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Heartland’s 12th International Conference on Climate Change
Join us March 23-24, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference theme is ‘Resetting U.S. Climate Policy.’
February 17, 2017
Winning the Global Warming War
Quarterly Performance Report First Quarter, 2017
Government & Politics
Freedom Rising Under President Trump
The election of Donald J. Trump as president offers the best opportunity in decades to shrink the size and power of government and increase individual liberty.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking
Policymakers should be mindful of the extensive research that supports tobacco harm reduction and understand that bans, excessive regulations, or high taxes on e-cigarettes could encourage smokers to stay with more-harmful traditional cigarettes.
Roadmap for the 21st Century
Review free-market reform solutions by Heartland and the National Tax Limitation Committee that will improve public policy across America.
Health Care
February 22, 2017
What’s Wrong with Importing Drugs from Canada?
Drug importation at first glance seems to be about free trade, healthy competition, and saving taxpayers money. True advocates of limited government, less regulation, and more freedom of choice ought to oppose drug importation.
Title: Defending Free Speech - Steve Simpson, Ayn Rand Institute
Description: Freedom of speech is indispensable to a free and civilized society, yet this precious right is increasingly under attack today. On February 22, 2017, Steve Simpson of the Ayn Rand Institute applied Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism to the most pressing free speech issues of the day. The essays in his book, "Defending Free Speech,: reveal the attacks to be the product of destructive ideas – ideas that are eroding Western culture at its foundation. (NOTE: The video and audio malfunction by not synching up and skipping a bit at about the 1:05:00 mark. Our apologies. It will be remedied in future event videos.)

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