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The March for Science Attacks Free Thought

EducationThe EnvironmentPolitical Theory

Blog14 hours ago
"Science" has morphed into an ideology calling for more government spending, more "social justice," and persecution of dissenters.

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Rothbard Explains the Proper Response to Climate Change

The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/09/2017
Whether or not one agrees with the underlying climate science, Rothbard’s analysis is useful in crafting a response to so-called greenhouse gases.

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Did The Free Market Kill Coal?

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog01/20/2017
Leftists often blame "the free market" for the demise of the coal industry. "And good riddance," they say. But, markets had very little to do with it.

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Ruled by DC: Get the Feds Out of Western Lands

The EnvironmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/04/2017

Obama's unilateral move to create National Monuments in Western states is simply the natural outcome of allowing federal control of so much land.

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Are Libertarians Too Anti-Pollution?

The EnvironmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/22/2016

Contrary to the myth that libertarians favor limitless pollution by capitalists, libertarian legal regimes would often put polluters out of business.

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Privatize: Governments Have Failed to Preserve Endangered Species

The EnvironmentEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

Blog09/04/2016

Government attempts to end poaching of endangered species often create black markets and increase poaching, while doing little to preserve the species.

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Dear Gary Johnson, There Is No "Free-Market" Carbon Tax

The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog08/22/2016

Calling an arbitrary government-imposed penalty on carbon a "market cost" is a disingenuous as not calling such a plan a "tax."

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How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

The EnvironmentLegal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog08/10/2016

The Federal government likes to play both sides of the environmentalism debate in order to increase its own power.

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How the Government is Destroying the World’s Best Oysters

The EnvironmentInterventionismPrices

Blog04/13/2016

Decades of government mismanagement has wreaked havoc on the Apalachicola oyster industry.

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The Economics of Hunting and Species Conservation

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog03/03/2016

Remember Cecil the Lion? The backlash over Cecil may have reduced hunting in the region. But, as anyone familiar with how wildlife economics works, that hasn't saved any lions from death. It simply now means those lions must be culled by other, more painful means.

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