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Foundations of Freedom Episode 8: The Environment

November 29, 2023

Is individual freedom bad for the environment? And why are some of the dirtiest places on the planet the places where government has the most power? In the eighth installment of the Foundations of Freedom video series, Goldwater Vice President for Legal Affairs Timothy Sandefur explores concepts like “the tragedy of the commons” and “externalities” to explain that what we want is a clean enough environment: one that balances cleanliness with other human values.

Each episode of the new Foundations of Freedom series features Sandefur discussing our individual liberties, their philosophical underpinnings, and what they mean to us today:

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