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Christopher Talgo

Chris Talgo is editor for 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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August 13, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
News flash: Medicare and Social Security, the nation’s two largest entitlement programs, are on the fast track towards bankruptcy.
August 6, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
President Donald Trump signed an executive order (EO) to streamline the process for developing, testing, and gaining approval of genetically modified crops in order to reduce costs and encourage development.
July 1, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
After more than two centuries of (somewhat) limited government in the United States, is the tide turning against individual freedom and state sovereignty in favor of an empowered collective and unfettered federal power?
June 13, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) recently introduced the Loan Shark Prevention Act, which they claim will end the plague of unfettered, unscrupulous usury in the United States.
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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