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Taxes
December 14, 2018
In The Tank (ep169) – Taxing Millennials, FDA's Deadly Overcaution, the Academic Left Podcast
Donny Kendal and John Nothdurft bring you episode #169 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from the Goldwater Institute, and the Foundation for Economic Education.
Health Care
December 14, 2018
A Free-Market Alternative to the AARP (Guest: Dan Weber) Podcast
The Heartland Institute's Health Care Research Fellow Sarah Lee talks with Dan Weber of AMAC, a group that positions itself as a free-market alternative to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).
Climate Change
December 12, 2018
Heartland takes COP24 by Storm, Partners with Solidarity (Guests: James Taylor and Jim Lakely) Podcast
The Heartland Institute’s contingent to the COP-24, the United Nations’ latest global warming conference, report on what they saw and accomplished in Poland.

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October 22, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Chris Pope, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discusses short-term, limited duration health insurance plans and how some liberal-leaning organizations are being forced to admit their benefit to consumers.
October 19, 2018
By Jim Lakely, John Nothdurft
Jim Lakely joins John Nothdurft to discuss think tanks, politics, and the four biggest myths about fracking!
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October 18, 2018
By Jim Lakely, Tim Benson, Linnea Lueken
Authors of The Heartland Institute's latest Policy Brief 'Debunking Four Persistent Myths About Hydraulic Fracturing' Tim Benson and Linnea Lueken join the podcast to discuss their findings.
October 17, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Throughout 2018, regulatory reform and costs of regulation are a hot topic at the federal and state level. New Jersey state Assemblyman Hal Wirths (R-Sussex) joins to talk about efforts to fight crushing over-regulation in his state.
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October 16, 2018
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
The bi-partisan Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus is promoting dangerous energy policies that would replace affordable, reliable fossil fuels with expensive, unreliable wind and solar power.
October 15, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Bill Smith, the Pioneer Institute's visiting fellow in the life sciences, speak of the federal and state efforts to increase transparency and reduce costs in health care by banning "gag clauses" in the pharmaceutical trade.
October 12, 2018
By Andy Singer, John Nothdurft, Jim Lakely
Jim Lakely joins John Nothdurft and Andy Singer in episode #161 of the In The Tank Podcast. Topics include Eastern Asia, Brett Kavanaugh, and Kanye West.
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October 11, 2018
By Myron Ebell
On this special AFEC recap podcast, the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Myron Ebell discusses the REINS Act and the need to roll back on regulations.
October 10, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Five years ago, Wisconsin law enforcement officers conducted predawn, armed raids on the homes of everyday citizens seeking evidence of campaign finance violations connected to Gov. Scott Walker.
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October 9, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt
Janus v. AFSCME allowed school districts to pay their teachers more. The effects of higher pay and merit based pay are examined.
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October 8, 2018
By Sarah Lee
California’s recent decision to ban short-term, limited duration health insurance plans is analyzed. How will this ban hurt Americans?
October 5, 2018
By Donny Kendal, Jim Lakely, Justin Haskins
Donny Kendal is without John Nothdurft in episode #160 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week's episode features work from The Heartland Institute, Truth In Accounting, Illinois Policy Institute, Mercatus Center, Tax Foundation, and Pew Charitable Trusts.
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October 4, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Trump Administration's decision to freeze fuel economy increases and change power plant regulations will ensure consumer choice, public safety and environmental improvement.
October 3, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In the latest Voices of Vapers podcast, State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud talks with Guy Bentley, a research associate at Reason Foundation. Guy and Lindsey discuss Reason’s research on tobacco harm reduction, why flavors are a big thing r
October 2, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Open The Books Founder and CEO Adam Andrzejewski joins the show to talk about how President Donald Trump can lead the ‘War on Waste" and help defend the American taxpayer from egregious waste, fraud, and abuse.
October 2, 2018
By Lee S. Gross, M.D., Sarah Lee
Dr. Lee Gross, MD, a Florida-based Direct Primary Care physician who recently briefed the White House on primary care innovations, joins the show.
October 1, 2018
By Steve Goreham, H. Sterling Burnett
New York's Climate Change Week was overflowing with liberal political elites, activists, and celebrities touting the need for socialism to combat climate change. Yet after 30 years, the public still rejects the message.
September 28, 2018
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins
Donny Kendal is without John Nothdurft in episode #159 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week's episode features work from the Tax Foundation, the Mises Institute, the Pacific Research Institute, and The Heartland Institute.
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September 27, 2018
By Jim Lakely
Eric Eggers, research director at the Government Accountability Institute, joins the show to talk about his book Fraud: How the Left Plans to Steal the Next Election.
September 26, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this episode of Voices of Vapers, Fig Ramsey, president of Feels Good Vapor, joins State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud to discuss the importance of advocacy as the vaping industry.
September 25, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Medicaid expansion is on the Idaho November 2018 ballot. Fred Birnbaum, vice president of the Idaho Freedom Foundation, is dedicated to fighting this expansion.
September 24, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Scott Shepard, the Yankee Institute's Director of Policy and Research, joins the podcast to talk about the State of Connecticut's out-of-control spending, and why policymakers need to rein in reckless use of the state government's credit card.
September 21, 2018
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft, Charlie Katebi
Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft, and Charlie Katebi, present episode #158 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week's episode features work from Cato, the World Bank, The Heartland Institute, the Idaho Freedom Foundation, the Yankee Institute, and Pew.
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September 20, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this episode of Voices of Vapers, Alex Clark, Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Advocates for Smoke Free Alternatives Association (CASAA) joins State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud to discuss the consumer organization’s advocacy efforts.
September 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
California Gov. Jerry Brown's Global Climate Action Summit was overflowing with liberal political elites, activists, and celebrities touting the need for socialism to combat climate change -- all it was missing was any science to make their case.
September 18, 2018
By Sarah Lee
The Institute for Justice’s Joshua House explains how Certificate of Need laws are used by hospitals to drive out competition in the health care market.
September 17, 2018
By Steven Milloy, H. Sterling Burnett
Under President Donald Trump, EPA has begun a concerted effort to end corruption and bring transparency to the science used by the agency to underpin regulations.
September 14, 2018
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
Donny Kendal and John Nothdurft present episode #157 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week's episode features work from the Illinois Policy Institute, the Civitas Institute, and National Taxpayers Union Foundation.
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September 13, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
In this episode of the Heartland Daily Podcast, research fellow Jesse Hathaway is joined by Buckeye Institute president Robert Alt, talking about the new legal front in the war for public-sector employees' rights to free association.
September 12, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Arizona State Rep. Mark Finchem describes why closing the coal-fired Navajo Generating Plant would cause problems for three states' power grids and why it is a bad idea to mandate 50 percent renewable energy.
September 11, 2018
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's Health Care Research Fellow Sarah Lee interviews Justin Haskins, The Heartland Institute's executive editor and research fellow, on his new book "Socialism is Evil: The Moral Case Against Marx's Radical Dream."
September 10, 2018
How can direct primary care clinics lower costs and improve health care outcomes for Americans? Find out in this episode of the Heartland Daily Podcast!
September 7, 2018
By Donny Kendal, Jim Lakely, Charlie Katebi, Lindsey Stroud
Donny Kendal presents episode #156 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week's episode features work from the California Policy Center, the Reason Foundation, and The Heartland Institute.
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September 6, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
Stefan Didak discusses his efforts to educate lawmakers on the advantages of vaping products versus combustible cigarettes.
September 5, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Idaho State Rep. Judy Boyle (R-Midvale) says federal laws and regulations, including the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, hamper effective land and species management and result in harm to wildlife, forests, and people.
September 4, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
Are the allegations of anti-conservative search result manipulations levied against Google warranted? Find out in today’s episode of The Heartland Daily Podcast!
August 31, 2018
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
Donny Kendal and John Nothdurft present episode #155 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week's episode features work from the Media Research Center, the Illinois Policy Institute, the Mackinac Center, and the Manhattan Institute.
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August 30, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Todd Kendall, Executive Vice President of Compass Lexicon, shows that cities and states that divest their pension funds from fossil fuel holdings will cost their retirees billions of dollars while doing nothing to protect the environment.
August 29, 2018
By David Shestokas, Christopher Talgo, Lindsey Stroud
In this episode of the Heartland Daily Podcast, guest Davis Shestokas covers police seizures, warrants, and tactics.
August 28, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
In this episode of the Daily Podcast, Heartland's Jesse Hathaway talks with Institute for Justice senior legislative counsel Lee McGrath about New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's (D) fight against common-sense occupational-licensing reforms.