Free Markets Green Earth

Free Markets Green Earth

By Nicholas William Pecone
A weekly podcast discussing environmental issues and agribusiness through a free market libertarian perspective.
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Free Markets Green Earth 039: What's The CoV & Climate Change Connection?
In today's episode Ben & I discuss the tenuous relationship or correlation between the current Covid-19 phenomenon & climate change. I'd like to also thank James Corbett for finding all the links i pulled off his website. Corbett Report: Propaganda Watch: Here The links James pulled: How the Climate Crisis Is Making the Spread of Infectious Diseases Like Coronavirus More Common Climate Change and Health: Readiness and Resilience STUDY: Climate Change Releasing Unknown Viruses Time: Coronavirus is Messing Up pre-COP26 Climate Conferences What would happen if the world reacted to climate change like it’s reacting to the coronavirus? Coronavirus prompts Friday climate rallies go online Different Crises: Coronavirus & Climate Change The Real Threat: Will Coronavirus Confinement Fight Climate Change? Coronavirus can trigger a new industrial revolution Coronavirus leads to decrease in CO2 emissions: Can it last? | DW News Eco-life in 2040 (planned-opolis) If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
38:42
March 21, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 038: Is Anti-Greta A “Real Thing?”
In today’s episode Ben and I discuss Naomi Seibt, the ‘Anti-Greta’, being put out to fight climate alarmism. Is she the real deal? Does she deserve the backlash? What should we think? Let’s talk about it! Links: Meet The Nineteen Year Old ‘Anti-Greta’ Who Warns Thunberg’s Alarmism Must Be Stopped Naomi Seibt: ‘Anti-Greta’ Activist Called White Nationalist An Inspiration The Anti-Greta: A Conservative Think Tank Takes On The Global Phenomenon Naomi Seibt @ Heartland Institute https://www.heartland.org/about-us/who-we-are/naomi-seibt https://www.heartland.org/search-results.html?q=Naomi+seibt If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
33:54
March 13, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 037: A Farmers Bill Of R...obligations
In today's episode Ben and I address an email we received from a viewer asking us to talk about a Farmers Bill Of Rights that's been floating around. We thought it was a great idea and here it is. Farmers Bill Of Rights (https://farmaction.us) right to fair, open markets right to feed our community right to fair capital right to protect our natural resources right to local control of our land right to food security right to repair (equipment) right to transparent labeling right to rural opportunity If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
39:00
March 5, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 036: Donnie Gebert On A Direct Republic To Save The Environment & More
I know it's a doozy but be aware i chopped mightily at this conversation to getr it down this short. Our guest Donnie Gebert brings to us his concept for a Direct Republic as a way to better ensure property rights with a decentralized legislature and allow us to attack environmental issues with a more sound legal backing, not as susceptible to graft and cronyism. Donnies Book: A Direct Republic: The Null Hypothesis Of Politics Steven Pinker - The Language Instinct https://www.thenullhypothesisofpolitics.com/ If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
1:06:42
February 20, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 035: Strawmanning Libertarians On The Environment With Antony Sammeroff
In today's episode Ben & I got to talk to our good friend from across the pond Antony Sammeroff of The Scottish Liberty Podcast. Antony had sent me an article he stumbled across that seemed to really get wrong the libertarian position on the environment so we decided to do our best to dismantle it. I know this is a longer episode but I urge to listen through because it was very fun as well as being insightful on a few fronts. Links For Todays Episode: The Article  https://monbiot.com Enlightenment Now - Steven Pinker The Transformation Of American Law - Martin J Horowitz Free Markets Green Earth Episode 014 - Who's River Is This If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
48:54
February 13, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 034: The Recycling Shit Show
In today's episode Ben & I take a look at a China jumping on the single use plastics ban that's been sweeping the planet. As we mentioned in a previous episode it's impossible to talk about this topic without first addressing global recycling. Let's see how complicated this gets. Single Use Plastic: China To Ban Bags And Other Items - BBC Is What We're Recycling Actually Getting Recycled - How Stuff Works Your Recycling Gets Recycled, Right? Maybe, Or Maybe Not. - NYT Is This The End Of Recycling? - The Atlantic 5 Recycling Myths Busted - NatGeo The Plastic Recycling Scam - Daily Kos If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
28:51
February 6, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 033: Private Is Just Better
Today’s is a bit of a potpourri episode. Ben & I take a look at a few interesting articles and the implications they engender. We’ve got dead foxes, a hostage...er IP tale and government cordoning off the night sky. Rat poisoned rats killing natural predators. Psilocybin trademarked by chocolate company. Stargazing rates. If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
34:11
January 23, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 032: What's Really Up In Australia
In today's episode, Ben and I take a little bit longer look at what's been going on with the fires in Australia. Turns out girls flashing the fannys isnt all there is to pay attention to. Canadian Government Buys Australian Water In Drought Australian Law If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
22:47
January 16, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 031: Camgirl Saves Koalas And Other Tales
In today's episode, the first of the new year, Ben and I take a look at some instances of people taking it upon themselves to help out in Natural disasters. It's interesting how the state likes to interfere. Large corporations too. Koala Girl 1 Koala Girl 2 North Carolina Woman 1 North Carolina Woman 2 Arsen Or Climate? If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & Parent 2 Podcaster) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
25:05
January 9, 2020
Free Markets Green Earth 030: Psychedelic Santa & Reindeer Piss
In today's episode Ben regales us with a tale of Christmas with Santa, reindeer, psychedelic mushrooms...reindeer piss.... I promise it's actually an interesting episode and short enough to enjoy on a trip to spend those giftcards from Christmas day. Santa & Mushrooms Flying Reindeer Piss Santa & Mushrooms If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
20:15
December 26, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 029: King $ On The Mountain 2
In today's episode Ben & I discuss an article about porters on Machu Pichu and the economics affecting the industry. Is this a clear case of corporations ruining a young economy or is it the result of government meddling? The Porter Problem Hike Machu Pichu Brown Girl Trekker If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
26:15
December 19, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 028: A Tale Of Two Trees
In today's episode Ben & I discuss Christmas trees. In particular which is better for Mother Nature: Real or Fake? The answer may surprise you. Either way it was a fun conversation. Learn More Real VS Fake Tree 1 | Real VS Fake Tree 2 | Real VS Fake Tree 3 How Green Are Artificial Trees Real Tree Impact If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
28:58
December 12, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 027: Who Does The EPA Really Work For?
In today's episode we discuss a few news articles Ben & I stumbled on that perfectly exemplify our position on the true role of the EPA. Each of the articles points out a different angle on the underlying truth that the EPA works for corporate entities and the idea that it regulates on the behalf of citizens is nonsense. It’s role is as defense to undermine the citizenry advocating on behalf of itself. Learn More No you may not advocate on behalf of yourself, that’s our monopoly. If they work for us why do we have to sue them to do they’re jobs? Permission to contaminate your land isn’t yours to give citizen, it’s ours. Nevermind that $ changing hands either. If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.) Free Markets Green Earth is a proud creation of The Mad Audio Lab.
24:44
December 5, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 026: But They'll Monopolize The Land
In today's episode Ben and I discuss hunting in Ancapistan. We go through a bunch of the implications private property has on the activity and go figure we come to the conclusion private property wins out. If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
37:13
November 28, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 025: What's So Bad About Zoos?
In today's episode Ben and I discuss my recent family trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom and the broader idea of zoos in general. Is the captivity worth the inspiration that it can instill. What does it demand of us as environmentalists? If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
29:40
November 21, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 024: Just Cant Stop Fiddlin' With Them Plants
In today's episode we discuss man manipulating his food souce. Is this the key to our future or the final folly of man? Learn More Link 1 | Link 2 | Link 3 | Link 4 | Link 5 | Link 6 If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
31:09
November 14, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 023: Adam Zielinski & The Libertarian Party Market Environmentalism Caucus
In today's episode we have a friendly discussion covering all sorts of ground with Adam Zielinski of The Libertarian Party Market Environmentalism Caucus. Learn More Adam Zielinski | The Libertarian Party Market Environmentalism Caucus If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
54:58
November 7, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 022: You Can't Use The Same Grill Or Money
In today's episode we discuss the new impossiburger and some of the less thought about discussions surrounding them. Learn More Impossible Foods | Wiki Methyl Cellulose | Unintended Consequences | Mycelium For Food | Wired On The Impossiburger  If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
38:28
October 31, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 021: Lance Cayco On Gophers Bringing The Plague
In today's episode Nick and Ben talk to podcaster, architect & teacher Lance Cayco about some of the disfunction he deals with as a developer in Colorado. Inside The Firm Colorado Gophers & The Plague If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods, Parent 2 Podcaster & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
42:32
October 24, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 020: Bees In Your Bonnet
In today's episode Nick and Ben talk about an article they saw about Pornhub trying to raise awareness about bees. This episode shouldn't be too risque but the links below are definitely NSFW but are certainly interesting. Pornhub Cares - Beesexual If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
34:58
October 17, 2019
Free Market's Green Earth 019: Richard Watson Of Extinction Rebellion Libertarians
In today's episode Nick fights some audio issues trying something new but we have an interesting guest with an interesting proposition. Ben & I talk to Richard Watson of Extinction Rebellion Libertarians about his group and about their goal to inject libertarian principles into the socialist dominated environmentalist group. If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
47:42
October 10, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 018: Racism & International Wealth Redistribution
In today's episode we have a special guest, Thomas Bivens, to discuss intersectionality and the UN and climate change. We move through right wing eco-terrorists, how women are uniquely prepared to fix 3rd world nations etc... We source the following links: Link 1 - Link 2 - Link 3 - Link 4 - Link 5 - Link 6 - Link 7 - Link 8  - Link 9 - Link 10 If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
1:14:03
October 3, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 017: Starts With Virtue Signals
In today's episode we start with some hilarious grand gesture virtue signals. I" not sure how much Rhianna's Diamond Ball remarks or Timberlands new eco line really meet the standard for environmental activism but you need to know we're on board with the agenda. From there we take a little jaunt to watch as president Trump wields the EPA like a club to force San Fransisco to do something about their homeless problem. You know that EPA that's supposed to be the unbiased referee in the game? We know that's bullshit but we need to help more people see it. Article 1 - Article 2 - Article 3 - Article 4 If this isn't enough craziness we take longer look at the relaxing of CAFE standards by Trump while California defiantly makes a claim for states right...I know ridiculous but lets hope it catches on. If that wasn't enough we get a great example of cronyism as the manufacturers beg for the harsher admission standards across the board because we all know how caring they are...or just hate the idea of not being protected from competition by labyrinthine compliance mandates of every stripe. If you care to hear a much smarter energy expert on the topic might i recommend Episode 205 of Contra Krugman. Article 1 - Article 2 - Article 3 - Article 4 - Article 5 - Article 6 - Article 7 - Article 8 I'm glad California hasn't over-run the entire country yet is what this episode is getting at. If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
31:44
September 26, 2019
Free Markets' Green Earth 016: The Children Vs Civilization
In today's episode we cover the pressing issue of the impending student strikes in regards to climate change. Most of it is stemming from the 16 year old activist Greta Thurnberg. An activist who refuses to to talk to people who disagree with her ideas. Which makes the idea of changing minds impossible. This NPR Article sums up some of the insane ideas she is championing and rallying the youth of the world behind. The really frustrating part is that if you had the gall to question the fallacious and exaggerate claims she makes, you're forced to deal with "you hate kids, women and the differently abled (she has aspberghers they claim.)" Article There is specific effort to link sexism to the questioning of the suppositions. Free market apparently just means sexism now. Not a commie, must be sexist. Article Here in NYC mayor Deblasio is saying it’s cool to skip school to protest for action on climate change. Why are we listening to a generation with no foundation in economics or even life experience in general? Article In general the level of Fear our children are living under is terrifying. The Washington Post seems to have evidence that a majority of students are generally afraid the world is ending and at least 1 in 4 of them are actively engaging in activism. Article Sadly this all seems to stem from the huge indoctrination campaign (save the rainforest) I went through as a kid. Addditional Links: Another on student strikes Article The spread of activism and strikes globally. Article Glad he had a well thought out alternative and not just complaints that not enough is being done. Article If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
31:34
September 19, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 015: Our Lungs Are Full Of Meat?
In today's episode we take a look at the conversation they were trying to force us to have in regards to the fires in the Amazon in Brazil. What does meat have to do with this? As with so many environmental issues big agribusiness absolutely factors in. They come up with many suggestions to combat the issue. Some suggest veganism, some suggest eating bugs, some suggest eating our dead...wait what? This was an actual discussion scientists are having. Personally I think there are real conversations to be had in regards to what is happening with the Amazon, biodiversity being a huge concern I have. Subsidization and government interference are some of the biggest drivers of moves toward mono-crops and factory farming. Instead we get lies trying to paint this year as being worse than most as far as these fires go instead of barely out of the bottom third. This doesn't even address why the fires happen and to what end. I'm not personally about making food more difficult for poor modernizing nations. The coverage seemed to disappear immediately after the democratic town hall suggested trillions of dollars of new spending that we don't have to drastically rework society with a model that has been proven over and over again to fail. Here's a Washington Post article that has a bunch of information on the issue. Check It Out. If there's a topic you want to hear more about drop us a line and let us know. Links are always appreciated. For more episodes check out freemarketsgreenearth.com Free Markets, Green Earth is hosted by Nicky P (Sounds Like Liberty, This Week In Liberpods & The Introvert Musician Podcasts) as well as The Liberty Hippie: Ben Pangie (Homesteads & Homeschools Podcast.)
33:51
September 11, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 014: Who's River Is This Anyway?
If you thought planning government and economics was impossible, try planning nature... We all know nature can be a chaotic beast paying no heed to the whims of humans, but what happens when humans try to lay out a plan for mother nature? What happens when those plans are made by governments? What happens to the recourse of individuals who own private property that fall within the boundaries of these government made nature-plans? Check out episode 14 when the Liberty Hippies talk about the International Joint Commission, and their plan for the St. Lawrence Seaway. Links Lake Ontario-St Lawrence River Plan 2014 It's happened before: The long history of flooding on Lake Ontario Record water levels threaten $50M-per-day St. Lawrence Seaway shipping biz New Report Confirms 2017 Floods on Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Caused by Extreme Weather Is Plan 2014 really the culprit behind Lake Ontario's high water levels? Canadian IJC head defends agency amid flooding – and criticism If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively.
42:22
July 25, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 013: Skimming Around
*******Explicit Content******* With lucky show number 13, we suffer some technicals causing a substandard recording bat also represents the Liberty Hippies bringing on their inaugural guest, Daniel Weisgarber, a fine Floridian, to talk about Florida things; specifically, fine Florida milk from the Ocheesee Creamery. Daniel shares with us a story of how Florida's asinine definition of skim milk forced the Ocheesee Creamery to dump hundreds of gallons of skim milk a week (at $5 a half-gallon) for almost half a decade, and eventually wound up in court, costing the taxpayers nearly half a million dollars. Links If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively. Ocheesee Creamery OCHEESEE CREAMERY LLC v. ADAM PUTNAM ZACH CONLIN Eleventh Circuit Does Not Skim Over First Amendment Concerns in Labeling Milk
1:03:47
July 18, 2019
Free Market's Green Earth 012: Government Words
Check out episode 12 of Free Markets, Green Earth when Nicky P. and the Liberty Hippie decide to talk about definitions. No, this isn't a lesson on grammar, rather it's a look at how the FDA and the USDA use definitions to "protect" the consumer, when in fact, it provides no protection and actually leaves the consumer in a conundrum of misguided principles. Links What's the Deal With Natural and Artificial Flavors? Organic 101 Organic 101: Allowed and Prohibited Substances Organic 101: What the USDA Organic Label Means Is Organic Meat Really Better for you? If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively.
47:19
July 11, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 011: Animals Are People Too?
Join the Liberty Hippies this week as they talk about animals and some new bi-partisan legislation meant to protect our furry friends by making animal cruelty a nationwide felony, punishable by up to seven years in prison. They discuss how the legislation - like most legislation - sounds good from the outset, but leaves plenty of room to take the slippery slope down to policing cultural norms. Links Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Make Animal Cruelty a Nationwide Felony If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively.
45:58
July 4, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 010: The Empire State In The Rear-view
After nine episodes, it's about time Nicky and Ben get down to why they're here and how they got here. In this episode the two liberty hippies talk a bit about their genesis into the world of environmentalism and the different paths and experiences they took to finally realize that the best way to protect the environment is through the work of the individual. Links In 45 years, we have killed 60% of Earth’s wildlife If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively.
52:39
June 27, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 009: The Mushroom King
If there is one kingdom of life that is routinely ignored and completely undervalued its that of the Fungus. There are so many uses for fungus and their mycelium, but the field of mycology is still growing and its uses are still being discovered. In this episode, the Liberty Hippie and Nicky P. talk about the many uses of mycelium and fungus that are being used across many different fields from meat substitutes to plastic digestion to biopesticides. The uses for mycelium will continue to grow through free-market demand and research. Stay tuned. Links Safe New Mushroom-Based Biopesticides Could Spell the End for GMO Foods Mushrooms Clean Up Toxic Mess, Including Plastic. So Why Aren’t They Used More? Redhouse Architecture wants to use mushrooms to turn derelict buildings into new homes Homesteads and Homeschools Episode 16 If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively.
46:56
June 20, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 008: For The Chid'rin
Kid's movies are low brain power, easy watching films that allow a time to "bond" with your kids while allowing the adult brain to relax and reset; that is, of course, as long as the film doesn't present mind-bending, indoctrinating, anti-human propaganda. Unfortunately, many kid's movies seem to be going this route. This week the Liberty Hippie and Nicky P. take a look at Over the Hedge, a film from 2006 that only has a handful of human characters, but presents them with near zero redeeming qualities. And of course, what would an episode be if there wasn't copious amounts of rabbit trails leading down a variety of free-market-green paths? Links Over the Hedge at IMDB Episode 4 - The Most Dangerous Invasive Species If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively.
1:03:47
June 13, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 007: Big Daddy FDA
This week on Free Markets, Green Earth, Nicky P. and the Liberty Hippie talk about one of their favorite alphabet soup agencies, the FDA! This fine agency has been put in place to make sure the American people don't suffer from faulty pharmaceutical drugs, E. coli tainted lettuce, and watered down milk, but yet, they get it so wrong. Listen in and find out why. Links The FDA Tells the Food Industry to Change How it Uses 'Expiration' Dates USDA - Food Product Dating If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also support out Ben and Nicky through their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively.
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June 6, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 006: King $ On The Mountain
This week on Free Markets, Green Earth, Nicky P. and the Liberty Hippie decide to talk about the mountains. They examine the biggest mountain in the world, and talk about the all the death and litter the media is constantly reporting on, before they examine and wonder what it might look like should a private entity purchase the mountain. Of course a discussion of government ownership of land wouldn't be complete without some talk about unintended consequences, and the insulation from damages the government provides itself. Check out the links and the mess of pictures.   If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. You can also check out Ben and Nicky on their own shows, Homesteads and Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty, respectively. Mount Everest has gotten so crowded that climbers are perishing in the traffic jams Human traffic jam atop Mount Everest's "death zone" How much rubbish is really on Everest and what are we doing about it? World's highest dump? Mount Everest is covered in tons of trash and dead bodies British climber dies on Mount Everest death toll reaches 10
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May 30, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 005: **** New York Just A Bit More
This week on Free Markets, Green Earth, Nicky P. and the Liberty Hippie find themselves entangled in more legislative non-sense from the fine state of New York, and they're not talking about an individuals $500k water bill, or plastic bag bans. This time the two discuss New York's proposed farm bill that has been lingering in Albany for almost fifteen years, but thanks to State government all falling to one side, it's likely that the state of New York will no longer allow individual farm workers to negotiate their own work conditions. The new bill will require farmers to pay workers overtime, introducing a slew of problems for both workers and farm owners. Nicky P. and the Liberty Hippie examined the different sides of the argument, discussed the numerous problems this legislation poses, and of course, examined why this bill won't actually help workers, but will help the State. If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. NYS Senate Bill S2837 NYS Assembly Bill A2750 'We Are All Human Beings': How farm labor rights bill could change NY agriculture Republicans call for more public hearings on legislation that could hurt family farms Local farmers say current farm overtime bill creates complications Farm labor bill cost farms $300 million  Want more Nicky P & Ben check out Sounds Like Liberty or Homesteads & Homeschools 
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May 23, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 004: The Most Dangerous Invasive Species
Taking a break from examining articles from the all across the internet, Nicky P. and the Liberty Hippie decide to wax philosophical about the naturalness of human beings and their interactions with the environment. What spurred this question into our existence? A facebook post about non-native Tegus in Florida eating chicken eggs and wreaking havoc on the native ecosystem. From here, the Liberty Hippie started to wonder, "should there be an attempt made to eradicate non-native species introduced by humans?" The Links If you enjoyed the show, you can find it on Facebook, give it a like and a share, or even a review on iTunes. And if you're so inclined, you can always use the gmail to make your feelings heard: FreeMarketsGreenEarth@gmail.com. Definition of natural from Merriam-Webster Roderick Nash - The Rights of Nature: A History of Environmental Ethics Want more Nicky P & Ben check out Sounds Like Liberty or Homesteads & Homeschools
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May 16, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 003: When Going Green Goes Bad
Legacy episode three from behind the pay wall. 
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May 15, 2019
Free Markets Green Earth 002
Legacy episode 002. The second episode we recorded as bonus material for Homesteads & Homeschools and Sounds Like Liberty.
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May 15, 2019
Free Market's Green Earth 001: **** New York
This is legacy episode one. We did this as bonus content for our respective podcasts Sounds Like LIberty and Homesteads & Homeschools.
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May 15, 2019