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Month: August 2014
Protecting Endangered Species: A Good Idea Gone Wild?
Protecting Endangered Species: A Good Idea Gone Wild?

What is the best way to protect endangered species? How can we ensure the survival of species and ensure that people’s property rights are not taken away? Should the government attempt to regulate land when the endangered species doesn’t even live on that land? What’s the solution? This segment looks at one government attempt to save an endangered frog.

Cop cameras to the rescue?
Cop cameras to the rescue?

Evesham, NJ Police Chief Chris Chew and Sergeant Erin Gorman on police cameras and the benefits they provide to both police and citizens.

Moving Companies: Who Chooses Who Moves Our Stuff?
Moving Companies: Who Chooses Who Moves Our Stuff?

Should businesses need permission from other businesses to compete? Should the government help established businesses keep out competition? Is uncontrolled competition too chaotic and disruptive? Do we need the government to control competition? This segment looks at moving companies and the urge to regulate them.

Overregulation: When Are There Enough Rules?
Overregulation: When Are There Enough Rules?

Why are there so many rules for us to follow? Why do governments seem to churn out more rules every day? When are there enough rules? Do more laws mean less freedom? This segment looks at some regulations and how they impact people.

Reputation or Regulation: Which Provides Better Consumer Protection?
Reputation or Regulation: Which Provides Better Consumer Protection?

What’s the best way to choose a product or service? Has the availability of feedback on the Internet diminished or eliminated government’s role in regulating business? Do markets regulate businesses better than government regulation does? This segment looks at consumer protection through reputation and regulation.

War on Women: Fact or Fable?
War on Women: Fact or Fable?

Do women make less than men? Do employers discriminate against women by paying them less? This lesson focuses on the controversy surrounding the wage gap between men and women.

Have SWAT teams become too overused?
Have SWAT teams become too overused?

Radley Balko, “Rise of the Warrior Cop” author, explains how SWAT teams are greatly overused. More from the “Policing America” special this Saturday at 10pm on Fox News.