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Overview

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 the Environment (FREE), dedicated to harnessing the power of markets and property rights to improve environmental quality. 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 will be speaking 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”

Video: AOC sends a stark climate message from the future

Learn more about the Property and Environment Research Center

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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