Charlotte Huus-Henriksen 11/21/2013
PERC's executive director Dino Falaschetti interviews Kenneth Bickford, president of Chapapeela Development Corp., who discusses "new urbanism" and his development plans in the greater New Orleans area.
PERC's Terry Anderson and the Hoover Institution's Carson Bruno examine the hydraulic fracturing process and the market mechanisms which would allow us to take advantage of fracking's benefits and mitigate its costs.
As part of the government shutdown that started October 1, the National Parks Service closed all U.S. national parks and monuments. Visitors were denied entry to Yosemite and Yellowstone and acres and acres of national park lands until the government resumes business. But economics professor Holly...
Meet PERC's Board Member Frank-Paul King! F-P visits his family ranch in Montana as often as he can. The ranch is near the old town of Cameron,—population 10—which consists of the Blue Moon Saloon and a post office.
John Koppisch 09/14/2012
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
Richard Wright 12/04/2013
Owning land is a Canadian right—unless you live on a reserve. Now, a First Nation in British Columbia is rewriting the rules. Will property rights for Aboriginals bring prosperity or assimilation?
Justin Richland 12/04/2013
Early contact with non-Indians caused American Indian cultures to flourish in some waysand to atrophy in others. Non-Indians supplied steel chisels and paint to Northwestern tribes fortotem pole art, the loom and colored threads to Southwestern tribes for weaving, and the horse
Terry Anderson 12/04/2013
Viewing Karl Bodmer’s paintings of Native Americans from his journey up the Missouri Riverfrom 1831 to 1834 or L. A. Huffman’s photographs taken of chiefs such as Sitting Bull after the
PERC Julian Simon Fellow David Schmidtz focuses on conflict resolution at the intersection of economics and ecology. In this video, he explores "alien priorities."