Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives
Produced by the Free to Choose Network. This documentary is based on the Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the World 2012 Annual Report and profiles five stories of entrepreneurs from around the world who have risen out of poverty and built better futures for themselves and their communities due to increased economic freedom. From honey bees in Chile to a Paul Frank store in Slovakia, from a food distribution service in Zambia to a North Korean defector who serves as a venture capitalist to his fellow defectors in South Korea, this film shows economic freedom in action, and how it is transforming lives and entire nations.
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The Great Global Warming SwindleIf you have shown or thought about showing Al Gore’s film An Inconvenient Truth in your classroom, you must think about showing The Great Global Warming Swindle for balance. Aired by UK’s Channel 4 on 8 March 2007, The Great Global Warming Swindle is a controversial documentary film which presents arguments opposing the predominant scientific opinion on climate change (i.e. that human activity is the primary cause of global warming).
Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World EconomyThe three-part PBS documentary, Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy is based on the book of the same name by Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Prize, and Joseph Stanislaw, a leading expert on the global marketplace. The book, originally published in 1998, has been updated and includes two new concluding chapters. Both the book and the video series are for sale by calling 1-888-255-9231 (toll free).
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Free To ChooseFree To Choose® began as an award-winning PBS television series featuring Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist. Free To Choose was also a book written by Milton and Rose Friedman and published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. It was the best selling non-fiction book of 1980. The book and TV series have been translated into more than two dozen languages.
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