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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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May 11, 2017
By Teresa Mull
The Show-Me Institute's Michael McShane joins the show to discuss a case being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Blaine Amendments and a religious Missouri school's attempt to receive a grant.
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May 10, 2017
By Isaac Orr
Is Germany really a panacea of renewable energy?
May 9, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Against the advice the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers the Environmental Protection Agency is threatening to dredge a Superfund site in Texas an operation that is likely to pollute the San Jacinto River and Galveston Bay.
May 8, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Lawmakers have given President Trump a $1.1 trillion spending bill, and he says he’ll sign it. Why is spending out of control, and what people do to stop it?
May 5, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #87 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Charles Koch Institute, EnergyInDepth, and the Pacific Research Institute.
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May 4, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Doctors would rather donate their time to treat low-income patients for free than deal with Medicaid, according to Dr. Alieta Eck, founder of the free clinic Zarephath Health Center.
May 3, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Patients and doctors are taking control of their health care decisions back from third-party payers and government like never before.
May 2, 2017
By Teresa Mull
CJ Szafir, Vice President for Policy and Deputy Counsel at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, discusses the education struggles of rural Wisconsin, and how school choice can help alleviate them.
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May 1, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
U.S. farm policy is shaped by myths about saving the family farm when, in fact, most subsidies go to the largest farms and wealthiest farmers. The Farm Bill provides welfare for the well-to-do.
April 28, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #86 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from OpentheBooks.com, the Washington Policy Center, and The Heritage Foundation.
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April 28, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Author Carew Papritz, "The Cowboy Philosopher," joins today's program to talk about the decline of cursive writing in schools, the benefits of learning cursive, and ways parents can supplement their children's learning outside the classroom.
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April 27, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Dan Pilla
Heartland Institute Director of Communications Jim Lakely talks with tax litigation consultant and author Dan Pilla about President Trump’s comprehensive tax reform plan.
April 26, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Only by winning he messaging battle on climate change can we truly change the fortunes of the world's poorest people and allow them to develop the energy sources needed to thrive as God intended.
April 25, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Heartland Institute research fellow Jesse Hathaway and Goldwater Institute general counsel Jonathan Riches talk about a new Arizona law requiring governments to defend the legitimacy of occupational licensing rules preventing people from earning a living.
April 24, 2017
By Teresa Mull, Tim Benson
Heartland Institute Policy Analyst Tim Benson talks about the Blaine Amendments, what they are, and how they've been a constant impediment to advancing education choice.
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April 21, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #85 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Tax Foundation, ALEC, the James Madison Institute, and the Goldwater Institute.
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April 19, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The policies pushed by advocates of sustainable development, "are not just wrong, they are unethical. . They are an insult to human dignity . inhumane, and even genocidal?"
April 18, 2017
By Jim Lakely
Heartland’s Jim Lakely talks to the Independent Institute’s Bill Watkins about the real causes of the American Revolution, the intellectual battle between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists in the 1780s, and why the wrong side might have won.
April 17, 2017
By Donny Kendal, Michael Hamilton, Justin Haskins
Heartland experts unpack their plan, featured in The Wall Street Journal in April 2017, to put Medicaid patients in charge of their own health care decisions.
April 17, 2017
By Teresa Mull
David Keene, former president of the NRA, talks about how his organization helps schools take measures to increase the safety and security of its students and staff.
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April 13, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #84 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Tax Foundation, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and the Sutherland Institute.
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April 13, 2017
By Isaac Orr
In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Forbes columnist David Blackmon joins research fellow Isaac Orr to discuss how the environmental echo chamber distorts the facts of pipelines for their own financial gain.
April 12, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this episode of the weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, Heartland Institute research fellow Jesse Hathaway is joined by Baruch Feigenbaum
April 11, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt
David Keene, author of Shall Not Be Infringed joins the show to discuss the history of the second amendment and the current battles to maintain the freedom to firearms.
April 10, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The book Clexit for a Brighter Future: The Case for the Withdrawing from United Nations’ Climate Treaties, shows unless the U.S. and the world abandons all U.N. Climate Treaties, the world will become a poorer, more dangerous place.
April 7, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #83 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Rand Corporation, the California Policy Center, and Reason.
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April 5, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Dana Harris of Generation Citizen joins today's show to discuss the importance of civics education in creating a generation of informed, responsible, involved adults.
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April 4, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In this episode of the weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, Heartland Institute research fellow Jesse Hathaway is joined by U.S. Sen. Mike Lee to talk international trade and the U.S. Constitution.
April 3, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Twelve states are considering bills to protect physicians from cumbersome board recertification requirements jeopardizing patient care, according to Dr. Paul Teirstein, president at National Board of Physicians and Surgeons.
March 31, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #82 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Buckeye Institute, the James Madison Institute, and the Pacific Research Institute.
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March 30, 2017
By Isaac Orr
What impact will President Trump have on the future of oil and gas production on federal lands?
March 29, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
What does the dash to the Brexits mean for international free trade for both Brits and Yankees alike.
March 23, 2017
By Donny Kendal, Arianna Wilkerson
This entire episode is dedicated to Heartland's 12th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC12). Donny and Arianna pull clips, and discuss presentations, from the first day of the conference.
March 22, 2017
By Teresa Mull, Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann joins the show to talk about how the Common Core State Standards have become entrenched in American education and how they're wreaking havoc on the system.
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March 20, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Dannel Malloy's (D) surprising plan to bring free-market principles to the state's alcohol and liquor retail industry.
March 17, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #80 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the Mises Institute, the Fraser Institute, and the Hudson Institute.
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March 15, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
The case, Janus v. AFSCME, could go all the way to the Supreme Court, and answer questions that a similar case SCOTUS failed to rule on, the Friedrichs case in 2016, did not.
March 14, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Corey DeAngelis of the University of Arkansas joins the show to discuss why school choice is good for more than just students.
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March 13, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
State lawmakers should not wait on Washington, DC to reform health care laws. States should repeal certificate-of-need laws and protect direct primary care from overregulation.
March 10, 2017
By Donny Kendal, John Nothdurft
Episode #79 of the In The Tank Podcast is a best-of edition. Today’s podcast features work from the Mackinac Center, the Tax Foundation, and the Cato Institute.
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