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December 15, 2017
In The Tank (ep119) – Eucalyptus Trees, TN Pork Report, Bail Reform, and the Life of an Alarmist Podcast
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #119 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from Reason, The Beacon Center of Tennessee, and The Buckeye Institute.
Education
December 14, 2017
What Is a Micro-School? Podcast
John Friend, co-director of the Full Circle School, discusses the unique advantages of "micro-schools."
Government Spending
December 13, 2017
Morris Kleiner, University of Minnesota: Occupational Licensing’s Sticky Effects Podcast
University of Minnesota labor professor Morris Kleiner talks about how occupational licensing is a real drag for workers.

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August 23, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Will Estrada, director of federal relations at the Home School Legal Defense Association, joins the show to discuss the recently proposed Parental Rights Amendment.
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August 22, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway, Michael Schaus
Michael Schaus, a communications director with the Nevada Policy Research Institute, talks about National Employee Freedom Week, a nationwide campaign promoting workers’ awareness of their rights when it comes to union membership.
August 21, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Frederick D. Palmer
Heartland Director of Communications speaks with Heartland Senior Fellow for Energy and Climate Fred Palmer about a recent cover story in the Economist magazine about the supposed impending death of the internal combustion engine.
August 18, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
Episode #102 of the In The Tank Podcast is a best-of edition. Today’s podcast features work from the Heritage Foundation, the Fraser Institute and more.
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August 17, 2017
By Veronica Harrison
Adam Kwasman explains the importance of limited government and discusses the upcoming Arizona Planning Convention.
August 16, 2017
By Teresa Mull
James M. Hohman, the director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, describes a new law in Michigan that will reshape the state's pension system.
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August 15, 2017
By Isaac Orr
In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Mary Huztler, a senior fellow at the Institute for Energy Research sits down with research fellow Isaac Orr to discuss why the cost of electricity has increased as the cost of fuels has gone down.
August 14, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
R Street Institute general counsel Cameron Smith joins Heartland research fellow Jesse Hathaway to talk about R Street’s campaign against cronyism and nanny-statism in Alabama’s liquor laws.
August 11, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #101 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from Americans for Tax Reform, The Century Foundation, the Tax Foundation, and Washington Policy Center.
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August 10, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Kemper power plant, pushed by the Department of Energy to fight climate change, has proven to be a waste of money and resources, costing taxpayers and Mississippi ratepayers billions for a power plants that after 10 years still isn't operational.
August 10, 2017
By Veronica Harrison, David Guldenschuh
As a leader of the nationwide Article V movement, Guldenschuh shares his story on the importance of Article V and how others can get involved.
August 8, 2017
By Lance Izumi, Teresa Mull
Lance Izumi, senior director of the Center for Education at the Pacific Research Institute and author of The Corrupt Classroom, explains why the argument in favor of school choice goes beyond academics.
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August 7, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Arthur Viterito
The Paris climate treaty was based upon flawed, inadequate science and would have been enormously costly to enact. Trump was right to withdraw the U.S. from the Treaty based on the current state of the science.
August 4, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #100 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from The Heartland Institute, and the National Center for Public Policy Research.
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August 3, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this episode of the weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) joins Heartland research fellow Jesse Hathaway, to talk about how he’s fighting IRS abuse of taxpayers and small business owners.
August 2, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Congress should learn from Alexander the Great, whose legend Health Care News Podcast host Michael Hamilton shares in his last broadcast.
August 1, 2017
By Jim Lakely
Director of Communications Jim Lakely speaks with Alex Epstein, president of the Center for Industrial Progress, about Al Gore’s new movie: An Inconvenient Sequel.
August 1, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Wind farms sited too close to military bases are hampering military readiness and operations; under Trump we have an opportunity to improve national security by changing how wind farm siting decisions are made.
July 31, 2017
By Teresa Mull, Vicki Alger
Vicki Alger, a research fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses government overreach in education and how parents gain regain their authority over their children's learning.
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July 28, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #99 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, the Goldwater Institute, and American Legislative Exchange Council.
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July 27, 2017
By John Garven, Jim Lakely
John Garven, president and founder of Benico, Ltd. speaks of healthcare before and during the Affordable Care Act, the expansion of Medicaid and the failures of republican senators to repeal and replace Obamacare.
July 26, 2017
By Isaac Orr
Brydon Ross of the Consumer Energy Alliance joins research fellow Isaac Orr to discuss the unnnecessary expenses increasing your energy bill.
July 25, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Wisconsin lawmakers are under pressure to help big businesses crush small beer distributors, and Americans for Prosperity state director Eric Bott is leading the fight to protect consumers’ rights.
July 24, 2017
By Nick Dranias, Arianna Wilkerson
Nick Dranias chats about an alternative path to constitutional reform: the Compact for a Balanced Budget. Dranias explores why the Compact is the fastest and easiest process to amend the U.S. Constitution.
July 24, 2017
By Isaac Orr
What is carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology and can it be used to effectively reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants?
July 21, 2017
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins
With John Nothdurft MIA, Heartland's Justin Haskins joins Donny Kendal to present episode #98 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Hudson Institute, the Cato Institute, and the Pacific Research Institute.
July 20, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Are your state’s finances on solid ground? Mercatus Center research fellow Adam Millsap breaks down the numbers from a new report examining every state’s books, and what it means for you.
July 20, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Clement V. Martin shares the vision of the Cristo Rey Network, which integrates "academics, work experience, and extracurricular activities to lead lives of integrity, faith, and servant leadership for the greater glory of God."
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July 19, 2017
By Seton Motley, H. Sterling Burnett
In the vain hope of controlling the weather, the South Miami City Commission it considering mandating any new homes built in the area have solar panels installed on their roofs.
July 18, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Republican efforts to replace Obamacare are hamstrung by a fundamental misunderstanding of how health insurance should work, according to DebatingHealth.com Founder Scott Ehrlich.
July 17, 2017
By Isaac Orr
In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Megan Hansen and Dr. Michael Giberson of Strata Public Policy join research fellow Isaac Orr to discuss the seen and unseen costs of different energy resources.
July 17, 2017
By Veronica Harrison, Lindsey Stroud
Katie Kerschner, Project Coordinator at the Center for Tenth Amendment Action, discusses her role at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and how Texas became the eleventh state to pass a convention of states.
July 14, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #97 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Mercatus Center, The Heartland Institute, and the Center of the American Experiment.
July 13, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Like Obamacare, the Senate Obamacare replacement bill herds people toward third-party-payer insurance, an inefficient payment model for routine care.
July 12, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Teresa Mull, Tim Benson
Tim Benson and Lennie Jarratt, project manager for Heartland's Center for Education Transformation, discuss how parents are saying "no" to government usurping the role of parents by declaring educational independence.
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July 12, 2017
By S.T. Karnick, Jim Lakely
Heartland Institute Director of Communications Jim Lakely and Director of Publications S.T. Karnick discuss President Donald Trump’s remarkable July 6, 2015 speech defending Western culture and values in Warsaw, Poland.
July 11, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) talks about his letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling on Sessions to do a better job protecting Americans’ property rights.
July 10, 2017
By Willie Soon, H. Sterling Burnett
President Donald Trump was right to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement as it was based on flawed science. Actual evidence human carbon dioxide emissions are driving dangerous climate change is lacking.
July 7, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #96 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Illinois Policy Institute and the Heartland Institute.
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July 5, 2017
By Teresa Mull
T. Willard Fair, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc., explains why education choice is in demand in the black community and why he's grown to distrust unions, politicians, and bureaucrats who consistently break their promises.
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