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The Regulatory Genocide of Banning DDT – an Interview with Dr. Bonner Cohen – Episode 286

Dr. Bonner R. Cohen is an environmental scholar and former guest who is back to talk about how the “environmental” movement to ban DDT in 226 resulted in regulatory genocide, killing millions of people. DDT was developed as a pesticide, and Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring sparked fears that it could be a threat to wildlife, especially birds. After DDT was banned, malaria and other mosquito-carried disease spread wildly.

Dr. Cohen addresses how agricultural food production has gone up, directly in relation to an increase of carbon dioxide. This increase is resulting in a greener Earth, despite what the left would have you believe. If we restrict carbon dioxide production, we restrict the ability for things to grow. They consider how a number of the left’s typical policies can be tied back to the idea of eugenics.

The left wants to restrict anyone’s ability to disagree with their faulty science about what is actually good for mankind.

Also on the podcast, Chuck and Mark talk about what happened when Mark went to the protest of Steve Bannon near Detroit. For some footage of the event, visit

They talk about people who boycott certain products or movies because of the politics of the company or creator, such as people threatening to boycott Keurig because they advertise on Sean Hannity’s show. Chuck and Mark discuss Roy Moore and the allegations about sexual misconduct.

About the guest:

Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research, where he concentrates on energy, natural resources, and international relations.

He also serves as a senior policy adviser with the Heartland Institute, senior policy analyst with the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, and as adjunct scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Articles by Dr. Cohen have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Investor’s Business Daily, New York Post, Washington Times, National Review, Philadelphia Inquirer, Detroit News, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Miami Herald, and dozens of other newspapers in the U.S. and Canada. He has been interviewed on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business Channel, BBC, BBC Worldwide Television, NBC, NPR, N 24 (German language news channel), Voice of Russia, and scores of radio stations in the U.S.

Dr. Cohen has testified before the U.S. Senate committees on Energy & Natural Resources and Environment & Public Works, as well as the U.S. House committees on Natural Resources and Judiciary. He has spoken at conferences in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Bangladesh.

Dr. Cohen is the author of two books, The Green Wave: Environmentalism and its Consequences  and Marshall, Mao und Chiang: Die amerikanischen Vermittlungsbemuehungen im chinesischen Buergerkrieg (Marshall, Mao and Chiang: The American Mediations Effort in the Chinese Civil War).

Dr. Cohen received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and his Ph.D. – summa cum laude – from the University of Munich.

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