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CULTURE OF ALARMISM

Americans are bombarded with messages about how everyday products and activities threaten their health and the health of their children; politicians and government regulators then use this alarmism to promote regulations that expand their power. The costs of this dynamic are serious: wasted tax dollars, higher costs and inferior goods for consumers, fewer jobs in companies navigating through red tape, and a needlessly worried, less free American populace. IWF probes into the science, and highlights the costs we pay for the over-regulation of American life. IWF also promotes common sense energy policy, and explains how radical environmentalism backfires on American families, raises the prices of everyday goods and services, and discourages economic growth.

Categories:  Agriculture,  Chemicals,  Child Safety,  Energy,  Food Freedom


How America’s Energy Boom Is Undermining Russian Foreign Policy

July 7 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Michigan Green Activists Oppose Pipeline, Ignoring Experts

July 6 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Stanford Geophysicist: Fracking Is An Environmental Good

June 30 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Solar Energy: Not As Clean As You Think

June 29 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


American Coal Production Up 19 Percent in First 5 Months of 2017

June 27 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Federal Bill Calls for Mandatory Jail Time for Teens Who Sext

June 8 2017
by Stacie Rumenap


Standing Rock Protester, Accused of Firing Gun at Cops, Wants to Be Free

June 5 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Emotion Emissions: Gulfstream Class Reacts to Paris Agreement Withdrawal

June 2 2017
by Charlotte Hays


SC Johnson, Transparency, and the Free Market

May 31 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Oklahoma Cracks Down on Criminal Environmental Activism

May 22 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Bonus Link: Dozens of Asian Salad Recipes From the Food Network

April 28 2017
by Charlotte Allen


Eat Your (Frozen!) Vegetables

April 24 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Oh Please! Diet Drinks Don’t Kill

April 24 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Government Bulletin: Pizzas Have Calories!

April 17 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Trump Administration May Not Defend Obama-Era Smog Rule

April 10 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


New Federal Data: Nearly 24,000 Safety Defects on America’s Oil Train Routes

April 5 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Trump Signs Executive Order to Review Clean Water Act

March 3 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Environmentally Conscious Pipeline Protesters Do Some Environmental Fouling of Their Own

February 23 2017
by Charlotte Allen


Colorado A.G. Challenges Defiant Boulder County on Fracking

February 21 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


California District Cuts Meat and Cheese From Its School Menus to Fight Global Warming

February 16 2017
by Charlotte Allen


Long Focused on Climate Change, Billionaire Tom Steyer Expands Political Focus

February 6 2017
by Julie Gunlock and Jillian Melchior


The University of Denver Rejects Students’ Demands to Divest in Fossil Fuels

February 6 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Maryland Senate Introduces Bill To Ban Fracking

February 6 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


The Wrong Way to Restore the Energy Economy

January 16 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Jenna Bush Microaggressess at the Golden Globes?

January 10 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Nat Hentoff, Champion of Liberty, RIP

January 10 2017
by Charlotte Hays


UK Watchdog Slams Friends of the Earth Over Unsubstantiated Fracking Claims

January 6 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Mollie Hemingway: Grief Therapy Tips for Distraught Anti-Trumpsters

January 5 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Hail Shale!

January 4 2017
by Charlotte Hays


The PC Police Discover Children's Books

January 3 2017
by Charlotte Hays


U.N. Drops Wonder Woman As Ambassador for Women and Girls

December 15 2016
by Charlotte Allen


More on the Shaming of Wonder Woman

December 15 2016
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Environmental Group Smears Black Beauty Products

December 14 2016
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


The Climate Is Changing at the EPA

December 8 2016
by Charlotte Hays


PC Police Wants to Ban "Baby, It's Cold Outside" for Promoting Date Rape

December 8 2016
by Charlotte Allen


The Real Issue Behind the North Dakota Pipeline

December 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Paris Climate Accord Prospects Looking Increasingly Bleak

November 21 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Whither the Greenies in Trumpworld?

November 16 2016
by Charlotte Hays


OH NO! The Election Results Are Upsetting the Children!

November 15 2016
by Charlotte Hays


The Category 5 Storm of Liberals Linking Hurricane Matthew to Global Warming

October 7 2016
by Charlotte Allen


The Obama Administration's Crusade Against Leaving Uneaten Peas on Your Plate

October 7 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Canadian Moms Report: Teachers Confiscating Their Kids' "Unhealthy" Home-Packed Lunches

October 6 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Study: Wind’s Radius of Peril for Birds Stretches Hundreds of Miles

October 3 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Yes, Murders Did Spike Last Year

September 27 2016
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie


Obama Administration Halts Another Pipeline

September 14 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Team Jen! Leave Jennifer Aniston (and her face wash!) Alone.

August 29 2016
by Julie Gunlock


University of Michigan Report: Biofuel Is Worse for Environment than Gasoline

August 25 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Frustrations Mount a Year After the EPA’s Toxic Animas River Spill

August 25 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Could Current Environmental Policies Be a Partial Factor in California's Wildfires?

August 25 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Nanny Wants to be Your Bartender

August 25 2016
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