Trailblazers: The New Zealand Story

This excellent film reveals the events that lead up to New Zealand being the economic powerhouse that it is. A small country that was one of the most prosperous in the Western world during the 1940’s and 50’s went to one of the most stagnant when it’s government started heavily intervening after losing favored trading…

Immigration and its Wage Effects in the US

It has long been alleged by anti-migration groups, such as the environmentalist front Center for Immigration Studies, is that immigration to the United States also reduces wages and job opportunities for native-born Americans and, hence, is bad for the economy. In this Mercatus Center video, economist Alex Tabarrok explains that it is quite the opposite.…

Are we running out of resources?

A common belief and narrative furthered by environmentalists is that humans are using too much of the Earth’s resources and that we will eventually run out. University of St. Lawrence economics professor Steve Horwitz addresses this common belief and reveals that there are economic reasons why we will never run out of resources. In a…