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Third-Party Payer is the Biggest Economic Problem With America’s Health Care System

Third-Party Payer is the Biggest Economic Problem With America’s Health Care System

This mini-documentary from the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation explains that “third-party payer” is the main problem with America’s health care system. This is why undoing Obamacare, while desirable, is just a small first step if we want to reduce costs and boost efficiency.

The New Deal Was A Failure: Hoover and FDR Prolonged the Great Depression with Big Government

The New Deal Was A Failure: Hoover and FDR Prolonged the Great Depression with Big Government

This mini-documentary from the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation explains how the statist policies of Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt lengthened and deepened the Great Depression. The video also briefly explains how reductions in the burden of government spending helped the economy recover from a deep recession after World War I and to grow after World War II.

Free Markets, Not Redistribution, Is Best Way to Reduce Poverty

Free Markets, Not Redistribution, Is Best Way to Reduce Poverty

The so-called War on Poverty has failed. Making government bigger and creating more federal redistribution programs has been bad news for taxpayers. But the welfare state also has been a disaster for the less fortunate, creating a flypaper effect that makes it difficult for people to lead independent and self-reliant lives. This Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation video shows how the poverty rate was falling after World War II — but then stagnated once the federal government got involved.

Economics 101: Repealing Obamacare and Restoring a Free Market in Healthcare

Economics 101: Repealing Obamacare and Restoring a Free Market in Healthcare

This CF&P Foundation video explains that repealing Obamacare is just the first step if we want to genuinely restore a free market and create an efficient and cost-effective healthcare system.

Economics 101: Learning From Sweden’s Free Market Renaissance

Economics 101: Learning From Sweden’s Free Market Renaissance

Sweden serves as a powerful example of the importance of public policy. Having once become rich when government was small, this Nordic nation began to stagnate as welfare state policies were implemented in the 1970s and 1980s. This video explains that Sweden is now shifting back to economic freedom in hopes of undoing the damage caused by an excessive welfare state.

Free Markets and Small Government Promote Prosperity

Free Markets and Small Government Promote Prosperity

Now that the so-called stimulus has been enacted, hopefully policy makers will turn their attention to policies that actually improve economic performance. This Center for Freedom and Prosperity video reviews the key finding in the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World and explains that, contrary to the policies of Presidents Bush and Obama, smaller government and free markets are the way to boost economic growth.