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Words & Numbers

By Foundation for Economic Education

Words & Numbers touches on issues of Economics, Political Science, Current Events and Policy. Each Wednesday we'll be sharing a new Words & Numbers podcast featuring Antony Davies Ph.D and James Harrigan Ph.D talking about the economic and political aspects of current events.

  1. 1.
    America Is Not a Democracy11/14/2018
    33:11
  2. 2.
    It’s Not the Government’s Job to Provide Goods and Services11/07/2018
    33:53
  3. 3.
    What’s So Creative about Destruction?10/31/2018
    35:33
  4. 4.
    A Raging Dumpster Fire of Injustice10/24/2018
    32:10
  5. 5.
    When Is This Year’s “Deficit Day”?10/17/2018
    30:01
  6. 6.
    Why Do We Even Have Trade Agreements, Anyway?10/10/2018
    31:33
  7. 7.
    Words and Numbers Listener Special #210/03/2018
    34:02
  8. 8.
    Words and Numbers Listener Special #210/03/2018
    34:02
  1. 9.
    Are We Living Madison’s Nightmare?09/26/2018
    32:09
  2. 10.
    Price-Gouging Bans Don’t Make Things Cheaper, They Make Them More Scarce09/19/2018
    26:53
  3. 11.
    How the Meanings of "Liberal" and "Conservative" Have Changed09/11/2018
    29:14
  4. 12.
    Capitalism Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means09/05/2018
    26:44
  5. 13.
    Despite Its Rebranding, Socialism Is Still Horrific08/29/2018
    29:47
  6. 14.
    You Can’t Make College Free08/22/2018
    29:53
  7. 15.
    How Not to Be Terrible at College08/15/2018
    34:37
  8. 16.
    Is a College Degree Worth the Cost?08/08/2018
    31:14
  9. 17.
    'There Ought to Be a Law’: What that Phrase Actually Means08/01/2018
    27:47
  10. 18.
    Real Numbers Behind Public’s Biggest Concerns07/25/2018
    33:58
  11. 19.
    If You Want Prosperity for All, Try Economic Freedom07/18/2018
    29:26
  12. 20.
    Should the Supreme Court Matter So Much?07/11/2018
    29:42
  13. 21.
    How Politics Distorts Our Perceptions07/04/2018
    25:02
  14. 22.
    An Insider’s Indictment of the “Justice” System06/27/2018
    32:54
  15. 23.
    Ignore the Naysayers, Life Is Amazing06/20/2018
    27:00
  16. 24.
    The Federal Government is Bankrupt06/13/2018
    28:23
  17. 25.
    Government Job Reports Can Be Misleading06/06/2018
    25:17
  18. 26.
    As Long As People Are Free, There Will Be Inequality05/30/2018
    27:19
  19. 27.
    Words and Numbers Listener Special05/23/2018
    32:07
  20. 28.
    If Your Heart Is in the Right Place, You Better Get Your Facts Straight05/16/2018
    32:41
  21. 29.
    Which Is More Important, Political Freedom or Economic Freedom?05/09/2018
    32:15
  22. 30.
    Why We Don't Have Principled Politicians?05/02/2018
    26:33
  23. 31.
    Can Comedy Change the World?04/25/2018
    29:09
  24. 32.
    Progressive Taxation Makes Everyone Worse Off04/17/2018
    26:49
  25. 33.
    Why Our High Schools Can’t Keep Up with Our Universities?04/11/2018
    27:38
  26. 34.
    Social Security Is Doomed. Now What?04/04/2018
    27:33
  27. 35.
    Is Moderation the Next Big Thing in American Politics?03/28/2018
    25:25
  28. 36.
    Federal Spending Is Out of Control03/21/2018
    25:26
  29. 37.
    Death for Dealing... Really?03/14/2018
    26:02
  30. 38.
    Tariffs Hurt Everyone, So Why Have Them?03/07/2018
    29:13
  31. 39.
    Why Don't We Insure Guns Like We Insure Cars02/28/2018
    30:25
  32. 40.
    Is College Really for All?02/21/2018
    29:10
  33. 41.
    Has Uber Become Part of the System It Fought Against?02/14/2018
    30:21
  34. 42.
    Why Does Government Keep Expanding?02/07/2018
    28:12
  35. 43.
    America Relies on Immigrants01/31/2018
    25:57
  36. 44.
    Intentions Don't Matter — Outcomes Do01/24/2018
    26:45
  37. 45.
    The Constitution Is Useless if We Don't Follow It01/17/2018
    26:53
  38. 46.
    When Do-Gooders Do Bad01/10/2018
    29:10
  39. 47.
    Should We Abolish Government Regulation?01/03/2018
    27:38
  40. 48.
    Actually, Things Are Kind of Amazing12/27/2017
    28:13
  41. 49.
    What Can Colorado Teach Us About Legalizing Weed?12/20/2017
    23:32
  42. 50.
    Americans' Generosity Can Help the Poor Better Than Government12/13/2017
    28:17
  43. 51.
    The CBO Is Almost, but Not Quite, Useless12/06/2017
    24:21
  44. 52.
    Is America a Police State?11/29/2017
    26:01
  45. 53.
    The Super-Rich Don't Understand Taxation11/22/2017
    25:23
  46. 54.
    How Fair is Fair Trade?11/15/2017
    20:20
  47. 55.
    Is American Unity an Illusion11/08/2017
    24:11
  48. 56.
    You Can't Vote Math Out of Office11/01/2017
    26:34
  49. 57.
    Has the Gun Violence Crisis Been Overblown?10/25/2017
    24:38
  50. 58.
    The Problem with Healthcare Is Government10/18/2017
    29:15
  51. 59.
    Do As I Say, Not As I Do10/11/2017
    22:23
  52. 60.
    Inequality Is Rising, but Poverty Is Falling10/04/2017
    21:52
  53. 61.
    Does Amazon Really Need Corporate Welfare?09/27/2017
    24:52
  54. 62.
    Venezuela: Let Them Eat… Rabbits?09/20/2017
    21:49
  55. 63.
    Does the Debt Ceiling Mean Anything?09/13/2017
    21:48
  56. 64.
    Must the Police Be Above the Law to Enforce It?09/06/2017
    21:18
  57. 65.
    Do Americans Still Have Freedom of Speech08/30/2017
    15:28
  58. 66.
    Child Labor Was Wiped Out By Markets, Not Government08/23/2017
    12:13
  59. 67.
    The Illusion of School Choice08/16/2017
    14:52
  60. 68.
    Has Tipping Gone Out of Control08/09/2017
    13:44
  61. 69.
    Is UBI Better Than Welfare08/02/2017
    15:52
  62. 70.
    Is Income Inequality Real?07/26/2017
    16:06
  63. 71.
    The Illinois Budget is a Mess07/19/2017
    13:54
  64. 72.
    Do Airlines Charge Too Much?07/12/2017
    14:15
  65. 73.
    Let Amazon Play Monopoly07/05/2017
    15:08
  66. 74.
    Just Say No to the War on Drugs06/28/2017
    14:10
  67. 75.
    The Population Boom Could Save the World06/21/2017
    13:45
  68. 76.
    What You Should Know About Poverty in America06/14/2017
    14:17
  69. 77.
    Earning Profits is Your Social Responsibility06/07/2017
    13:18
  70. 78.
    Is Your College Degree Worthless?05/31/2017
    13:47
  71. 79.
    Government Can't Stop Creative Destruction05/24/2017
    12:57
  72. 80.
    You Can't Trust Employment Statistics05/17/2017
    12:59
  73. 81.
    The Minimum Wage Conspiracy05/10/2017
    14:05
  74. 82.
    In My Safe Space05/03/2017
    15:13
  75. 83.
    Actually, Life is Pretty Awesome04/26/2017
    15:55
  76. 84.
    Hypocritical Partisans Pass Political Power04/19/2017
    10:38
  77. 85.
    Even Economists Can’t Do Their Own Taxes04/12/2017
    13:25
  78. 86.
    Taxing Robots Does Not Compute04/05/2017
    6:37
  79. 87.
    The Arts Will Survive Without Your Taxes03/29/2017
    11:57
  80. 88.
    We're Becoming a Nation of Pets03/22/2017
    6:33
  81. 89.
    Blocked by a State's Wall of Taxes03/15/2017
    6:39
  82. 90.
    Women Prosper When Markets Are Free03/08/2017
    5:10
  83. 91.
    The Problem With Alternate Facts03/01/2017
    5:08
  84. 92.
    The CBO Can't Count02/22/2017
    7:04
  85. 93.
    The Customer is Always Taxed02/15/2017
    6:29

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