Episode 4 – Milton Friedman Speaks – The Role of Government in a Free Society (Podcast)

If we are to define the role of government in a free society, we must first specify the needs a government is expected to provide. Defense from foreign enemies and protection of property, including the enforcement of private contracts, are clearly legitimate functions of government. But when we come to two other functions of government—providing a substitute for voluntary cooperation when it appears impossible to achieve, and providing for irresponsible individuals— the justification is much less clear-cut. In a free society people should be able to take risks but should not be able to force others to pay the consequences. …

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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Full Video Released

Sweden: Lessons for America? – full video has been released on YouTube, Roku, Amazon Prime and FreeToChoose.TV.   To learn more about this program or explore our interactive timelines, click here.  

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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by Young Americans for Liberty followed by Q/A with Johan Norberg

Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by Young Americans for Liberty 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? 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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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Livestreaming from Cato Institute Event

Sweden is a remarkably successful country. A poor peasant nation in the 1850s, it became one of the world’s richest countries a century later. It ranks among the world’s freest developed nations.   Should the United States be more like Sweden?   Tune in LIVE for this Cato Institute Screening Event followed by Q/A with Johan Norberg.   You can join the conversation on Twitter using #SwedenLessons4America.  

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

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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