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July 15, 2019
Health Care for Unauthorized Immigrants: How the U.S. is Already Paying (Guest: Chris Conover, Ph.D.) Podcast
During the June 27 Democratic presidential debate, all candidates said they support health care for illegal immigrants. Conover has researched this issue and determined the U.S. is already contributing a considerable amount for this care: $18.5 billion.
Education
July 12, 2019
In The Tank – Deep Dive on Education Policy with Lennie Jarratt Podcast
Heartland’s Donald Kendal sits down with Education Policy Expert Lennie Jarratt in the first episode of the In The Tank Podcast’s subseries “Deep Dive.” Jarratt and Kendal go in depth into the topic of education policy.
Alcohol & Tobacco
July 11, 2019
Vaping in the Land Down Under (Guest: Paul Blamire) Podcast
Australian vaping advocate Paul Blamire joins the podcast to talk about how the Land Down Under treats tobacco harm reduction products.

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July 15, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
During the June 27 Democratic presidential debate, all candidates said they support health care for illegal immigrants. Conover has researched this issue and determined the U.S. is already contributing a considerable amount for this care: $18.5 billion.
July 12, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Lennie Jarratt
Heartland’s Donald Kendal sits down with Education Policy Expert Lennie Jarratt in the first episode of the In The Tank Podcast’s subseries “Deep Dive.” Jarratt and Kendal go in depth into the topic of education policy.
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July 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Australian vaping advocate Paul Blamire joins the podcast to talk about how the Land Down Under treats tobacco harm reduction products.
July 10, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
State Sen. Alan Olsen says Oregon's cap-and-trade bill pushed by Senate Democrats would have had no effect on climate change but would have harmed the economy.
July 9, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Dr. Nicole Hemkes, a direct primary care physician based in Madison, Wisconsin, about why she started her practice after years working in hospital emergency medicine.
July 8, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber, Roger D. Klein, M.D., J.D.
A U.S. Senate subcommittee panel is considering a proposal to reverse two U.S. Supreme Court rulings that limit patent eligibility for gene sequencing. Dr. Roger Klein explains why this could upend the medical diagnostics industry.
July 5, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
Heartland's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Jim Lakely and Isaac Orr in episode #198 of the In The Tank Podcast. This episode features work from The Heritage Foundation, the Pacific Research Institute, and the Reason Foundation.
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July 4, 2019
By Andy Singer, David Shestokas
July 4 is a great day for America, and what better way to celebrate than Heartland’s analysis of Creating the Declaration of Independence?
July 3, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Anthony Watts
Anthony Watts says the climate is changing but, as people will learn at The Heartland Institute's 13th International Conference on Climate Change, there is no crisis -- indeed, things are getting better.
July 2, 2019
By Sarah Lee, Edward Hudgins
Ed Hudgins, research director at The Heartland Institute, joins the show to explain how reforming health care through Free to Choose Medicine will save lives, lower costs, and increase competition in the marketplace.
July 1, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Institute for Justice Attorney Anya Bidwell joins the Heartland Daily Podcast to discuss her recent litigation in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association vs. Russell F. Thomas.
June 28, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Andy Singer
Michael malice, author of the new book "The New Right: A Journey to the Fringe of American Politics," joins host Donald Kendal and Producer Extraordinaire Andy Singer in episode #197 of the In The Tank Podcast.
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June 27, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Stefan Didak revisits the show to discuss his work in fighting in California and how the Golden State’s may influence e-cigarette policy across the country.
June 26, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Tom Giovanetti, president of the Institute for Policy Innovation, joins the podcast to talk about the one-year anniversary of the end of net neutrality, the restoration of internet freedom, intellectual property, the rollout of 5G, and rural broadband.
June 25, 2019
By Gregory Wrightstone
Inconvenient Facts: The Science Al Gore Doesn't Want You To Know shows humans aren't causing a climate crisis, but rather increased carbon dioxide is actually improving life on earth.
June 24, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Alfredo Ortiz, president and CEO of the Job Creators Network, explains Trump’s expansion of Health Reimbursement Arrangements. These arrangements allow small business owners to cover some of the health insurance needs of employees using tax-free accounts.
June 21, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and Jim Lakely in episode #196 of the In The Tank Podcast. Featured in today's podcast is a top 5 list composed of reports and studies from numerous organizations.
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June 20, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Richard Vedder discusses his new book Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America. It outlines the major reasons higher education is failing to fulfilling its promise.
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June 19, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Contrary to claims made by numerous climate researchers, Dr. Peter Ward says it is physically impossible for greenhouse gas emissions to be causing the recent warming.
June 18, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Economist Roger Koppl joins the podcast to talk about failures in forensic science, criminal justice reform, and his book, "Expert Failure." Dr. Koppl speaks of how government controlled crime labs lead to numerous wrongful convictions.
June 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Chris Pope discusses his May 2019 policy paper, “Renewable Term Insurance: Better Coverage Than Obamacare” in which he argues that these plans are not “junk insurance” and won’t leave the government with a big bill taking care of the sick.
June 14, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and Jim Lakely in episode #195 of the In The Tank Podcast. Featured in today's podcast is work from the RAND Corporation, Reason Foundation, and the Brookings Institution.
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June 13, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The New York Times critique of the Trump administration's efforts to improve the science used by government agencies to make public policy was way off base. Trump's actions uphold the scientific method and should improve public policy.
June 12, 2019
By Anthony Watts
Bob Tisdale, author of “Extremes and Averages in Contiguous U.S. Climate: Graphs of 100 Years of NOAA Contiguous U.S. Climate Data” joins Anthony Watts to discuss how the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a political body, not a scientific one.
June 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Rosemary Gibson, senior advisor at The Hastings Center, a medical ethics think tank, joins the show to discuss her book "ChinaRX: Exposing the Myths of America's Dependence on China for Medicine."
June 10, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The president of Ziebarth & Associates joins the podcast to talk about U.S. freight and passenger rail, high-speed rail networks in Europe and Asia, and projects in the U.S.
June 7, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and Jim Lakely in episode #194 of the In The Tank Podcast. Featured in today's podcast is work from The Heartland Institute, FEE, Imprimis, PRI, and Environmental Progress.
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June 6, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Heartland Director of Communications Jim Lakely talks with Mark Joseph, producer of the upcoming film “No Safe Spaces,” a look at modern oppression of our free speech rights in America.
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June 5, 2019
By Roy Spencer, Anthony Watts
Politicians, politicized scientists and activists will have you believe that 100% of 21st century warming is anthropogenic. Dr. Roy Spencer joins Anthony Watts to explain why they’re wrong.
June 4, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Three state lawmakers give frank thoughts on the difficulties they encountered trying to eliminate Certificate of Need laws in their states. They discuss lobbying, phantom projects, “sky is falling” alarmism, and how opponents actually make a case for ri
June 3, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The news media is facing increased scrutiny, rightfully so, during the Trump presidency. How has the news gotten to where it is today?
May 31, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Justin Haskins, Edward Hudgins
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and Jim Lakely in episode #193 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today, they talk about Heartland's upcoming 13th International Conference on Climate Change, Automation, technology, and more.
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May 30, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Kevin Dayaratna
The wide ranging Green New Deal, and less intrusive but still costly restrictions on fossil fuel use, are not intended to protect the environment but rather are efforts by the federal government to exert more control over the economy and how people live.
May 29, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
James Dunworth, co-founder of E-Cigarette Direct, joins the show to discuss vaping in the United Kingdom and his research on US vaping regulations.
May 28, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Rather than government mandated price controls on drugs, why not have drug companies base prices on indication? Roger D. Klein discusses “indication specific” drug prices and how this might lower prices and improve health outcomes.
May 24, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Jim Lakely
Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Jim Lakely in episode #192 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today's episode features work from Gallup, the National Center for Public Policy Research, and the National Review Institute.
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May 23, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Adam Boehler, a Trump administration appointee who runs the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Innovation Center, details a new voluntary payment model that moves Medicare primary care payments away from fee-for-service
May 22, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Former Texas State Sen. Konni Burton joins the podcast to discuss some of the issues she championed in the Senate, such as banning local governments in Texas from using taxpayers’ money to hire firms to lobby their own state legislators.
May 21, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Benny Peiser, director of the UK's Global Warming Policy Forum, says climate researchers are acting like autocrats, suppressing dissent and enforcing majoritarian conformity to the detriment of science and sound policy.
May 20, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Direct primary care is taking off around the country, but how do doctors take the first step? Adam Habig, Christopher Habig and Dr. Rasheet Patel are the founders of Freedom Healthworks, a consulting firm that helps doctors do just that.