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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School Choice: That Same Old Song and Dance

What is it about Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ proposed school voucher system that has so many American citizens up in a frenzy? After all, school choice and school vouchers are not a new idea, sprung from the mind of one Miss DeVos. There is a multitude of evidence that shows that school vouchers and school choice works for many countries, like Belgium, France, Spain, Chile, Germany, and New Zealand. So one has to ask, is it the idea of using school vouchers to create equality in choice for parents, when it comes to their children’s education, or is it Betsy …

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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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Dead Wrong™ with Johan Norberg – An Unequal World? (VIDEO)

We live in an era of unique inequality. In countries and between countries we are being torn apart by globalization and free markets. No, no, no. That’s Dead Wrong. Global inequality is actually down for the first time since the 18th century. Here’s Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg on how.

 

 

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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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