Policy Briefs

Power to the People: Repealing and Replacing Obamacare with Patient Power

December 1, 2014

Promising “Voters will wildly and widely applaud replacing Obamacare with patient power,” Heartland Institute Senior Fellow Peter Ferrara describes in a new Policy Brief the steps needed t

Liberating the Poor from the Medicaid Ghetto

October 6, 2014

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

David V. Anderson
October 1, 2014

Introduction

Merchants of Smear

September 19, 2014

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

Replacing the Environmental Protection Agency

July 15, 2014

The national EPA must be systematically dismantled and replaced by a Committee of the Whole of the 50 state environmental protection agencies.

Block Grants for All: Liberating the Poor and Taxpayers Alike

May 5, 2014

The remarkable success of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 – better known simply as “welfare reform” – is well known.

AMS Survey Shows No Consensus on Global Warming

November 28, 2013

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

Analysis: New International Survey of Climate Scientists

September 25, 2010

In a September 2010 Heartland Institute Policy Brief, Heartland President Joseph Bast examines an international survey of climate scientists conducted by German scientists Dennis Bray and

You Call This Consensus?

July 7, 2011

Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast writes a 2011 paper examining the common sound bites surrounding the idea that there is a scientific "consensus" surrounding the idea that humans are the p

Climate Change, Energy Policy, and National Power

March 21, 2014

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.

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