Most Recent Episode The Financialization of Nature

The founders of this great country never intended for an overpowering federal government to control everything. They had a vision of free states united in commonalities but that were independent enough to protect individual liberty. This was tested with the Civil War, for sure. But even then, the idea was for states to work together but to function with independence on most matters of life. As western expansion passed the continental divide, the federal government grew more powerful, and states became more servants of the nation than independent parts of it. Amazingly, over half of all land in western states is controlled by the federal government. Jennifer Fielder and Ken Ivory of the American Lands Council join Kevin Freeman to talk about what is being done to return federal lands to the states and why it matters.

Please sign in to download Economic Battle Plan™