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Why Medicare for All Would Be a Disaster
January 15, 2019
Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, joins Tipping Point With Liz Wheeler to talk about Medicare for All proposals.

January 24, 2019
Join Adam Andrzejewski of on Wednesday, January 23, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm LIVE from The Heartland Institute. He will deliver a talk titled "How Posting All Public Spending Online Can Transform U.S. Public Policy." "Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman," wrote Louis Brandeis in 1914. Today, the Freedom of Information Act and internet make it possible to post online all spending at the federal, state, and local levels. This kind of radical transparency can transform U.S. public policy. Today, is the largest private repository of U.S. public-sector spending. With Honorary Chairman Dr. Tom Coburn, the mission of is to post "every dime, online, in real time." has captured 5 billion government-spending records, including nearly all disclosed federal government spending since 2000; 48 of 50 state checkbooks; and 21.7 million public employee salary and pension records across America. exposed the $20 million luxury-art procurement program at the Department of Veterans Affairs, which forced a public apology from the V.A. Secretary and the adoption of new rules to stop the abuse (2016). In 2017, the group literally mapped the swamp in their oversight report, Mapping The Swamp, A Study of the Administrative State. Recently, the group showcased 1.7 million highly compensated public employees who earned $100,000+ costing taxpayers $1 trillion (2018) from nearly every level of government across America. In Fall 2018, OpenTheBooks launched a public policy campaign in The Wall Street Journal and USA Today urging President Donald Trump to declare “War on Waste.” Their efforts helped galvanize Trump’s order to cut five-percent of agency spending. The group's aggressive transparency and forensic auditing of government spending has led to the assembly of grand juries, indictments, successful prosecutions, congressional briefings and hearings, subpoenas, and Government Accountability Office (GAO) audits, administrative policy changes, federal legislation, and much more.
January 23, 2019
Former Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti explains how school choice saved her life.
January 17, 2019
Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, joins the Jacki Daily Show to discuss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green new Deal. This audio is taken from the Jackie Daily Show.
January 15, 2019
Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, joins Tipping Point With Liz Wheeler to talk about Medicare for All proposals.
January 15, 2019
Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, joins Tipping Point With Liz Wheeler to talk about the Green New Deal, socialism, and it's growth in mainstream politics.
January 11, 2019
Have the socialist ideas of Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez worked around the globe? Spoiler alert... absolutely not. Learn more and sign up for updates at
January 11, 2019
Justin Haskins, executive editor for The Heartland Institute, discusses the Green New Deal and Heartland’s new Stopping Socialism Project on Fox and Friends (January 11, 2019)
January 9, 2019
Heartland Institute's Justin Haskins discusses Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's so-called "Green New Deal" on Tucker Carlson Tonight on the Fox News Channel (Jan. 8, 2019)
December 18, 2018
Wolfgang Müller, General Secretary of the German organization EIKE, or The European Institute for Climate and Energy, talks about the environmental impacts of wind farms. He concludes they are detrimental to the environment.
December 9, 2018
On December 5, 2018, The Heartland Institute and Solidarity - the Polish labor union led by Lech Walesa that began the dismantling of the Iron Curtain - signed a joint communique pushing back at the climate alarmism of the United Nations. Solidarity requested what turned into nearly three hours of presentations and Q&A on the latest climate science and critiques of the UN's policy prescriptions to combat global warming. Duly impressed, Solidarity asked Heartland to join them in a communique they submitted to COP24 in their home country. See more details here: This video, taken after the signing ceremony in Solidarity's Katowice office, includes statements from Jaroslaw Grzesik, Chairman of Secretariat, Mining and Energy of Solidarity; Dominik Kolorz, president of the Silesian Region of Solidarity; and Heartland Institute Senior Fellow for Environment and Energy Policy James Taylor, who represented the organization at COP24.
December 7, 2018
James Taylor, senior fellow for environment and energy policy at The Heartland Institute, explains why President Trump was right to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.
December 4, 2018
The Heartland Institute, globally recognized as the leading think tank promoting skepticism of man-caused catastrophic global warming, will present the latest science on the climate in Katowice, Poland, host city of the United Nations’ 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24). Heartland’s event, featuring two scientists and three experts on climate and energy policy in the United States and Europe, will be held at the Vienna House East Katowice from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time and live-streamed here.

Videos for 13 Climate Change Conferences

The Heartland Institute has organized and hosted 13 International Conferences on Climate Change (ICCC) since 2008, the latest in Washington, DC on July 25, 2019.

Videos from all 13 conferences can be viewed here.