Free To Choose TV started with Free to Choose: A Personal Statement by Milton Friedman. In this book he maintains that the free market works best for all members of a society, provides examples of how the free market engenders prosperity, and maintains that it can solve problems where other approaches have failed. Published in January 1980, the 297 page book contains 10 chapters. The book was on the United States best sellers list for 5 weeks. It is still widely used across classrooms around the globe. It has since evolved to include TV.
LearnLiberty.org is a resource for learning about the ideas of a free society. Check it out.
Stossel in the Classroom featuring John Stossel. Stossel is a media correspondent. He has worked for FoxBusiness and FoxNews. Plus, he was a co-author of the ABCNews program 20/20. Stossel in the Classroom provides useful video clips that illustrates how to use basic economic concepts to gain a comprehensive understanding of real world events.
Streaming Videos from John Stossel. Monthly, video clips are posted to permit people like you to analyze current events featured by Stossel. Discussion questions are offered to unite viewers in the questions they ask and answer. Thought-provoking and lively discussions are guaranteed to ensue. Take a peak and enjoy!!!
What is Seen and What Is Not Seen by Frederic Bastiat (Audio, 18:11 minutes) Bastiat was an economist who was also a member of the French parliament in the middle of the nineteenth century. Interestingly, the issues he raises are as valid today as they were over 150 years ago. Reference: Bastiat, Frederic, Selected Essays on Political Economy. The Foundation for Economic Education, Inc. 1995. Trans. Seymour Cain. Ed. George B. de Huszar. Library of Economics and Liberty. 19 November 2014.
Readings Reflective of Common Sense and Podcasts
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