Most people in the United States believe that our environment is getting dirtier, we are running out of natural resources, and population growth in the world is a burden and a threat. These beliefs, according to Simon, are entirely wrong. Why does the media report so much false bad news about the environment, resources, and population? And why do we believe it? Those are the questions distinguished scholar Julian L. Simon sets out to answer in his book, Hoodwinking the Nation.Simon, Julian L. is the author of 'Hoodwinking the Nation ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781412805933 and ISBN 1412805937.