Scientific Critique of IPCC’s 2013 'Summary for Policymakers'
The Summary for Policymakers released in September by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is filled with concessions that its past predictions were too extreme and mislead
U.S. Cybersecurity Policy: Problems and Principles
Cybercrime and cyberattacks are genuine threats, with reports of data breaches, hacks, or thefts appearing regularly in the news.
Social Security Personal Accounts: Prosperity for All
The Foundation for Entitlement Reform: Get America Booming Again
This essay is the second of a series of Heartland Policy Briefs by the author on entitlement reform.
Making Texas Public Education More Efficient: Taxpayer Savings Grant Program
This Policy Brief summarizes past research and presents new analysis showing how a proposal called the Taxpayer Savings Grant Program (TSGP) would enable the state of Texas to comply with
The Common Core: A Poor Choice For States
Common Core State Standards for K-12 schools were adopted without debate by every state but Alaska, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia in 2010, part of the price of getting federal dollars under the Oba
Uranium Mining in Virginia: Environmental and Safety Considerations
A new report written by one of the nation’s leading authorities on groundwater hydrology and nuclear energy says uranium mining in Virginia can take place safely and with minimal environmental impa
A Winning Plan for Entitlement Reform
This essay is the first of a series of Heartland Policy Briefs that addresses entitlement reform. In this document he writes that,
Wisconsin’s Act 10: Saving Schools from the Fiscal Cliff
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Act 10 is working.
The Streetcar Fantasy
Plans to build streetcar lines in San Antonio are based on several critical fallacies, including claims that streetcars are superior to buses in their ability to attract riders and that streetcars
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