July 18, 2017study claims to have finally proven that certain pesticides are harming both honeybees and wild bees, and news headlines have sounded the alarm. For example, a Los Angeles Times...
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“I’ve lived my life as a pro-free enterprise person,” explains Flying Dog Brewery CEO Jim Caruso. “Not pro-business. Pro-free enterprise, pro-consumer choice.”
April 7, 2017
The creative techno-optimists over at Freethink Media have just released an excellent video looking back at one of the biggest controversies of the 20th Century. The fact that we don’t usually still talk about it is a testament to human achievement and a caution about believing doomsday predictions.
The issue was overpopulation, and the inevitable (or so we were told) cycle of starvation and misery that would result from their being too many people in the world. The...
March 21, 2017
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January 31, 2017glyphosate, the active ingredient used to make Roundup weed killer, as a carcinogen under the state’s so-called “right-to-know” law, originally passed by voters in...
January 25, 2017
Today, on his birthday, people everywhere will raise a dram to Scottish poet Robert Burns, who most famously penned “Auld Lang Syne.”
But liberty lovers the world over may know Burns best for the immortal lines from “The Author’s Earnest Cry and Prayer”:
Arouse, my boys! exert your mettle,
To get auld Scotland back her kettle...
Freedom an’ whisky gang thegither!
Written in protest of the Scottish Distillery Act of 1786, Burns’ rallying cry and his fellow Scots’ outrage at the whiskey tax was heard. In the updated footnotes of his “...