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Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

"Fight of the Century" is the new economics hip-hop music video by John Papola and Russ Roberts at http://EconStories.tv.

According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Great Recession ended almost two years ago, in the summer of 2009. Yet we're all uneasy. Job growth has been disappointing. The recovery seems fragile. Where should we head from here? Is that question even meaningful? Can the government steer the economy or have past attempts helped create the mess we're still in?

In "Fight of the Century", Keynes and Hayek weigh in on these central questions. Do we need more government spending or less? What's the evidence that government spending promotes prosperity in troubled times? Can war or natural disasters paradoxically be good for an economy in a slump? Should more spending come from the top down or from the bottom up? What are the ultimate sources of prosperity?

Keynes and Hayek never agreed on the answers to these questions and they still don't. Let's listen to the greats. See Keynes and Hayek throwing down in "Fight of the Century"!

Starring Billy and Adam from http://www.billyandadam.com


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I would love to see them add a clip in the end

and have Ron Paul walk up and shake Hayek's hand! Then get VH1 and MTV to jump on it.

This is such a powerful video.

I'll bet they could make some amazing commercials for Ron Paul 2012.

With great minds like this NO body but RON has a chance!

Here is a 2nd video they did which has 2 million views

Are peoplke waking up? 2 million views!

"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem



Free includes debt-free!

This was great.

I hope they make more. The last one had >2 million views. The Bernank looked fatter here than real life, but no doubt you could see the cash bag and doling out of money to his crony buddies.

Let the apologists of communism atone for the dead!
-Alan Charles Kors

ooopps sorry just double posted it - I loved it so much

MODS take mine down please.

But this is GOOD!