Video images of Exit Glacier, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Exit Glacier is unusual in that it allows hikers to climb up to the Harding Ice Field which is the source of the glacier. The video gives an excellent idea of the scale of an average hanging glacier, as well as the setting in south-central Alaska. No narration however a few facts are given on the bottom of the screen. Run time 01:12.
What would Hayek do to sort out this mess? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Eamonn Butler | The Nobel economist F A Hayek was the arch-rival of Keynes in the 1930s and 1940s. Some today say that he has the better explanation of boom-bust cycles and how to end them. His prescription is the exact opposite of Keynes – no big infrastructure spending, no keeping things afloat with quantitative easing and cheap credit, but leaner government, lower taxes, less regulation and more freedom for businesses and individuals alike. In this lecture, Hayek biographer D
When Steelers Steal Re-inventing Entertainment on 4 - Channel 4 Day - Kevin Lygo Handbook for Scenario Implementation at School Level
In a free-market economy, firms threatened with competition often respond by searching for ways to increase efficiencies, attempting to lower costs and improving on economies of scale and scope. Meanwhile, protectionists and labor unions seek to avoid having to become more efficient by simply outlawing competition, writes Christopher Westley. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Clay Barnett.
Kevin Lygo was Channel 4’s head of entertainment between 1998 and 2001 where he commissioned programs such as TFI Friday, Smack the Pony and Spaced. He has also worked for Channel Five as Controller of Programs, and then he returned to Channel Four as Controller in 2003. He is now the Director of Television and Content for the channel. Hear Kevin about Channel 4's vision for re-inventing entertainment.
Re-inventing Entertainment on 4 - Channel 4 Day - Kevin Lygo
Handbook for Scenario Implementation at School Level