Smart growth policies outsmart pocketbooks

What would happen if cities nationwide adopted so-called "smart growth" policies similar to those of, say, Portland, Oregon? Well this was the inquiry of a recent study conducted by the National Center for Public Policy Research, and the results don't bode well for those favoring nestling more folks into the Big City.

By |2013-08-30T15:43:45-04:00March 28th, 2005|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Smart growth policies outsmart pocketbooks

CFACT enjoys fruitful year in 2004

Can a group espousing principles of sound science, market economics, sensible stewardship, and expanded political freedom ever appeal to a broad-based audience?

By |2013-10-17T09:48:21-04:00December 16th, 2004|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on CFACT enjoys fruitful year in 2004

Reaffirming the cornerstone of freedom

Freedom 21, of which CFACT was a co-founding organization, is a coalition of groups that came together, quite literally, in the waning days of the last century, to build a domestic and international movement that could promote freedom as the guiding principle for the 21st Century and beyond.

By |2013-10-17T09:58:38-04:00August 1st, 2004|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Reaffirming the cornerstone of freedom

Political heritage of modern environmental thought

This month, thousands of official delegates, environmental activists, and media will be gathering in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a major United Nations’ conference on biological diversity. There, organizers will be seeking to advance something called “sustainable development” that is often billed as a panacea for some of the world’s most pressing human and environmental concerns.

By |2013-10-17T10:01:49-04:00February 9th, 2004|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Political heritage of modern environmental thought

Defending the bounties of modern farming

If someone were to ask you to rattle off some of the not-so-pleasant thoughts that occupy your mind day to day, nagging back pain, getting the kids to soccer practice on time, your old clunker about to go kaput, or your baseball team being fifteen games back at the All-Star break might be some of the things you would mention. But whether or not there'll be enough food to buy tomorrow -- well, that's hardly something over which you or anyone you know probably loses any sleep.

By |2013-10-17T10:11:10-04:00July 1st, 1996|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Defending the bounties of modern farming
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