Episode 29 – Privatization Trends (Podcast)

When the Soviet Union collapsed, countries in the Eastern Bloc were faced with a huge challenge. They needed to take their socialist societies and convert them into capitalist ones. How did they change a country where most property was state-owned into something that was based on private property? Each country handled it differently and the results are not surprising. Despite these challenges in the early 90’s, Milton Friedman remained optimistic, “The hopeful thing about this is that the inefficiency of the former system is so great that the new system can make great progress even though they have very inefficient …

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Uber and Urbanity (VIDEO)

I’m sorry I’m late. I waited hours for a normal cab, since I don’t use Uber. Sure, it’s convenient, but I am a considerate person and I also think of the costs I impose on society. Dead Wrong®. Find out why convenience isn’t the only benefit of ride sharing apps with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Why Venezuela Collapsed (VIDEO)

Don’t blame socialism for Venezuela’s horrors. It’s just that the oil price collapsed, so obviously an oil dependent country couldn’t afford imports and all that spending. Dead Wrong®. Collapse is a strong word, as a matter of fact it’s not even the correct word. Find out why from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.
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Episode 27 – Morality of the Free Market (Podcast)

Critics of the free market system often point out that it is an unfair system due to it leaving some with wealth at the expense of oppressing others. What those critics often ignore is that exchanges in this economic structure are voluntary. Each side comes out of the interaction with their desired result. Since the seller is amassing wealth by helping others get the goods and services they need, isn’t that more moral than proposed socialist solutions? When it comes to the relationship between morals and economics, Dr. Walter Williams has this to say, “Unless you believe that there’s a …

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Beepocalypse Not (VIDEO)

Summer is coming, but the bees aren’t. They’re abandoning their hives, with disastrous consequences for pollination and food production. We’re heading for the beepocalypse. Dead Wrong®. Find out what all the buzz is about from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Sex on My Mind? (VIDEO)

We all know how men are. Just one thing on their minds. You’ve heard this before, men think about sex every seven seconds. Dead Wrong®. Join Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg to see how exaggerated that figure really is.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Return of the 91% Tax Rate (VIDEO)

Let’s tax the rich more. It won’t hurt the economy. In the 1950’s, the top US federal income tax rate was 91%. People did not stop working and the economy was booming. We can do it again. Dead Wrong®. No “Green New Deal” can make those numbers work. 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 – Tax Havens (VIDEO)

Massive leaks have revealed how the rich hide their money in tax havens. Therefore, they expose the greed and immorality at the heart of global capitalism. Dead Wrong®! In this short video clip, Free To Choose Media® Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Atlas Still Carries the World (VIDEO)

Sixty years ago, Ayn Rand published the novel Atlas Shrugged. It’s an unrealistic, outdated tale of entrepreneurs as heroes and politicians as villains. Dead Wrong®. Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains why this novel is more relevant now than ever.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Resource Scarcity or Abundance? (VIDEO)

The world population is at 7.7 billion people and counting. More people means more consumption, so resources are getting scarcer, and costlier, by the day. Dead Wrong®. That’s assuming that people don’t produce, and only consume. Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains.
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