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Heartland Weekly: A Conversation with Mark Janus

August 6, 2018

Week of July 30, 2018

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US Reduces Carbon More Than EU
Justin Haskins
Fox News
When Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord, the whole world cried foul. One year later, the U.S. is cleaner than Europe and has a faster-growing economy, too.

A Conversation with Mark Janus
Host: Jesse Hathaway
Guest: Mark Janus
Mark Janus, a senior fellow with the Illinois Policy Institute and the successful plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME, joins the podcast.

Heartland Reacts to EPA Mileage Freeze
Heartland.org
The EPA and the NHTSA announced a proposed rule to reconsider fuel mileage mandates imposed by the Obama administration and embraced by California.

Truth About the ESA
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: RJ Smith
R.J. Smith, the godfather of free market environmentalism, argues the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposed reforms to the Endangered Species Act don’t go far enough.

Begging the Gov. to Save Your Life
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Naomi Lopez Bauman
The idea that you have to beg the government to save your own life is absurd. Naomi Lopez Bauman goes into how Right to Try can subvert this lunacy.

In The Tank:  Ep. 151
Hosts: Donald Kendal and John Nothdurft
John and Donny discuss the evils of socialism featuring work from the Empire Center for Public Policy and the Mercatus Center.

The Homeschooling Option
Liam Sigler
Townhall
When public schools fail students, homeschooling remains a viable option that produces children with similar, if not better, results.

Is a Financial Crisis Inevitable?
John Merrifield and Barry Poulson
American Spectator
The CBO’s latest long-term budget outlook has cast a grim reality on public debt. A solution must be found and soon.

GW is Not Most Pressing Concern
Tom Harris
Heartland.org
Most people don’t really care about global warming, don’t think it affects them much, and don’t believe the hype.

Dangers of Totalitarian Planning
Richard Ebeling
American Institute for Economic Research
While a system of identity politics must bring an end to personal libertyl, such a system would bring about an end to economic liberty as well.

Welfare Programs and Problems
Edmund Contoski
Freedom Pub
Everyone knows that Social Security and Medicare are underfunded. They can only provide the benefits they have promised by borrowing from the future.

Billionaire’s Radical Initiatives Advance
Joe Barnett
Environment & Climate News
With the financial support of a California billionaire, efforts to use government power to force a radical increase in the use of renewable energy have advanced in three states.

Author
Billy Aouste was a new media specialist for The Heartland Institute until 2020.