A New Visions Commentary paper published November 2003 by The National Center for Public Policy Research. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Select Steel, Inc. couldn't build a steel mill in Genesee County, Michigan due to "environmental justice" concerns. Now a federal commission is suggesting that...

Hopes for a swift and lasting economic recovery could be dashed if Congress approves a misbegotten scheme that two independent government agencies have concluded will send energy prices through the roof. The "Climate Stewardship Act of 2003" (S. 139), introduced by Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) and...

Drivers of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) have recently been called gas-guzzlers, had their faith and religion questioned and even been called terrorists (the poor gas mileage of some SUVs helps put money in Osama's pocket, you see). Why are SUV drivers being demonized? What's the motivation...

A New Visions Commentary paper published January 2003 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Black America needs to fasten its collective seatbelt. According to figures...

When one imagines liberal environmental activists, the stereotype is one of tie-dyed followers of the Grateful Dead. These days, environmental activism is big business. Well-paid heads of green groups more likely choose Bruno Maglis over Birkenstocks. But some of the policies they promote hurt minorities,...

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