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Tag: food
  • The Case for Reconsidering GMOs

    Everywhere I go, non-libertarians and libertarians (“Big” and “little l”) alike all like to pester me about my discomfort with Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). I see the posts all the time on The Skeptical Libertarian Facebook Page about how they feel GMOs are beneficial to people, how they are backed by science, and how they have …

  • Free Markets & Food Trucks

    Even though I am a Boston native, I spend most of the year in New York City, where I go to school. One thing that caught my attention when I first arrived was the bounty of food trucks that dot the landscape. Walk down any street in Manhattan, and chances are, there are at least …

  • Inflation Sparks Food Riots Worldwide

    As the Federal Reserve continues to weaken our dollar with massive bond-buying programs that are intended to stimulate the economy, we should realize how bad inflation is to countries that don’t have developed economies. Sure, inflation is still a problem, but at least in the US there aren’t food riots everyday (not yet at least). …

  • The Killing Crutch

    Back in 2009, I heard that Michelle Obama had visited a farmer’s market near the White House.  I thought it was wonderful.  However, having read a little Rothbard, I knew there was something wrong with this picture.  How could the administration be encouraging local growers and such when the big corporate interests are so threatened …

  • North Carolina Bans Rare Burgers?

    Flavor:  Now banned in the Tar Heel State. We’ve all heard of government wanting to regulate our health care, the Internet, and what kind of light-bulbs we’re allowed to put into our homes. As infuriating as those regulations can be, the state of North Carolina may have just one-upped them all: banning rare burgers. According …

  • Food Revolution

    As a blogger here, I enjoy the regular connection I have with this audience, as well as being able to follow stories as they develop.  I’ve posted here before about the First Lady’s anti-obesity project, and while I’m not a fan of how she’s going about this, I found something related which is much more …