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FAST FIVE: Government Nutrition Policy: A Big, Fat Failure

Despite this zealous campaigning in favor of low-fat dieting, obesity is rising at alarming rates and heart disease remains one of the leading causes of mortality in the United States. Then, the government rewards producers who comply by granting them sweetheart subsidies and the government's seal of approval. Public Choice theory in its rawest form. We can Read more…

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FAST FIVE: FERC Throws Wrench Into Trump's Pro-Coal Plan

The opinion is likely to undermine efforts by the Trump administration to save non-competitive coal and nuclear power plants on the grounds that they guarantee the grid's resilience in case of emergency. Last year, Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed a plan for subsidizing coal and nuclear plants for providing base Read more…

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