Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Protectionism: Europe vs. America (VIDEO)

Donald Trump used to say that he wanted high tariffs on EU to stop cheap goods. Now he says he does it to punish Europe for high tariffs. “We charge them ZERO, and they charge us 25, 50 or even 100 percent!” But that’s Dead Wrong®, Donald. So how do we protect ourselves from…protectionism? Start the discussion with someone after watching this, with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Did Tariffs Industrialize the U.S.? (VIDEO)

You silly free traders. You think protectionism is alien and strange. But it used to be the American way. U.S. industries once grew powerful because they were protected by high tariffs. Dead Wrong®. Find out what these tariffs did actually protect from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Trade War: What is it Good For? (VIDEO)

“Trade wars are good and easy to win. When we are down $100 billion with a certain country, we just don’t trade anymore – we win big. It’s easy!” Oh boy that’s Dead Wrong®. Join Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg to find out why a trade war is good for… absolutely nothin’.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Blocking the Sun (VIDEO)

President Trump has imposed a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels to make America great again. At last, light at the end of the tunnel for the US solar industry. Dead Wrong®. This kind of protectionism will only leave more American workers in the dark. Find out how with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – How Much Does GDP Capture? (VIDEO)

GDP per capita shows that we have entered a period of stagnation. Our lives just don’t improve like they used to. Dead Wrong®. Find out why judging wealth creation solely by GDP is a fool’s errand with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg- Made in China (VIDEO)

It seems like everything we buy is made in China these days. We import cheap goods, but we export good jobs. We should just produce everything we need locally and keep the factories and jobs at home. 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 – Subsidizing Our Importers (VIDEO)

You know I like trade as much as the other guy, but especially I like exports, and to make exports great again, we need export subsidies. Dead Wrong®. Government interference actually distorts trade patterns away from your best interest. Find out how with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Did China Take Our Jobs? (VIDEO)

The Chinese took our jobs. An oft quoted study claims that imports from China cost the US economy 2.4 million jobs in 12 years. They took our jobs and destroyed our economy. Dead Wrong®. The cycle of job loss and creation is easily explained here, with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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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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