Common Sense Soapbox

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Short videos with a punchy, comedic tone and entertaining Socratic characters taking on trending issues and important concepts from a classical liberal perspective, written & animated by Seamus Coughlin.

August 13, 2019

Bob thinks we should just confiscate all the wealth from all the billionaires in America to pay for government programs. But even if that were possible... would it even work?


CREDITS:
Written by Seamus Coughlin & Jennifer Maffessanti
Animated by Seamus Coughlin
Produced by Sean W. Malone


LINKS:
https://fee.org/articles/bezoss-billions-are-a-sign-of-social-progress/
https://fee.org/articles/rich-executives-are-no-more-our-enemies-than-small-business-owners/
https://fee.org/articles/10-solutions-to-intergenerational-poverty/

https://fee.org/shows/audio/words-numbers/the-problem-with-billionaires

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-12/what-if-the-world-s-richest-paid-for-government-spending