What is the deficit, and what is the debt? And why does it matter? The deficit is falling this year! Getting the deficit down Budget deficit Don’t deal with the deficit Running an enormous deficit Tackle the debt and the deficit left behind by the last Labour government You’re going to hear a lot in…Read More What Is The Deficit?
Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics. Today, I’m going to try to explain two fundamental concepts of American government that students and citizens often confuse. Team Jacob and Team Edward. No. Separation of powers and checks and balances. Team Jacob! [Theme Music] So separation of powers is really simple. The…Read More Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3
Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar Have you ever wondered who has the authority to make laws or punish people who break them? When we think of power in the United States, we usually think of the President, but he does not act alone. In fact, he is only one piece of the power puzzle…Read More How is power divided in the United States government? – Belinda Stutzman
Today we’re going to talk about capitalism, in particular, the regulation of capitalism. As you know, market economies have all sorts of regulations, in various ways, of various industries, broken into a broad number of general categories – antitrust regulation, consumer protection laws, entry barriers, licensing restrictions, environmental policies, health and safety regulation, and much,…Read More 6. Capitalism | Libertarian Public Policy with Jeffrey Miron
If you look at lists regarding which countries have the best healthcare and landed in rather unsual places seems rather strange I know but hear me out For some reason places turned a dark red and Japan followed cause Japan and another hand fell on the Islands Big list of random facts with a rather…Read More US Healthcare System Explained
Following the bursting of the housing bubble both the Bush and Obama administrations attempted to jump-start the economy with stimulus spending. Stimulus spending is often accompanied by the phrase “the government must create jobs.” The theory is that every dollar the government spends is income for someone who, when he spends that income, provides income…Read More Does Stimulus Spending Work?
How should our leaders be elected? America is often referred to as a Democracy; in a pure Democracy, one person should get one vote. Yet the framers of the U.S. Constitution set up a system where our president isn’t elected that way – the electoral college. To many on the left, particularly after the elections…Read More Democracy & The Electoral College | Michael Watson
What history, and both recent history and the most distant past history tells us is that bringing your spending under control through budget cuts and stringency bears big dividends in the short term and the medium term. Obvious case is Canada. Canada’s public finances in the 1990s were in a truly terrible mess. They took…Read More When Governments Cut Spending
♪ Puzder: Progressives argue that socialism is benevolent, while capitalism is based on greed and avarice. Actually, it’s just the opposite. In a capitalist economy, you can only succeed by meeting the needs of other people, your customers. Consumers control the economy. They vote with every dollar they spend as to whether or not your…Read More Socialism is actually selfish ft. Andy Puzder | #TruthStraightUp
Turning 18 soon? Great! 18 brings along some huge milestones like official adulthood, driving license and the right to vote. You know the right to vot is amazing think because its make you the king privilege in a democracy we choose the person who rules us. And that is only possible through this right to…Read More Turning 18 soon? | Right To Vote | Democracy | Voting Power (चुनाव)| Learning About Voting For Kids