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Christopher Talgo

Chris Talgo is editor and research fellow for the Stopping Socialism project of The Heartland Institute.

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 the Heartland Daily News, and hosts podcasts. He is also a research fellow for Heartland's Stopping Socialism project.

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 5, 2021
By Justin Haskins, Christopher Talgo
Read the results of these important polls on the public's view of some radical policies that are growing in popularity.
December 18, 2020
By Christopher Talgo, Justin Haskins
75% of likely voters say free-market capitalism is a better economic system than socialism.
December 17, 2020
By Justin Haskins, Christopher Talgo
Although more than half of likely voters say government should not ban speech considered to be offensive, including on social media sites, a large proportion of younger voters support such bans.
December 16, 2020
By Justin Haskins, Christopher Talgo
More than half of likely voters say “international institutions like the United Nations, World Economic Forum, and International Monetary Fund” should have little to no influence “in creating regulations governing United States businesses.”
November 17, 2020
By Justin Haskins, Christopher Talgo
The list included below in this Policy Brief shows the election victories and losses for socialist and far-left progressive candidates running for office during the 2020 general election.
February 1, 2020
By Christopher Talgo, Justin Haskins
This booklet 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.
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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