Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Are Rare Earth Minerals Rare?

You can’t have free markets in strategic resources. As Paul Krugman warned us free trade made us dependent on China for rare earth minerals, necessary in almost all high-tech gizmos, so it was a disaster when China restricted exports in 2010. Dead wrong. How did this move actually backfire on Chinese industry? Find out with Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg as he explains.

 

 

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Dead Wrong™ with Johan Norberg – Food Miles (VIDEO)

Trade is dependent on long-distance transportation, and transportation results in carbon dioxide emissions. Ok, it might be difficult to build this Apple locally, but couldn’t we at least buy these apples locally, to save the planet? Dead wrong. The transportation of foods leaves less of a carbon footprint than you might think. Find out how, as Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains.

 

 

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Dead Wrong™ with Johan Norberg – Why Manufacturing Jobs Disappeared (VIDEO)

It’s stupid trade. It’s destroying our industries and our jobs. It’s killing us. So bring on the tariffs, to save the jobs. Dead wrong. Let’s talk about the effect of automation on jobs as opposed to globalization as Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains.

 

 

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Dead Wrong™ with Johan Norberg – The Gig Economy (VIDEO)

Once upon a time we had secure, unionized jobs and employers who cared about our job satisfaction. Now, more of us have to take whatever we can get in the Gig Economy, lonely, exploited, and exhausted, and Dead Wrong. Independent workers say they’re actually happier than in a traditional job. Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains.

 

 

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School Choice: Let the Song Play On

Last week we dipped our toes in the waters of school choice and school vouchers.  Now, let’s put our hesitations aside and dive right in, because just like Mr. Dylan said, “The times they are a changin.” If all goes as planned, our new secretary of education will be implementing school choice in every state in America, not just her home state of Michigan. And still it’s not the idea of implementing school choice or school vouchers that seem to keep a dark cloud looming over the American people but more the idea of this system not being properly executed. School …

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Chicago Residents – Trailblazers: The New Zealand Story Airing Near You!

Chicago Residents- Trailblazers: The New Zealand Story is airing in your city tonight and tomorrow on station WTTW!

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Dead Wrong™ with Johan Norberg – On the Road to Nowhere (VIDEO)

Everybody loves infrastructure spending. It’s big. It’s beautiful. It creates jobs and growth. It’s win-win. Its shovel ready. Let’s start building. Dead wrong. Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains why these feel good projects can lead taxpayers down a slippery slope.

 

 

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Dead Wrong™ with Johan Norberg – Green Tariffs? (VIDEO)

If some countries don’t tax their carbon dioxide emissions, their dirty production will outcompete our greener industries. So, we need climate tariffs on imports so that all the products pay for the pollution at the border. Dead wrong. Find out why that argument is just a bunch of hot air. Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains.

 

 

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Trailblazers: The New Zealand Story is airing in California

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Dead Wrong™ with Johan Norberg – How Not to Make a Sandwich (VIDEO)

Our ancestors produced everything they needed themselves. Whereas we consume things we don’t even understand how they’re created. Division of labor has resulted in an absurd alienated world. Wouldn’t self-sufficiency be more natural? Dead wrong. Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains that without free trade, you’d more than likely starve before you could even make a sandwich.

 

 

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