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Foundations of Freedom Episode 6: Why the Government Doesn't Know Best

November 8, 2023
Government knows… best? Nope. In the sixth installment of the Foundations of Freedom video series, Goldwater Vice President for Legal Affairs Timothy Sandefur discusses why the government actually doesn’t know best and why we don’t need government regulation and control—we need free markets. Sandefur also talks about why government control over an economy is literally impossible. He explains concepts like the “calculation problem,” the “knowledge problem,” and the problem of “public choice.”

Each episode of the new Foundations of Freedom series features Sandefur discussing our individual liberties, their philosophical underpinnings, and what they mean to us today:

Watch the sixth video here, and watch the full Foundations of Freedom series here

 

 

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