Articles from July 2021

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Means, Ends, and Granfalloons

Essay discussing pushback from a member of the Iowa legislature, and agriculture's objectives and strategies for water quality in Iowa.
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Crap and Trade

What will Iowa's new carbon task force do? And what about the Growing Climate Solutions Act, recently passed by the U.S. Senate? It's high time to clarify what these programs do and why it is not appropriate to call them markets.
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The Swine and the Swill

Decades ago, physicist Edward Teller made some predictions with startling relevance to today's events.