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Mark Thornton: The Drug War Drives Child Migrants to the US Border

BTN PODCAST - This nation's war on drugs extends beyond the United States borders into many other countries, including Mexico and Central America. As a result, unaccompanied children from Mexico and Central American countries are now pouring across the border into the US, says economist Mark Thornton, who has spent many years studying the consequences of government prohibitions on alcohol, drugs and other items.

Marita Noon: Ninth International Conference on Climate Change

ECN PODCAST - Marita Noon, executive director for Energy Makes America Great, discusses the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change on the Conservative Commandos Radio Show.

Elizabeth Clark: 96 Years Young Part 2

Elizabeth Clark, age 96, discusses the incredible changes the world has experienced over the past 90 years with Heartland friend Joe Morris. In part two of this two-part series, Clark discusses how education has changes over the years.

Elizabeth Clark: 96 Years Young

Elizabeth Clark, age 96, discusses the incredible changes the world has experienced over the past 90 years with Heartland friend Joe Morris. In part one of this two-part series, Clark walks listeners through her travels throughout Asia in the 1930s and personal challenges she has struggled with in her near-century long life.

Brian Backstrom: New Report Grades State Tax-Credit Scholarships

SRN PODCAST - Of the 14 states that have tax-credit scholarship school choice, only two receive an A grade from the Center for Education Reform's new report. Credit-funded scholarships help kids attend private schools using tax-deductible private donations from businesses and individuals. Report author Brian Backstrom joins the podcast to discuss his analysis, why tax-credit scholarships are the most popular form of private school choice, and the top three ways states can improve their school choice laws. He also counters two criticisms of the scholarships: That they don't offer enough choice to enough families fast enough, and that their scholarship amounts aren't big enough to jump-start new, innovative schools.

Bret Swanson: Uber

ITTN PODCAST - Bret Swanson, president of Entropy Economics LLC, discusses uber, with Heartland's Jim Lakely.
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