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Dubbed the “First Nations Property Ownership Act,” the legislation would allow Canadian bands (tribes as they are known in the United States) to vote on whether to give individual Indians the right to own their land as private property.

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Step away from the blackboard
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By Terry L. Anderson
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September 2007Volume 25 | Number 3 ON TARGET By Terry L. Anderson
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ON TARGET Fightin' or Drinkin' By Terry Anderson PERC Reports, June 2007
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When Donald Leal and I wrote Free Market Environmentalism in 1991, we mostly theorized about how property rights and markets could enhance environmental quality. We focused more on political failures than market successes because there were more of the former than the latter.
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Building the university of free market environmentalism will require a combination of business acumen and environmental passion.
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The backlash from the Supreme Court's Kelo decision could relax land-use regulation around the country. And well it should.
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Blackfeet Gathering, an oil painting of teepees, illustrates private property among American Indians. It is available by auction.
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Environmental entrepreneurs should have a business plan just as any other entrepreneur, but for my business- school students this is a revelation.
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By Terry L. Anderson
Eighteen young conservationists spent the month of June in Bozeman, Montana, attending the Kinship Conservation Institute. At KCI they learned about, discussed, and critiqued free market environmentalism.
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Restoring Indian Dignity
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Nobel laureate Ronald Coase has passed away at the age of 102. Coase's work provided the intellectual foundation on which free market environmentalism is built.
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Luddites can thwart even the best enviropreneurs; they see solutions as problems.
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If you are in favor of economic growth, free markets, and less government, join the Green Tea Party and support Kermit the Frog for president.
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“In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” —Eric Hoffer
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In 1962, Congressman Wayne Aspinall wrote to President Kennedy asking him to establish a commission to review public land laws.
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For traditional environmentalists, 2010 is important because the first Earth Day occurred 40 years ago. For free market environmentalists, 2010 is more than an anniversary— it’s cause for celebration.
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Wikipedia—externality: an impact on a party that is not directly involved in the transaction.PERC—enviropreneur: a person who has no patience for externalities.By Terry Anderson
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In the early days of the ivory trade ban in the 1980s, TIME magazine showed a picture of Kenyan government officials burning tons of ivory to demonstrate their commitment to the ban as a way of stopping elephant poaching.
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Of course, President Obama is “green.” These days, it’s hard to find anyone or anything that isn’t. Barack and Michelle have their organic White House garden. George “dubya” has solar panels at his ranch.
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When the battles over water in Oregon’s Klamath River Basin were at their peak, PERC organized a meeting in Portland to bring competing parties to the table in search of common ground for reducing the conflict.
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The financial meltdown has led many people, especially politicians, to blame the problem on market failure and to jump on the regulatory bandwagon.
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Economists devote page upon page of their textbooks to discussions of “public goods,” arguing that markets won’t supply them.
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The drive to be greener than others begs two questions. Why is everyone so green here and now, and what really constitutes being green?
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The nitty gritty on green policy proposals