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PROGRESS AND INNOVATION

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


The Defendants

November 7 2018
by Amy Cooke


Is Milk Racist? Patrice Responds

November 6 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Health Obsessed Blogger Recommends Expensive Organic Treats This Halloween

October 31 2018
by


High powered legal team for plaintiffs in the Boulder climate lawsuit

October 31 2018
by Amy Cooke


Women in the Food and Agriculture Field Want to Push Back on Alarmism

October 31 2018
by Julie Gunlock


What’s happening with the Boulder climate lawsuit…

October 25 2018
by Amy Cooke


No! Your Fast Food Burger Isn't Contaminated with Antibiotics

October 18 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Vogue Fashion Blogger: Who's Up for Burning It All Down?

October 10 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Praise for Rodan + Fields--Working to Push Back on Alarmism

October 10 2018
by Julie Gunlock


How Vaping Helped One Woman Quit Smoking

October 10 2018
by Julie Gunlock


LaCroix Won't Kill You (I can't believe I just wrote that...)

October 7 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Paris Government Attempts to be Eco-Friendly with Outdoor Urinals

September 4 2018
by Betsy Pearson


The Brady House Did Not Endanger the Brady Bunch

September 3 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Polls: Americans Cool to Plastic Straws but Don’t Want Them Banned

August 27 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Will Congress Stop the FDA from Going After Our “Milk”?

August 23 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Glyphosate in Cereal: Another Myth Promoted by Unethical Green Groups

August 16 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Vegans Claim 4-H is Child Abuse

August 9 2018
by Betsy Pearson


Young Consumers Fall for the Fallacy of “Natural” Beauty Products

August 3 2018
by Betsy Pearson


When It Comes To Infant Nutrition, Nuances Matter. Not Politics.

August 2 2018
by Jamie Wells


Young Adults Have a Hard Time at the Grocery Store

July 31 2018
by Betsy Pearson


Boulder Climate Lawsuit Update: What do recently dismissed cases mean for Boulder?

July 25 2018
by Amy Cooke


"Mom Shaming" Over Using Baby Bottles Got So Bad That A Midwives Organization Had To Come To The Rescue

July 20 2018
by Jamie Wells


Magazine: Strawless Starbucks Containers Actually Use More Plastic

July 18 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Who Loses When Products Are Banned

July 13 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Cowards at Krogers

July 11 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Suck This Up: Seattle Bans Plastic Straws

July 2 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Judge: The Courts Should Stay In Their Lane

June 27 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Facts About Boulder's Climate Change Lawsuit

June 26 2018
by Amy Cooke


World No Tobacco Day: Let's Recognize the Potential of E-Cigarettes

May 31 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Is Moral Panic Preventing Us from Thinking Clearly about E-Cigarettes?

May 16 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Hysteria Comes to Black Hair Care Products – Again

May 16 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Moral Panic Over E-Cigarettes Carries a High Cost

May 16 2018
by Julie Gunlock


4 ways this year’s farm bill is even worse than the last

May 15 2018
by caroline kitchens


Mamavation: Your Deodorant Can Reduce Your IQ

May 15 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Kids and Sleep: Are Americans Too Nervous?

May 1 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Knife Control Now Hot Topic in U.K.

April 27 2018
by Charlotte Hays


The FDA Cracks Down on Juul

April 25 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Earth Day 2018: Plastics don’t deserve the bad rap

April 18 2018
by Amy Cooke


Media Panic over E-cigarettes will Harm Smokers

April 18 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Green Groups Stunned by Knowledgable Judge

April 9 2018
by Erin Hawley


RFS Creates Strange Bedfellows

March 21 2018
by Julie Gunlock


How Young Is Too Young for Protest? A National Gun-Violence Walkout Tests Schools

March 13 2018
by Julie Gunlock


A Belgian Man Faces Stiff Fine for Sexist Remark

March 7 2018
by


It's Melatonin, Not Hard Drugs!

March 6 2018
by Julie Gunlock


BPA Safety Confirmed Again

February 26 2018
by Julie Gunlock


The Florida Shooting Brought Out the Best in a Lot of People. But Not Everybody

February 21 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Nanny State: Laundry Pods Should Have Labels Reminding People Not to Eat Them

February 9 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Blow-Drying without a License Can Carry Jail Time in Arizona

February 6 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Twitter Parenting Experts and Their Sick, Sick Imaginations

February 5 2018
by Julie Gunlock


QUIZ: What is a GMO?

February 1 2018
by Staff


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