Tag Archives: environism

Is the novel coronavirus pandemic the end of environmentalism?

The Beer Flu panic has triggered massive changes in American (and world) society. These changes may or may not continue once the danger (and fear and panic) subsides. We have yet to see. One of the critical areas is the … Continue reading

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Exploiting the passions of youth

Young people – especially teens – have enormous energy and vitality. They can be very passionate and enthusiastic. Unfortunately, many people take advantage of that. It is, if not a form of child abuse, certainly an example of taking advantage … Continue reading

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Liberty and the environment

I’ve been asked this question more than once over the years, as an environmental engineer: “If business is not regulated by government, wouldn’t the environment be destroyed?” Here is a compendium of my answers, over time. Here in the Fifty … Continue reading

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Recycling and government

By Nathan Barton In a recent commentary, I published part of an article by an economics professor, Michael Munger, about recycling and the economics of it. Dr. Munger rightly points out that modern curbside and drop-off recycling is more a … Continue reading

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Oh, yes, the mainstream media

By Nathan Barton Time and again, the media demonstrate that they cannot be trusted. Consider three different stories. See how the mainstream media buries the story under the huge serving of propaganda they are dishing out to us, the public. … Continue reading

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Henderson Island -intolerable situation or nice opportunity?

By Nathan Barton Freedom News Daily provides this interesting article:  Remote island has “world’s worst” plastic rubbish density, from the BBC. “An uninhabited island in the South Pacific is littered with the highest density of plastic waste anywhere in the world, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 14 October 2015, #15-41C: Lies and Stupidity of All Kinds

By Nathan Barton How’s this for a twist: the Sierra Club and the rest of the environists are fond of throwing data in our faces, but NOW, according to CNS News, the Sierra Club is saying that the satellite data … Continue reading

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