The death of environmentalism?

Environmentalism isn’t dead, but its role as an important force in American politics and public policy has faded to the point at which it’s hard to find a pulse.

Steven Hayward of the American Enterprise Institute and Pacific Research Institute made that case during a presentation today to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, Hayward explains why he no longer refers to the environmental movement as a “cheap date” for the Democratic Party.

2:45 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 54:00 presentation.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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