Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by Cato Institute – TOMORROW

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Sweden: Lessons for America? – Screening hosted by Cato Institute followed by Q/A with Johan Norberg Featuring Johan Norberg, Film host and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with introductory remarks by Rob Chatfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, Free to Choose Media; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute. 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? Sweden: Lessons for America? delves into aspects of …

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Swedish Taxes: Squeeze the Poor (VIDEO)

You Swedes are like Robin Hood, you take from the rich and give to the poor, especially good social services for the poor. Dead Wrong®. The way these services are funded hides a dirty little secret. Find out what it is from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.
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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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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Which Kind of Austerity? (VIDEO)

The financial crisis taught us that austerity is self-defeating. Slashing spending in a downturn just makes the economy weaker and weaker. Dead Wrong®. Join Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg to see how the free market wins again.

 

 

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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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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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