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Johan Norberg

Johan Norberg is a lecturer, documentary filmmaker, and the author of several books, including the award-winning In Defense of Global Capitalism, which was translated into around 25 languages. His most recent book is Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future (2016). He is also a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute.

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The Record of Liberalization

featuring Johan Norberg on Nov 18, 2008

Johan Norberg critiques Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine.

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The Klein Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Polemics

by Johan Norberg on May 14, 2008

In this criticism of Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine”, Johan Norberg identifies common misconceptions about the nature of Milton Friedman’s libertarianism.

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How Laissez-Faire Made Sweden Rich

by Johan Norberg on Oct 25, 2013

Sweden often gets held up as an example of how socialism can work better than markets. But, as Norberg shows, Sweden’s history in fact points to the opposite conclusion.

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Globalization

by Johan Norberg on Aug 15, 2008

Globalization, the ongoing process of the exchange of people, goods, and ideas across borders, raises the wealth and quality of life for people globally.

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Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future

featuring Johan Norberg and Trevor Burrus on Dec 2, 2016

Johan Norberg joins Trevor this week to talk about the notion of progress and gives us all a few reasons to look forward to the future.

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Bringing Wealth to the Poor (with Michael Tanner)

featuring Trevor Burrus and Aaron Ross Powell on Dec 7, 2018

Michael Tanner joins us to discuss the dimensions that affect poverty including; felony convictions, lack of education, & housing policies.