On this episode, we bring John Baden onto the show. A rancher in Bozeman Montana, Baden has co-founded several organizations dedicated to free market environmentalism including the Foundation for Research on Economics and Environment, an organization dedicated to implementing “an economic way of thinking consistent with a society of free and responsible individuals.” Baden will be addressing the environmental concerns raised in the Green New Deal and show how free markets can tackle them. After that, Acton’s Dan Hugger speaks with Bradley J. Birzer, a professor of history at Hillsdale College, to talk about the life of Andrew Jackson.
Check out additional resources for this podcast:
Read “Responsible Liberty, Sustainable Ecology and Modest Prosperity Foster Wholesome lives,” by John Baden
Read “Further Thoughts on Green Energy,” by John Baden
Purchase “Creation and the Heart of Man: An Orthodox Christian Perspective on Environmentalism”
Betting the ranch: Property rights, conservation and “social value”
Learn more about the Property and Environment Research Center
Learn more about the Foundation for Research on Economics and Environment
Purchase “In Defense of Andrew Jackson,” by Bradley J. Birzer
Register here for the 2019 Detroit Luncheon featuring Rev. Robert Sirico
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Mourning the Notre-Dame cathedral inferno; Rev. Robert Sirico on education
F.A. Hayek’s Road to Serfdom; The media vs. ‘Unplanned’
Rev. Robert A. Sirico on the reality of socialism; Interview with a Venezuelan dissident
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