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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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November 14, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
The booming economy is the primary driver of the dramatic decrease.
November 14, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, like most of the Democrats running for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, is all-in on Medicare for All (M4A).
November 14, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Like most socialists, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a leading candidate for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, is a huge fan of government “plans.”
November 11, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
This is the second week of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike. It’s the second CTU strike in less than 10 years, and it’s having wide and far-ranging repercussions.
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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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