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Heartland's Samantha Fillmore testifies in favor of free speech protections online in Florida
May 24, 2021
Heartland Institute State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore testifies in Florida in favor of free-speech protections on social media platforms for citizens of the Sunshine State.

July 8, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Tim Benson and Cameron Sholty briefed state legislators on how they can advance school choice in their states in 2022. They talked about education savings accounts (ESAs), tax-credit scholarship programs, vouchers, and a host of other issues related to education freedom. Heartland also examined education choice success stories throughout the country over the past year and demonstrated how to tailor programs to meet the realities on the ground in the various states so that you can help carry the momentum of 2021 into the next legislative session.
July 8, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Jim Lakely, S.T. Karnick, Justin Haskins, and Nate Myers present episode 302 of the In The Tank Podcast, broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook The ITT crew talks about Donald Trump's lawsuit against Facebook, Google, and Twitter. they also discuss how Congress is considering an overhaul of America's credit-rating system that would substitute sound financial management with the social justice goals of woke leftist activists. Show notes: 1. Trump suing Facebook, Google, and Twitter 2. Woke Finance Schemes Congress considers credit-reporting overhaul, including putting government in charge of scores Democrats also want to use a revamping of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to “expand affordable home-ownership.” This “equity” push is precisely the same path that led to the 2008 housing crash.
June 9, 2021
Kamala Harris continues to make nonsensical claims related to climate change. This time, she claims that climate change is leading to increased illegal immigration. Kamala states that food shortages are causing people to flee their native countries. Unfortunately for Kamala, food production is setting records year after year worldwide. Claiming people are starving when crop yields are higher than ever highlights the delusion behind climate alarmism. James Taylor and Myron Ebell join The Chris Salcedo Show on Newsmax to correct Kamala Harris and set the record straight. Subscribe to Newsmax TV on YouTube:
June 8, 2021
The government The Founding Fathers envisioned was a force for good. Its limited role was to protect life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. If alive today, they would balk at what our government has become. Rampant government intervention seen today skews markets and limits the freedom of the individual. H. Sterling Burnett joins the Great Talks With podcast to describe how The Heartland Institute discovers, develops, and promotes free-market solutions to social and economic problems; fighting back against big government. Find out how the free market has helped accelerate the economic development of western democracies in this podcast. Check out more of the podcast Talks With here:
May 25, 2021
Cameron Sholty joins NTD News to discuss a new passed in Florida that prevents big tech companies from deplatforming individuals. Social media companies including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter frequently deplatform conservatives while leaving radical leftist voices unchecked. This law levels the playing field, protecting free speech for citizens across the aisle.
May 24, 2021
Heartland Institute State Government Relations Manager Samantha Fillmore testifies in Florida in favor of free-speech protections on social media platforms for citizens of the Sunshine State.
May 21, 2021
Heartland Institute Vice President Jim Lakely was a guest on the Ross Kaminsky Show in KHOW in Denver this week to talk about a new Heartland/Rasmussen poll showing that consumers of conservative media outlets and talk radio are vastly better informed on key policy issues than those who watch liberal "mainstream" media. Check out the polls here: And check out the Ross Kaminsky show here:
May 20, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Issac Orr for episode 295 of the In the Tank Podcast, which was recorded live on YouTube and Facebook. The ITT crew starts the show by discussing an article about China's use of slave labor to produce solar panels. After this, they talk about a new poll commissioned by The Heartland Institute and Rasmussen reports. The poll, by asking factual questions, shows how cable news networks distort the perceptions of reality of their viewers. OPENING CHIT CHAT Shellenberger - China Made Solar Cheap Through Coal, Subsidies & Forced Labor, Not Efficiency HEARTLAND RASSMUSSEN POLL Heartland Rasmussen Poll – News Stories Heartland Rasmussen Poll – Climate Change Heartland Rasmussen Poll – Police shootings
May 18, 2021
Jeff Berkowitz, host of Public Affairs, interviews Joe Morris, Chairman of the Heartland Institute. The focus is on ballot integrity. How fair and honest were recent U S Elections, including the Presidential elections of 2016 and 2020. Did Trump steal the election in 2016? Did Biden steal the election in 2020? Or, are both of those allegations big lies? Morris and Berkowitz discuss the surge in mail-in ballots. Did they open the door for fraud? Should we expect more mail-in ballots in the coming years? Listen to the interview for an in-depth review of our voting process.
April 23, 2021
Heartland Director Steve Milloy, proprietor of, joined Newsmax TV's Spicer & Co. on Thursday to talk about President Biden's climate summit and the radical plans he wants to implement. He was joined by Heartland friend Daniel Turner, executive director of Power the Future.
April 20, 2021
On Tuesday, April 20 center-right climate experts took part in a one-hour webinar hosted by The Heartland Institute to discuss Biden’s extreme climate agenda heading into Earth Day and the Global Climate Summit, which will take place on April 22 and 23, 2021. Speakers: Steve Milloy, Founder, PDF of slides: James Taylor, President, The Heartland Institute PDF of slides: Gregory Wrightstone, President, CO2 Coalition PDF of slides: Myron Ebell, Director, Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment PDF of slides: Websites to visit: Heartland Institute Climate Conference Oct 15-17, 2021 Climate Realism Climate at a Glance NIPCC Junk Science Competitive Enterprise Institute CO2 Coalition
March 22, 2021
In this live event on Monday, March 22, 2021, Brent Bozell, founder and president of the Media Research Center, and The Heartland Institute's James Taylor, Cameron Sholty, and Jim Lakely discuss how the social media giants suppress conservative speech, and what can be done to protect free speech online. Congressional action is not the only option. Each of the states can and must join the fight, as well.