Milton Friedman Speaks: What is Wrong with the Welfare State? (B1229) – Full Video

Music Reality – captured in user friendly symbols and process for understanding. Music The Idea Channel Would you please join me in welcoming Dr. Milton Friedman. (Applause) Thank you ladies and gentlemen, I’m glad to be here tonight. I must say I am strongly tempted after the title, “What Is Continue Reading

Ron Paul: Stop the Police State, Repeal the PATRIOT Act!

Hello, this is Ron Paul with your update for Monday, January 3rd. The year 2011 brings in a host of opportunities and challenges to America. Will we accelerate toward economic insolvency by continuing the policies that have created this crisis, or will a new Congress elected on the energy of Continue Reading

Can You Trust Chinese Economic Data? (w/ Chris Balding and Mike Green)

MIKE GREEN: Mike Green. I’m here for Real Vision in Los Angeles, and I’m sitting down with Chris Balding, who most people that watch Real Vision probably have heard something about you either on Twitter or in the news, but you and I came into contact over Twitter. Your background Continue Reading

How Does German Economy Compare to United States Economy?

Some of our viewers may have grown up with the idea that Europe is filled with nothing more than unorganised countries that are run by corrupt and incompetent socialists. While it may be true in some cases, Europe’s economic powerhouse Germany, is now the fourth strongest economy in the world, Continue Reading

Film Theory: Don’t Trust The Banks! (Disney’s Mary Poppins)

You know Mary Poppins spends a lot of time talking about how great supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is, but really downplays its critical role as a pickup tool. In the movie, one of the characters specifically says “One night, I said it to me girl, and now me girls me wife!” Get on Continue Reading

Income and Wealth Inequality: Crash Course Economics #17

Jacob: Welcome to Crash Course Economics, I’m Jacob Clifford… Adriene: …and I’m Adriene Hill. The world is full of inequality. There’s racial inequality, gender inequality, health, education, political inequality, and of course, economic inequality. Some people are rich, and some people are poor, and it can seem pretty impossible to Continue Reading

Why Is US Middle Class No Longer Richest?

joining us today is richard wolf is professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts also a visiting professor at The New School University in New York City professor wolff we talked about this New York Times article which outlined how in spite of the American middle class being Continue Reading

How economic inequality might affect a society’s well-being

JUDY WOODRUFF: Anger over economic inequality and its effects is an important theme running through our national politics in both parties now. But just how you gauge the true impacts of inequality on health and happiness is a bit more nuanced than you might think. Our economics correspondent, Paul Solman, Continue Reading

The Solow Model and the Steady State

♪ [music] ♪ – [Alex] Welcome back. Let’s continue our exploration of the Solow Growth Model. In our last video, we covered how physical capital faces the iron logic of diminishing returns. Now let’s turn to another unfortunate aspect of physical capital: capital rusts. Roads get potholes and need to Continue Reading

The 99% Is a Myth—Here’s How It Really Breaks Down

In our own minds, we usually place ourselves in the social class in which we were raised. For me, like many Americans, that means “middle class.” But the truth is that the social classes in the United States are rapidly pulling away from one another. The emerging class system looks Continue Reading