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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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February 11, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Bravo to AOC and others who dare defy party bigwigs — those in smoke-filled rooms who make the “big” decisions and pull the political strings from afar.
February 11, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Apparently, Mayor Lightfoot is willing to cast aside her progressive values in a rather desperate attempt to tackle the city’s out-of-control debt by nickel and diming her constituents.
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.
January 27, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
We are hurtling toward a fiscal cliff, and Congress seems intent on nailing the gas pedal to the floorboard.
January 27, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Governors like Ralph Northam detest the Second Amendment because the Second Amendment is the ultimate form of self-reliance: self-protection.
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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