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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.
    If Your Heart Is in the Right Place, You Better Get Your Facts Straight16 May 2018
    32:41
  2. 2.
    Which Is More Important, Political Freedom or Economic Freedom?9 May 2018
    32:15
  3. 3.
    Why We Don't Have Principled Politicians?2 May 2018
    26:33
  4. 4.
    Can Comedy Change the World?25 April 2018
    29:09
  5. 5.
    Progressive Taxation Makes Everyone Worse Off17 April 2018
    26:49
  6. 6.
    Why Our High Schools Can’t Keep Up with Our Universities?11 April 2018
    27:38
  7. 7.
    Social Security Is Doomed. Now What?4 April 2018
    27:33
  8. 8.
    Is Moderation the Next Big Thing in American Politics?28 March 2018
    25:25
  1. 9.
    Federal Spending Is Out of Control21 March 2018
    25:26
  2. 10.
    Death for Dealing... Really?14 March 2018
    26:02
  3. 11.
    Tariffs Hurt Everyone, So Why Have Them?7 March 2018
    29:13
  4. 12.
    Why Don't We Insure Guns Like We Insure Cars28 February 2018
    30:25
  5. 13.
    Is College Really for All?21 February 2018
    29:10
  6. 14.
    Has Uber Become Part of the System It Fought Against?14 February 2018
    30:21
  7. 15.
    Why Does Government Keep Expanding?7 February 2018
    28:12
  8. 16.
    America Relies on Immigrants31 January 2018
    25:57
  9. 17.
    Intentions Don't Matter — Outcomes Do24 January 2018
    26:45
  10. 18.
    The Constitution Is Useless if We Don't Follow It17 January 2018
    26:53
  11. 19.
    When Do-Gooders Do Bad10 January 2018
    29:10
  12. 20.
    Should We Abolish Government Regulation?3 January 2018
    27:38
  13. 21.
    Actually, Things Are Kind of Amazing27 December 2017
    28:13
  14. 22.
    What Can Colorado Teach Us About Legalizing Weed?20 December 2017
    23:32
  15. 23.
    Americans' Generosity Can Help the Poor Better Than Government13 December 2017
    28:17
  16. 24.
    The CBO Is Almost, but Not Quite, Useless6 December 2017
    24:21
  17. 25.
    Is America a Police State?29 November 2017
    26:01
  18. 26.
    The Super-Rich Don't Understand Taxation22 November 2017
    25:23
  19. 27.
    How Fair is Fair Trade?15 November 2017
    20:20
  20. 28.
    Is American Unity an Illusion8 November 2017
    24:11
  21. 29.
    You Can't Vote Math Out of Office1 November 2017
    26:34
  22. 30.
    Has the Gun Violence Crisis Been Overblown?25 October 2017
    24:38
  23. 31.
    The Problem with Healthcare Is Government18 October 2017
    29:15
  24. 32.
    Do As I Say, Not As I Do11 October 2017
    22:23
  25. 33.
    Inequality Is Rising, but Poverty Is Falling4 October 2017
    21:52
  26. 34.
    Does Amazon Really Need Corporate Welfare?27 September 2017
    24:52
  27. 35.
    Venezuela: Let Them Eat… Rabbits?20 September 2017
    21:49
  28. 36.
    Does the Debt Ceiling Mean Anything?13 September 2017
    21:48
  29. 37.
    Must the Police Be Above the Law to Enforce It?6 September 2017
    21:18
  30. 38.
    Do Americans Still Have Freedom of Speech30 August 2017
    15:28
  31. 39.
    Child Labor Was Wiped Out By Markets, Not Government23 August 2017
    12:13
  32. 40.
    The Illusion of School Choice16 August 2017
    14:52
  33. 41.
    Has Tipping Gone Out of Control9 August 2017
    13:44
  34. 42.
    Is UBI Better Than Welfare2 August 2017
    15:52
  35. 43.
    Is Income Inequality Real?26 July 2017
    16:06
  36. 44.
    The Illinois Budget is a Mess19 July 2017
    13:54
  37. 45.
    Do Airlines Charge Too Much?12 July 2017
    14:15
  38. 46.
    Let Amazon Play Monopoly5 July 2017
    15:08
  39. 47.
    Just Say No to the War on Drugs28 June 2017
    14:10
  40. 48.
    The Population Boom Could Save the World21 June 2017
    13:45
  41. 49.
    What You Should Know About Poverty in America14 June 2017
    14:17
  42. 50.
    Earning Profits is Your Social Responsibility7 June 2017
    13:18
  43. 51.
    Is Your College Degree Worthless?31 May 2017
    13:47
  44. 52.
    Government Can't Stop Creative Destruction24 May 2017
    12:57
  45. 53.
    You Can't Trust Employment Statistics17 May 2017
    12:59
  46. 54.
    The Minimum Wage Conspiracy10 May 2017
    14:05
  47. 55.
    In My Safe Space3 May 2017
    15:13
  48. 56.
    Actually, Life is Pretty Awesome26 April 2017
    15:55
  49. 57.
    Hypocritical Partisans Pass Political Power19 April 2017
    10:38
  50. 58.
    Even Economists Can’t Do Their Own Taxes12 April 2017
    13:25
  51. 59.
    Taxing Robots Does Not Compute5 April 2017
    6:37
  52. 60.
    The Arts Will Survive Without Your Taxes29 March 2017
    11:57
  53. 61.
    We're Becoming a Nation of Pets22 March 2017
    6:33
  54. 62.
    Blocked by a State's Wall of Taxes15 March 2017
    6:39
  55. 63.
    Women Prosper When Markets Are Free8 March 2017
    5:10
  56. 64.
    The Problem With Alternate Facts1 March 2017
    5:08
  57. 65.
    The CBO Can't Count22 February 2017
    7:04
  58. 66.
    The Customer is Always Taxed15 February 2017
    6:29

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