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January 22, 2020
Heartland's 2020 Vision
The Heartlander, Winter 2020
Regulation
January 21, 2020
Regulations are Bringing Back Dirt, Filth, and Disease
Trump is exactly right that problems trace to preposterous government regulations designed to save water that actually end up using more, and not dealing with the real problem which has nothing to do with domestic water use. 
Education
January 21, 2020
Texas Takes Control of Houston Public Schools
Teachers unions and members of the HISD Board of Trustees, who were locally elected, oppose the state takeover, but the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is appointing a new superintendent and community board for the district.
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Government & Politics
January 15, 2020
What It Was Like at Trump’s Milwaukee Rally Tuesday Night
Trump slowly walked and waved his way to the podium. When he waved my way, up in one of the “nose bleed” sections, but it weirdly felt like he was waving just at me.
Government & Politics
January 14, 2020
US Farmers Know – DC Doesn’t: Trump Remains Farmers’ Best Friend
Washington, DC has spent decades in bipartisan fashion making the lives of our farmers more and more miserable
Government & Politics
January 14, 2020
When the Impossible Happens
The Berlin Wall, the most visible manifestation of Communist oppression, came down thirty years ago. 

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Government & Politics
January 22, 2020
By Frank Lasée
The Heartlander, Winter 2020
January 21, 2020
By Jeffrey Tucker
Trump is exactly right that problems trace to preposterous government regulations designed to save water that actually end up using more, and not dealing with the real problem which has nothing to do with domestic water use. 
January 21, 2020
By Ashley Bateman
Teachers unions and members of the HISD Board of Trustees, who were locally elected, oppose the state takeover, but the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is appointing a new superintendent and community board for the district.
January 15, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Trump slowly walked and waved his way to the podium. When he waved my way, up in one of the “nose bleed” sections, but it weirdly felt like he was waving just at me.
January 14, 2020
By Seton Motley
Washington, DC has spent decades in bipartisan fashion making the lives of our farmers more and more miserable
January 14, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The Berlin Wall, the most visible manifestation of Communist oppression, came down thirty years ago. 
January 14, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Seventy years ago, on January 8, 1950, one of the most famous economists of the 20th century passed away at the age of 66, Joseph A. Schumpeter.
January 13, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 6, 2020
January 10, 2020
By Joe Barnett
A canvass of 1,000 likely voters by The Heartland Institute, a national free-market think tank, and Rasmussen Reports.
January 9, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Plea bargains let persons accused of crimes plead guilty and receive reduced charges or a reduced sentence.
January 9, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
When Hayek wrote The Road to Serfdom, he mentioned in the preface that he had often been told by his socialist colleagues that he would hold an important position in a future planned society, if only he would come around to agree with them.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Last year marked the 40th anniversary of one of the most dreadful public policies in recent memory: communist China’s one-child policy.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Tom Petty’s 1989 hit song Free Fallin’ could very well become Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) campaign anthem.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
“The Biggest Little City in the World” has made it illegal for any woman under the age of 21 to work in a so-called gentlemen’s club.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
On December 12, 2019 British voters sent a crystal-clear message that sent shockwaves through the political world: They want freedom (in the form of Brexit) and they do not want socialism (in the form of Jeremy Corbyn).
January 7, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
2019 witnessed high-profile litigation involving cancers allegedly caused by Baby Powder and the weed-killer Roundup.
January 7, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Today, the media and a variety of more serious public policy publications are awash in articles and essays insisting that the postwar “neoliberal” era has finally and inescapably come to an end.
January 7, 2020
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
President Trump should direct USAID to support coal and gas, not just wind and solar.
January 6, 2020
By Bartlett Cleland
Public-spectrum auctions led by the FCC are a step toward market-based spectrum management and privatization of public airwaves while maintaining needed governance of spectrum.
January 6, 2020
By James Agresti
The most commonly believed misinformation accords with left-leaning narratives spread by the press, and Democrat voters are more likely to accept these falsehoods than Trump voters.
January 3, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Across the spectrum of differing political views, whether “progressive,” “nationalist,” “populist,” or “conservative,” there is a common presumption in all of their policy positions and programs.
January 1, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
A bipartisan majority of the 535 federal lawmakers who roam the halls of the House and Senate agreed on one big thing: spending $1.4 trillion on discretionary programs for the coming fiscal year.
January 1, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
In a town hall in front of her Bronx constituents, Ocasio-Cortez, the self-avowed socialist, decreed, “It’s not that we deserve it because it’s a handout. People like to say, ‘Oh, this is about free stuff.’ This is not about free stuff.”
January 1, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
On December 4, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made a long-overdue and much-needed rule change to the nation’s beleaguered SNAP, commonly known as “food stamps.”
December 27, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
If you believe that a large man in a red suit can fly around the world on a sleigh guided by reindeer and deliver presents to billions of homes on Christmas Eve, then you should also believe in Scandinavian socialism.  
December 23, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Prop. CC would have amended Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR)
December 9, 2019
By David S. D’Amato
Established in 2011 as part of a series of reforms responding to the financial crisis, the CFPB will soon be at the center of a Supreme Court battle on the fundamental nature of the Constitution’s separation of powers.
December 9, 2019
By Justin Haskins, Christopher Talgo
The Heartland Institute has released a new Policy Brief by Research Fellow Chris Talgo and Editorial Director Justin Haskins, titled “Debunking the Scandinavian Socialism Myth: An Evaluation of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden”
December 5, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Regardless of your view on impeachment, the hearings have exposed the breathtaking size and scope of the U.S. government’s bureaucratic arm.
December 4, 2019
By Justin Haskins
The following is a national survey of likely voters published by The Heartland Institute, a national free-market think tank, and Rasmussen Reports, one of America’s leading polling firms.
December 4, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
In American election cycles all of the possible candidates for government office of both major political parties assure those who may vote for them in primaries and the general election that they are voices for the real or true “American values.”
November 27, 2019
By Clifford Thies
"Mattress Mack" bet a total of $13 million on the Houston Astros winning the World Series, not because he's such a fan, but to cover his business losses if that were to happen.
November 25, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
“Billionaires should not exist,” Sanders stated in a tweet after announcing his proposal.
November 25, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 18, 2019
November 25, 2019
By Justin Haskins
The following is a national survey of likely voters published by The Heartland Institute, a national free-market think tank, and Rasmussen Reports, one of America’s leading polling firms.
November 20, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
A few days ago, it was my pleasure to spend two hours listening to the ideas and concerns of a well-educated and politically informed – dare I say socially privileged – self-described socialist.
November 18, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 11, 2019
November 14, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Like most socialists, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a leading candidate for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, is a huge fan of government “plans.”
November 12, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
There is a sense these days, whether in politics or academia, that people should shape their own realities and each result is as valid or real as any other.
November 12, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
On Tuesday, Disney will release an amazing thing that no one on the planet could have anticipated 10 years ago: a service that streams Disney programming on the Internet available to subscribers for $7 per month.