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In The Tank (ep202) – Craziest Proposals From Democratic Candidates

August 2, 2019

Heartland's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #202 of the In The Tank Podcast. This episode features work from the Cato Institute, the State Policy Network, The Heartland Institute, and Tax Foundation.

Heartland's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #202 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions that explore the work of think tanks across the country. This episode features work from the Cato Institute, the State Policy Network, The Heartland Institute, and Tax Foundation.

OPENING CHIT CHAT
Human Progress – Unskilled Workers and Food Prices in America (1919-2019)
https://humanprogress.org/article?p=1798

Google’s extravagant climate change Camp mocked as party for ‘entitled fools’
https://pagesix.com/2019/08/01/googles-extravagant-climate-change-camp-mocked-as-party-for-entitled-fools/

  

THINK TANK AWARDS
SPN - 2019 Bob Williams Awards Finalists Announced
https://spn.org/2019-bob-williams-awards-finalists-announced/

 

DEM CANDIDATES PROPOSALS
New York Times – What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean?
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/03/health/undocumented-immigrants-health-care.html

Tax Foundation – Does Andrew Yang’s “Freedom Dividend” Proposal Add Up?
https://taxfoundation.org/andrew-yang-value-added-tax/

Reason – Mayor Pete Wants to Destroy the Gig Economy in Order to Save it
https://reason.com/2019/07/26/mayor-pete-wants-to-destroy-the-gig-economy-in-order-to-save-it/

 

MEDICARE-FOR-ALL TAX HIKES
Heartland Institute – Estimating the Income Tax Hikes Required to Pay for Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All Plan
https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-estimating-the-income-tax-hikes-required-to-pay-for-bernie-sanders-medicare-for-all-plan

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Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Justin Haskins is the Editorial Director and a Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute.
jhaskins@heartland.org @JustinTHaskins
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Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
isaac.orr@americanexperiment.org @thefrackingguy