Liberating the Poor from the Medicaid Ghetto
Medicaid is a massive federal-state entitlement program desperately in need of reform. Its mission is to provide health care to the poorest of the nation’s poor ...
Replacing Common Core with Proven Standards of Excellence
Merchants of Smear
For about two decades we’ve been told the science behind human-caused global warming is settled, and to ignore skeptic scientists because they’ve been paid by industry to manufacture doubt about th
North Carolina’s Capital Gains Tax: It’s Time to Consider a Change
This policy paper by John Locke Foundation Vice President of Resarch Roy Cordato explains the effects of North Carolina's recent tax reforms, as well as the implications and imperatives of further
Replacing the Environmental Protection Agency
In 1968, when I was serving as the head of a groundwater professional society, it became obvious to me and a handful of others that the United States did not have any serious focus on potential pro
Block Grants for All: Liberating the Poor and Taxpayers Alike
The remarkable success of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 – better known simply as “welfare reform” – is well known.
Climate Change, Energy Policy, and National Power
Global warming alarmism threatens U.S. national power and national security, say Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, Vice Admiral Edward S. Briggs, and Captain Donald K. Forbes.
A Better Medicare for Seniors and Taxpayers
Of all the entitlement programs in the U.S. requiring reform, Medicare – the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older – presents the most difficult problem of all.
AMS Survey Shows No Consensus on Global Warming
In a November 2013 Heartland Institute Policy Brief, Heartland President Joseph Bast examines an American Meteorological Survey of its members which found only 39.5% of those who responded say they
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
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