Why bison were worth more dead than alive in the 19th century.
Peter Hill, Terry Anderson
With Californians sounding the alarm over the current drought, San Diego's Mike Slater invited PJ Hill to provide some historical perspective and Terry Anderson to outline practical solutions.
Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
The near extermination of the North American bison is widely viewed as a classic example of the tragedy of the commons. In the Independent Review, P.J. Hill argues that even if there had been well-defined and enforced property rights, cattle would still have replaced bison on the Great Plains.
As pressure mounts to declare Utah's Greater Canyonlands a national monument, Utah-based Randy Simmons and Ryan Yonk look at the economic impact studies used to justify designation.
Watch PJ Hill discuss the economic history of the Oregon Trail and then join him LIVE this Thursday, June 26 from 6 - 8 pm mountain time to learn more, challenge his perspective, and discover the secret antidote to typhoid.
Reed Watson, Peter Hill, Shawn Regan, Laura Huggins
Listen as Aaron Flint of "Voices of Montana" talks with Reed Watson, P.J. Hill, Shawn Regan, and Laura Huggins about free market environmentalism.
Unconventional Entrepreneurs of the Navajo Nation
Randy Simmons, Ryan M. Yonk
At the turn of the 20th century, Congress passed the Antiquities Act – giving President Teddy Roosevelt the authority to restrict the use of any federally owned public land by designating it as a national monument. However, monument designation can bring distinct negative impacts. Here's why.