| Tuesday October 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM PDT
Conservative Reserve subsidy proves counterproductive.
Lawrence J. McQuillan
| Tuesday June 18, 2013 at 11:54 AM PDT
In addition to collecting information on your telephone and Internet activity, the federal government is collecting your raisins. Yes, you read that right. Since 1937, the federal government has forced raisin growers to hand over without compensation a percentage of their annual crop to a government-sponsored raisin marketing board, keeping this portion from consumers...Read More »
David J. Theroux
| Thursday May 26, 2011 at 6:05 PM PDT
Here is Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs speaking on “Ethanol Subsidies Have Many Bad Consequences,” from the Mises Circle seminar, “Agricultural Subsidies: Down on the D.C. Farm,” held May 14th in Indianapolis. [audio:2011_05_14_higgs_indianapolis.mp3] Download audio file (27:51 minutes) Please also see the following books: Plowshares & Pork Barrels: The Political Economy of Agriculture,...Read More »