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James Taylor

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James Taylor is president of The Heartland Institute.

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 9, 2021
By James Taylor, Cameron Sholty
Heartland has long urged Texas, along with other states to take measures to prevent the suppression of conservative speech on social media platforms
September 7, 2021
By James Taylor
Today, a small number of giant corporations have secured monopoly power over the primary means by which Americans exercise their free-speech rights. It’s time for change.
August 9, 2021
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Anthony Watts
‘It seems that climate disaster is always just 10 years away, but none of the predictions of climate doom have come true.’
April 23, 2021
By James Taylor
The Heartlander, Spring 2021
February 16, 2021
By James Taylor
A letter from the Heartland Institute's president James Taylor, urging New York lawmakers to pursue reform of New York's state of emergency/executive authority statutes.
February 5, 2021
By James Taylor
Political free speech in the United States is under attack. Tech media giants who own and control virtually all social media platforms available to Americans are working together to silence groups with whom they do not agree.
November 16, 2020
By James Taylor
The claim that climate change is causing strains on local government budgets as a result of increasing drought, wildfires, and avalanches is thoroughly debunked by objective scientific facts, as this Policy Brief clearly shows.
November 7, 2019
By James Taylor, Anthony Watts
Montana has warmed very little during the past century, and not at all during the past 15 years.

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