William E. Pike

mvanwinkle@fee.org

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Raw Milk and the Sour State

Control of the Milk Supply is a Primary Step toward Government Control of the Larger Food Supply

JANUARY 20, 2009 by WILLIAM E. PIKE

Whether it is an expensive organic brand or simply carries a mega-chain store name, that milk has undergone pasteurization and homogenization. There is a growing subset of consumers who would prefer not to buy their milk this way. They want it unpasteurized, unhomogenized—in a word, "raw."

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The Mt. Olive Pickle Boycott: Misidentifying the Enemy

Why Did Labor Activists Target Cucumber Farmers?

MAY 01, 2005 by WILLIAM E. PIKE

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Taxes into Plowshares

Gun Buybacks Decrease Freedom and Fail to Reduce Violence

MAY 01, 2002 by WILLIAM E. PIKE

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Recruiting Rural Physicians: Small-Town Socialism

Faced with Any State-Sponsored Program, We Should Consider the Free-Market Alternatives

JANUARY 01, 1999 by WILLIAM E. PIKE

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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