Episode 92 – Difficulties of Sensible Economic Decision-Making in a Democracy (Podcast)

In this discussion, Difficulties of Sensible Economic Decision-Making in a Democracy Listen to Dr. John Shoven, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research at the Hoover Institution, and Anne Krueger, Professor Emeritus of Science and Humanities in Economics at Stanford University, as they discuss how difficult economic decisions are to make in a democracy in. It was recorded in 2000.

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – The End (VIDEO)

So here we are, after more than 4 years, 172 episodes, and around 10 million views, we’ve come to the end of…Dead Wrong®.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Does Increased Growth Lead to Increased CO2? (VIDEO)

Wealth might have solved old environmental problems, but carbon dioxide is different. The richer we get, the more energy we use, so the more CO2 we emit. Growth is not the solution, it’s the problem. Dead Wrong®.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – The Anti-Muslim Myth (VIDEO)

The Nativist Right likes to tell the history of the West through the prism of conflict between Christendom and Islam. One founding myth is the Battle of Vienna in 1683 when united Christian armies saved Europe from Muslim Ottoman Turks. Dead Wrong®.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Should Public Transportation Be Free? (VIDEO)

Luxembourg is the first country to make all public transport free of charge. Buses, trams, and trains for free! Let’s jump on board. It’s good for passengers and good for the environment. Dead Wrong®.
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Episode 79 – Milton Friedman Speaks – Is Capitalism Humane? (Podcast)

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Free To Choose, we are sharing some of Milton Friedman’s most compelling talks. In this original recording from 1978, the question asked is, “Is capitalism humane?” According to Milton Friedman, the question is irrelevant. Capitalism per se is not humane or inhumane; nor is socialism. If we compare the two in terms of results, it is clear that only capitalism fosters equality and works toward social justice. The one is based on the principle of voluntary cooperation and free exchange, the other on force of position and power. In a free economy, it is …

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Tobacco That Saves Lives? (VIDEO)

Smoking kills. According to the Global Burden of Disease project, more than 5 million lives have been lost to smoking every year since 1990. So we should avoid all tobacco then? Dead Wrong®.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – The Delusion of Wage Stagnation (VIDEO)

If there’s anything the populist Right and the socialist Left agrees on, it’s that workers have been getting a raw deal. Wages used to rise in line with productivity, but since the 1970s they have been nailed to the factory floor. Dead Wrong®.
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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Is the Traditional Family Threatened? (VIDEO)

In an era of rampant individualism and digital distractions, the traditional family is under more pressure than ever. If present trends continue, it will soon be gone forever. Dead Wrong®.
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