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The Government Stole Andrew’s Quarter

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A classroom of elementary children learn what the bailout is really all about. Submitted in’s $27,599 anti-bailout video competition. This one was a student project done on a shoestring budget.

John Couretas John Couretas is Director of Communications, responsible for print and online communications at the Acton Institute. He has more than 20 years of experience in news and publishing fields. He has worked as a staff writer on newspapers and magazines, covering business and government. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Humanities from Michigan State University and a Master of Science Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University.


  • Zach


    Great concept and creative way to look at the issue. Production quality was superb!


  • Ray Nothstine

    Excellent! This video goes right to the heart of the issue. The girl in the red is not so easy to understand though. Still, loved it!