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November 13, 2019
CLT: An Alternative to the Common Core Aligned SAT and ACT (Guests: Jeremy Tate and Keith Nix) Podcast
A new standardized test, the Classic Learning Test (CLT), is a new and growing alternative to the SAT and the ACT.
Government Spending
November 12, 2019
How Radical Social Entrepreneurs Can Revolutionizing Education and Much More! (Guest Michael Strong) Podcast
Michael Strong, head of Radical Social Entrepreneurs, argues that we are not keeping pace with rapid technological growth.
Health Care
November 11, 2019
Dangers of Medicaid Expansion (Guest: Naomi Lopez-Bauman) Podcast
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Naomi Lopez-Bauman, health care scholar with the Goldwater Institute and the Beacon Center, on the battle over Medicaid expansion in Tennessee.

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November 13, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
A new standardized test, the Classic Learning Test (CLT), is a new and growing alternative to the SAT and the ACT.
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November 12, 2019
By Edward Hudgins
Michael Strong, head of Radical Social Entrepreneurs, argues that we are not keeping pace with rapid technological growth.
November 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Naomi Lopez-Bauman, health care scholar with the Goldwater Institute and the Beacon Center, on the battle over Medicaid expansion in Tennessee.
November 8, 2019
By Ben Boychuk, Jim Lakely
Heartland’s Jim Lakely takes over as host this week for Episode 216 of the In The Tank Podcast and interviews Ben Boychuk and Jason Isaac.
November 7, 2019
By Jim Lakely, Christopher Talgo
Fox & Friends co-host and New York Times best selling author Brian Kilmeade joins the Heartland Daily Podcast to discuss his new book, Sam Houston & The Alamo Avengers.
November 6, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Marc Slis, owner of Vapor 906, filed a lawsuit after MI Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order banning flavors in nicotine-containing e-cigarettes
November 5, 2019
By Christina Herrin
Richard Garr, Founder of Access Hope CRO, discusses necessary steps to FDA and health can reforms.
November 4, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Andy Singer
Climate alarmists have been claiming we’re near the apocalypse for the last century. We look at some of the most outlandish claims yet.
November 1, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins
Why is it that climate alarmists always propose ideas that couldn't possibly have public support? This time it is the suggestion that the government should ban Halloween candy to cut down on candy wrapper waste.
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October 31, 2019
By Edward Hudgins
Research Director Edward Hudgins talks with CareerWise CEO Noel Ginsburg about the need for technical education and apprenticeships.
October 30, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Director of Communications Jim Lakely reports in live from the State Policy Network's annual meeting with Texas Public Policy Foundation's Jason Isaac, senior manager of the Life Powered project.
October 29, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
Education Project Manager Lennie Jarratt talks with Policy Analyst Tim Benson about absenteeism in West Virginia public schools.
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October 28, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Roger D. Klein, M.D., J.D., Adam R. Habig
Three Heartland policy advisors weigh in on a trend reported in the Wall Street Journal that more physicians identify as Democrats than Republicans. Orient, Klein and Habig discuss why this is happening and whether the public needs to be concerned.
October 25, 2019
By Jim Lakely, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr
Heartland’s Justin Haskins and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 214 of the In The Tank Podcast. The crew covers how free speech is under attack.
October 24, 2019
By Anthony Watts, Chris Horner
Christopher Horner, an attorney who founded Government Accountability and Oversight and Climate Litigation Watch, joins to discuss litigation against Exxon and the non-grassroots start up it is pretending to have.
October 23, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Christopher Talgo
Policy Analyst Tim Benson and Editor Chris Talgo join the podcast to discuss the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike
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October 22, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber, Jane M. Orient, M.D.
As of May 2019, there have been 818 cases of measles in the U.S., eight times more than the entire year in 2016. Government has responded with a number of actions, but Orient believes they are ineffective, and worse, steer the country away from better sol
October 21, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Elaine Parker, President of small business advocate organization Job Creators Network Foundation on the Trump Administration's executive order protecting traditional Medicare.
October 18, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr
Heartland's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined Isaac Orr for Episode 213 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features discussions that explore the work of think tanks across the country.
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October 17, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Ronald Stein, P.E.
Engineer Ronald Stein's new book, Energy Made Easy, explains why fossil fuels remain critical to modern society and the harms that result from political interference in energy markets.
October 16, 2019
By Christina Herrin
Mike Henson, advocate with No More Excuses, explains his journey after being diagnosed with ALS.
October 15, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
California will now pay telemedicine providers equally to providers in physical settings in its Medicaid program. The move should address the provider shortage for Medi-Cal and deliver health care.
October 14, 2019
By Anthony Watts
The Heartland Institute's Senior Fellow Anthony Watts interviews Steve McIntyre, founder of the blog Climate Audit, about his journey into climate science and debunking the infamous 'hockey stick.'
October 11, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr, Andy Singer
Heartland's Donald Kendal, Andy Singer are joined Isaac Orr for Episode 212 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features discussions that explore the work of think tanks across the country.
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October 10, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Vaping YouTuber and designer Matt Culley discusses Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s recent ban on flavored e-cigarettes.
October 9, 2019
By Edward Hudgins , Andy Singer
Heartland’s tech specialist and research director Ed Hudgins joins the show to talk about moves aiming to ban robots, artificial intelligence and automation.
October 8, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Chris Jacobs, Founder of the Juniper Research Group, chats about how the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry could freeze all movement on health care policy, thus stopping the GOP from capitulating and passing "socialism lite" health care reforms.
October 7, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Heartland’s Jim Lakely talks with Charlie Copeland, president and CEO of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), about the rise of socialism on America’s college campuses.
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October 4, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Andy Singer
In episode #211 Donald Kendal and Andy Singer are joined by Robbie "The Fire" Bernstein, host of the Run Your Mouth Podcast. The trio talk about extreme "Cancel Culture," Greta Thunberg, climate alarmism, and unintended consequences.
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October 3, 2019
By Sarah Lee, Sally C. Pipes
Sally Pipes, CEO of Pacific Research Institute, talks about winning the recent Intelligence Squared debate where she and Reason Magazine's Nick Gillespie argued against a single-payer health care system.
October 2, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, Charles N. Steele
Economist Charles Steele explains how Democratic candidates for President are pushing energy socialism and why the attempt to meet their physically impossible goals, would require totalitarianism.
October 1, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Congressman Jim Banks joined us to discuss his plan to make students safer in Washington DC schools.
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September 30, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
New U.S. Census data shows there are 2 million more Americans not carrying health insurance. A close look at the numbers shows recent reforms to improve access and lower cost are working.
September 27, 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 #210 of the In The Tank Podcast. This episode features work from the Tax Foundation, the Cato Institute, and the American Action Forum.
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September 26, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
In this episode of Voices of Vapers, Stefan Didak joins Lindsey Stroud to talk about flavor bans in California and how these have spread legs and moved to other states.
September 25, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week, discusses his new book, “The School Choice Roadmap: 7 Steps to Finding the Right School for Your Child”.
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September 24, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Surveys show out-of-pocket costs for company health plans are taking larger chunks out of paychecks. One reason is health insurance brokers have no incentive to find the best deals.
September 23, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett, James Taylor
With state and national legislation being pushed that would fundamentally alter our economy and lifestyles in and effort to prevent a purported climate crisis, a debate over the causes and consequences of climate change is overdue.
September 23, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care Policy Advisor Sarah Lee interviews Peter Pitts on his new book, "Common Sense Health Care Policy for Common Sense Americans (and Presidential Candidates)".
September 20, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Justin Haskins, Isaac Orr, Jim Lakely
Heartland's Donald Kendal & Justin Haskins are joined by Jim Lakely & Isaac Orr in episode #209 of the In The Tank Podcast. This episode features work from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Foundation for Economic Education.