The Economics of Sweat Shops

Your lecture of the week this week examines why laws will not help the problem of sweat shops or child labor, as well as the fact that boycotting goods made under such a condition is more harmful to the workers than buying the products:

The Police State Cycle Continues: PROTECT IP Act

[Note: LOTS of video time here. I won’t post tomorrow other than Sunday Song to give you a chance to get through it all…] A law pending in the federal legislature threatens to destroy the internet as we know it, for its overbreadth in seeking to prevent copyright infringement. You know that “Great Firewall of…