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Radical Environmentalists' Continuing Campaign Against Economic Freedom

Posted By James M. Roberts On July 29, 2011 @ 10:00 am In Energy | Comments Disabled

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Recently, radical environmentalists have waged a campaign to stifle free enterprise and economic freedom. Here are some of their recent skirmishes, ranging from crop destruction in Australia to attacks on toy companies like Lego and Disney:


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[1] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/greenpeace-australia-crop-destruction-7-11.jpg

[2] Photos: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/sydney-nsw/greenpeace-activists-are-cereal-killers/story-e6freuzi-1226094965361

[3] they have the right to act lawlessly and destroy work by scientists designed to feed a hungry world: http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2011/07/18/radical-environmentalism-harming-people

[4] New York Times rebuked Greenpeace’s actions: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/22/on-green-dread-and-agricultural-technology/

[5] high-profile attack that Greenpeace led against iconic Western toy companies: http://www.scpr.org/blogs/environment/2011/07/14/lego-latest-toy-maker-respond-greenpeace-rainfores

[6] Corporate Social Responsibility: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2010/05/Corporate-Social-Responsibility-Standards-ISO-26000-Bad-for-Business?query=How+Corporate+Social+Responsibility+(ISO+26000)+Mandates+Undermine+Free+Markets

[7] America’s poorly designed and counterproductive ethanol subsidies (pushed by global warming alarmists and big agribusinesses) are driving up the price of food: http://blogs.the-american-interest.com/wrm/2011/07/20/greens-lie-children-die/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+WalterRussellMead+%28Walter+Russell+Mead%27s+Blog%29

[8] environmental groups have used federal laws and regulations to “create a paralysis”: http://azdailysun.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_14867dbe-a9a6-578c-b137-9e5ba6925b86.html

[9] “typical Marcellus shale well generates about $4 million in economic benefits while generating only $14,000 in economic damages from environmental impacts”: http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/bobbeauprez/2011/07/10/green_projects_are_hogging_resources/page/2

[10] New York Times to run biased reports: http://www.anga.us/learn-the-facts/links--resources/setting-the-record-straight

[11] current and future energy supplies: http://blog.heritage.org/2011/07/21/natural-gas-boom-or-bust-all-signs-point-to-boom/

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