Tuesday, May 18, 2010

AP Economics: 19 May 2010

Current Events:

Update on the class song?

Is America Number One?, 40:35

Ronald Reagan's Farewell Address

Cf. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIouq2u9kUo

In the meantime we can view parts of:

Speaking Freely: Vol. 1: John Perkins, 52:00

John Perkins

Thank You, Recession, 23:56.

Thomas Sowell talks about his new book Economic Facts and Fallacies, 33:22

Peter Robinson speaks with Thomas Sowell about his new book Economic Facts and Fallacies in which Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues. Sowell takes on the conventional thinking on a wide swath of Americas economic life, from male-female economic differences to income stagnation, executive pay, and social mobility to economics of higher education. In all cases he demonstrates how economics relates to the social issues that deeply affect our country.