle. We prove that big government can result in great prosperity. Dead Wrong®. It’s been a popular talking point lately, but see what increased government intervention really did to Sweden’s economy from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Sweden: Socialism or Free Markets? (VIDEO)

Sweden? A bunch of socialists. It’s like Cuba, without the sun. We hate it, or love it if we’re leftists. But both the Left and the Right abroad are Dead Wrong® about Sweden. Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg sets the record straight on the Nordic “socialist paradise”.

 

 

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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by The University of Texas at Dallas

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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by The University of Texas at Dallas   It’s been suggested that Americans would be better off if the United States was more like Sweden. Do the Swedes know something that we don’t? Sweden: Lessons for America? A Personal Exploration by Johan Norberg delves into the economic and social landscape of the Swedish scholar’s homeland. Join him to see that the lessons to be learned from Sweden may not be the ones you expect.   The one-hour documentary follows Norberg on a journey through the history of Sweden’s economic rise, from one of …

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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by American Swedish Institute followed by Q/A with Johan Norberg

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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by American Swedish Institute followed by Q/A with Johan Norberg It’s been suggested that Americans would be better off if the United States was more like Sweden. Do the Swedes know something that we don’t? The documentary Sweden: Lessons for America? A Personal Exploration by Johan Norberg delves into the economic and social landscape of the Swedish scholar’s homeland. Join him to see that the lessons to be learned from Sweden may not be the ones you expect. The one-hour documentary follows Norberg on a journey through the history of Sweden’s economic rise, …

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Does Tech Contribute to GDP? (VIDEO)

The information sector is growing relentlessly, especially its profits. But, its share of U.S. GDP has actually declined over the past 10 years. You’d be forgiven for thinking that this sector doesn’t contribute anything to wealth or productivity. You would be Dead Wrong®. Find out why cost and value are two completely different things from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Which Bag is the Best? (VIDEO)

Plastic bags kill the planet. We should tax them, ban them, just avoid them, and start using paper bags or, even better, cotton bags instead. Dead Wrong®. Find out why the argument over paper or plastic is not necessarily “in the bag” with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Rent Control in the City (VIDEO)

I want to live in the city. You want to live in the city, but there are too few apartments. We need rent control to make it affordable for everyone, not just the richest. Nope, that’s Dead Wrong®. The facts to support rent control are scarce, just like apartments in controlled areas. Find out why from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Causes of Poverty Reduction (VIDEO)

Free marketers love to point out that world poverty is declining faster than ever. However, that is not because of free markets, it’s because of government redistribution. Nope! That’s Dead Wrong®. Find out how accurate data can lead to false conclusions from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Free To Choose: The Original 1980 TV Series – Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Video!

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Milton Friedman’s groundbreaking Free To Choose series brought his ideas of individual and economic freedom to millions in 1980. Now, in honor of what would have been his 106th birthday, we are bringing those principles to even more by making it available on Amazon Prime. His most well-known legacy is now easily accessible, and streaming on one of the world’s largest video platforms.

ifatAbout Free To Choose: The Original 1980 TV Series:
Free To Choose® is the ground-breaking PBS television series featuring Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist. These programs, filmed on location around the world, have helped millions of people understand the close relationship between the ideas of human freedom and economic freedom. The interaction between those ideas has created in the U.S. the richest and freest society the world has ever known. Milton Friedman sees this success threatened by the tendency in the last few decades to assume that government intervention is the answer to all problems. In these programs, which first aired on January 11, 1980, Dr. Friedman focuses on basic principles. How do markets work? Why has socialism failed? Can government help economic development? The 1980 version consists of 10 one-hour programs.

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