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Christopher Talgo

Chris Talgo is editor & research fellow with The Heartland Institute

Chris Talgo joined The Heartland Institute in August 2017. He edits a variety of Heartland’s publications, including newsletters, op-eds, reports, and Research & Commentaries. Talgo writes op-eds, articles for Health Care News and Environmental and Climate News, and hosts podcasts.

Prior to working at The Heartland Institute, Talgo taught U.S. history and American government for five years in Bluffton, South Carolina. He served on the Town of Bluffton Accommodations Tax Committee and was elected precinct delegate for his voting district. He is an avid reader of history and social science. He enjoys watching and playing sports and competes in 5k and 10k runs.

Recent Articles and Publications

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January 16, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
While running for the presidency in 2016, Donald Trump promised to provide relief to the stifling regulations that at-best delay and at-worst completely halt infrastructure projects.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Last year marked the 40th anniversary of one of the most dreadful public policies in recent memory: communist China’s one-child policy.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Tom Petty’s 1989 hit song Free Fallin’ could very well become Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) campaign anthem.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
If we all took Sen. Bernie Sanders’ education plans with the requisite grain of salt necessary, there would be a severe salt shortage.
December 6, 2019
By Christopher Talgo, Justin Haskins
This paper seeks to establish, beyond any doubt, that Denmark, Norway, and Sweden have not embraced Marxist principles throughout much of their economies and are thus not “socialist” nations.
April 29, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
A new report estimates a single-payer health care system in the United States would cost between $54.6 and $60.7 trillion over the first 10 years.

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