Vodcast: Scared to Death

On this week’s video podcast of “America’s Business with Mike Hambrick,” we hear from the two authors of a new book, “Scared to Death — From BSE to Global Warming: Why Scares Are Costing Us the Earth.” Christopher Booker and Richard North recount the media-fueled, government-sanctified scares that ruin companies, burden the economy and scare people to death — for little reason. The latest example of this phenomenon cited by this British pair? The fear that the world faces disaster from man-made global warming. It’s evidently chickentown.

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