Economics

Teacher Unions Are Not the Problem, Politicians Are

VIDEO – Local monopolies, created and controlled by politicians, undermine competition and performance in schools that are unionized, as well as schools that are not.  Public-sector employee unions present an extra challenge that politicians are ill-equipped to manage.

Finance by Button-Pushing: Biden’s Economic Stimulus Plan

VIDEO – The debate over whether to increase our national debt to $89,000 per person to deal with the current economic situation seems like a Twilight Zone episode. The ethics of government borrowing and other disasters of government control, public policy and politics, are questionable.

Monetary Policy and Government Debt: TANSTAAFL

VIDEO – Easy money and government debt are time bombs overlooked by politicians trying to get something for nothing. New Monetary Theory and other disasters of government control, public policy and politics are discussed.

Libertarian Economics: The World Is Not Zero-Sum

VIDEO – Economic growth and human development are driven by the investment of human and physical capital. An alternative belief in the world as zero-sum leads to Marxism and other disasters of government control, public policy and politics as discussed.

The Politically Opiniated Abuse of Statistics

VIDEO – The ease with which politicians manipulate statistics in modern discourse begs the question of whether we any longer need them. Rhetorical abuse and other disasters of government control, public policy and politics are discussed.


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