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Government Spending
October 21, 2020
Happy Human Achievement Day! Celebrating the Spirit of Invention (Guest: Ed Hudgins) Podcast
Heartland Institute Fellow Edward Hudgins, founder of the Human Achievement Alliance, celebrates Human Achievement Day on October 21, the day Thomas Edison perfected the incandescent light bulb.
Education
October 20, 2020
Bring the Classics Back to Education (Guest: Morgan E. Hunter) Podcast
As the classics have been faded out of our education system, Americans are struggling to think critically and look beyond partisan differences.
Constitutional Reform
October 19, 2020
Ill Literacy, Episode XV: Live Not By Lies (Guest: Rod Dreher) Podcast
In Episode XV of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson is talks with Rod Dreher about his new book, “Live Not By Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents.”

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October 21, 2020
By Jim Lakely, Edward Hudgins
Heartland Institute Fellow Edward Hudgins, founder of the Human Achievement Alliance, celebrates Human Achievement Day on October 21, the day Thomas Edison perfected the incandescent light bulb.
October 20, 2020
As the classics have been faded out of our education system, Americans are struggling to think critically and look beyond partisan differences.
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October 19, 2020
By Tim Benson
In Episode XV of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson is talks with Rod Dreher about his new book, “Live Not By Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents.”
October 16, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Jim Lakely, Isaac Orr
This censorship is a serious abuse of the power Congress granted social media companies so they could even exist, and a grave threat to free speech and our ability to communicate in the lead-up to an election.
October 15, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Christina Herrin, government relations manager of health policy, interviews Twila Brase, RN, PHN on COVID-19 related treatments and government red tape limiting options for patients.
October 14, 2020
By Justin Haskins, Donny Kendal
What is the "Great Reset," and how do its supporters at influential global institutions like the World Economic Forum and United Nations plan to use this plan to push the "reset" button on capitalism?
October 13, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Joe Biden's energy and climate plans are a down payment on the socialist green new deal pushed by the progressive wing of the Democratic party. It will make energy more expensive and less reliable, and cost more jobs than it creates.
October 12, 2020
By Tim Benson
In Episode XIV of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Kevin D. Williamson about his new book, Big White Ghetto: Dead Broke, Stone-Cold Stupid, and High on Rage in the Dank Woolly Wilds of the "Real America".
October 9, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
Kamala Harris’ answers on packing the Supreme Court and fracking lead to an interesting conversation for the In The Tank crew. Later in the episode, they discuss the potential problem of mail-in voter fraud.
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October 8, 2020
By James Taylor
California Governor Gavin Newsom has banned all gas-powered vehicles by 2035. James Taylor joins Henry Payne to discuss why this plan will be disastrous.
October 7, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D., AnneMarie Schieber
Americans were stunned but not surprised when President Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19.
October 6, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Despite its affluence and technological prowess, the U.S. is ranked 11th highest in the world for COVID-19 deaths. Why?
October 5, 2020
By Tim Benson
In Episode XIII of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Marian L. Tupy about the book he co-authored with Ronald Bailey, “Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know: And Many Others You Will Find Interesting.”
October 2, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
The ITT crew spends the first half of the episode debating about the debate and how they think Trump did. In the second half, the crew talks about a handful of really important climate change topics.
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October 1, 2020
By Christina Herrin
When here son was diagnosed with an uncurable rare disease, mother Amber Freed set out to accomplish the impossible. Listen to what she’s accomplished already.
September 30, 2020
By Justin Haskins, Donny Kendal
Black Lives Matter organizations across the country aren’t merely interested in racial equality. Learn the truth about their radical beliefs (from their own publications and websites).
September 29, 2020
By James Taylor
James Taylor, president of The Heartland Institute, joins Tony Katz Today to discuss California’s new climate related executive orders and the presidential election.
September 28, 2020
By Tim Benson
In Episode XII of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Steven Dudley about his book, "MS-13: The Making of America’s Most Notorious Gang."
September 25, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Jim Lakely, S.T. Karnick, Samantha Fillmore
In the main segment of the show, the crew talks about the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the politics that surround the now vacant seat in the Supreme Court.
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September 24, 2020
By Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., H. Sterling Burnett
Over the years, Congress has increasingly abdicated its responsibility for lawmaking to unelected bureaucrats and the regulatory state. President Trump is reducing regulations like no president has before.
September 23, 2020
By Justin Haskins, Donny Kendal
Want to convince someone to reject socialism? Just make them watch a socialist convention!
September 22, 2020
By Tom Harris, H. Sterling Burnett
Climate change is happening, and will continue to happen, regardless of what policies governments adopt. Science shows to reduce the harm from climate change, resources should be devoted to adaptive programs and technologies.
September 21, 2020
By Tim Benson
In Episode XI of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Matt Ridley about his book, "How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom."
September 18, 2020
By Jim Lakely, Justin Haskins, Cameron Sholty
The Heartland Institute’s Jim Lakely, Justin Haskins, and Cameron Sholty fill out episode 261 of the In The Tank Podcast.
September 17, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
As with the Green New Deal proposed for America, Europe's green new deal would dramatically increase energy prices, increase unemployment and rob Europeans of choice while doing nothing to prevent climate change.
September 16, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins
Single-payer health care leads to bad outcomes, death panels, and rationing. We break it down o this episode of "Stopping Socialism."
September 15, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
International bureaucrats, radical environmentalists, and climate profiteers are pushing policies that will harm average people while lining their own pockets and imbuing them with unmerited political power.
September 14, 2020
By Tim Benson
In Episode X of Heartland’s Ill Literacy podcast, Tim Benson talks with Andrew J. Bacevich about his book, American Conservatism: Reclaiming an Intellectual Tradition
September 11, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
ITT crew dissects a recently released "War Games" report about the 2020 presidential election. The simulation predicts chaos in the streets, constitutional crisis, and even the potential secession of states.
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September 11, 2020
By Anthony Watts
Heartland Institute Senior Fellow Anthony Watts was a guest this week on "Breitbart News Tonight" on Sirius XM Satellite Radio to talk about the raging wildfires near his home in California and throughout the West.
September 9, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The radical left is attacking Nobel Prize winning economist William Nordhaus because the climate policy/science model he developed shows radical actions to fight climate change won't prevent climate change but will harm the economy.
September 8, 2020
By Tim Benson, Justin Haskins, Donny Kendal
In Episode IX of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Heartland’s Justin Haskins and Donny Kendal about their contributions to Glenn Beck’s book "Arguing with Socialists."
September 4, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
Despite Biden’s statements on the matter, his energy proposals show he is in favor of banning this extremely important process.
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September 3, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber, Jane M. Orient, M.D.
If you look at bar graphs of daily COVID cases for at least two states, California and Michigan, you will see that cases started going up after mask mandates. Coincidence or is there an association between wearing masks and getting sick?
September 2, 2020
By Tim Benson
Tim Benson joins the podcast Freedom Adventure to discuss school choice and energy policy.
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September 1, 2020
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
The political efforts to block the development of the Alaskan Pebble Mine are unjustified as a matter of law and science.
August 31, 2020
By Tim Benson
In Episode VIII of the Ill Literacy podcast, Heartland’s Tim Benson talks with Lee J. Strang about his book, “Originalism’s Promise: A Natural Law Account of the American Constitution.”
August 28, 2020
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
The crew discusses the RNC and how comments by Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi might set us up for election day chaos. Also, the crew explores how recycling mandates might make solar energy even more expensive.
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August 27, 2020
By Charles N. Steele, H. Sterling Burnett
Those pushing the "Great Reset" want new social and economic metrics to be forced upon people by progressive global elites.
August 26, 2020
By Justin Haskins
Justin Haskins joins Rob Schilling on The Schilling Show Unleashed to discuss the socialist nature of the “Great Reset” movement.