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How the Government is Destroying the World’s Best Oysters #Apalachicola #IndianRiverLagoon

by Tho Bishop Apalachicola is a tiny town with just over 2,000 people, tucked away on the coast of the Florida panhandle. It is also world famous for being home to the best oysters in the entire world. Unfortunately this week the Apalachicola River was listed as the most endangered river in the United States, […]

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Government Water Supply Is Contaminated? Don’t Blame Government, Urges Krugman

You’ll never guess how Krugman apportions blame for the polluted water fiasco in Flint, Michigan. Wait, you probably will. Bob and Tom exonerate libertarianism in this episode! http://traffic.libsyn.com/contrakrugman/ck_2016_01_29.mp3 Source: Contra Krugman: Ep. 20 Government Water Supply Is Contaminated? Don’t Blame Government, Urges Krugman

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How Capitalism Saved the American Alligator #IndianRiverLagoon

While federal agencies and certain conservation groups like to credit the 1973 Endangered Species Act for the gator’s recovery, state-level regulators who actually oversaw the population’s recovery have a different story to tell. It’s a story of hunting, harvesting, trade, and conservation working together for the greater good. And it’s a story of the politicization […]

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COP21: Climate Action Or Pushing A Hoax? 

The two week COP21 climate change conference in Paris brings together 40,000 of the world’s decision-makers and elite to craft a global agreement to fight climate change. If enacted, it will be a massive transfer of power and resources from states to global governing bodies. What are the implications for economic and personal liberty of […]

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Why We Need Private Property to Deal with Scarce Resources

by Patrick Barron Scarcity of resources exists in many forms and is the problem in economics. If resources were not scarce, there would be no need to economize. The existence of scarcity is true of all resources (such as time, human energy, and natural resources). However, it is not necessarily intuitive that allowing scarce resources […]

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