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August 21, 2019
Zoning and Construction Gridlock
Zoning and land use regulation has largely choked off housing construction in many American cities.  This is an unintended but predictable consequence of requiring government permission for building.
Economy
August 14, 2019
Stiglitz Pens Manifesto for More Progressive-Socialist Government
Review of People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Government & Politics
August 12, 2019
Modern Transportation—A Miracle Under Attack
Modern transportation is amazing. Each day, millions of people fly, drive, or are transported across our world for business, pleasure or to see distant family members.
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Environment
August 12, 2019
Heartland Weekly: Climate Conference Speakers Defend Climate Realism
Week of August 5, 2019
Health Care
August 5, 2019
Heartland Weekly: Kamala Harris' Health Care Heresy
Week of July 29, 2019
Government & Politics
July 30, 2019
Regulatory Overlap Reform and Federalism
The Business Roundtable, an influential association of leading U.S. CEOs working to promote a vibrant U.S. economy through sound public policy, published Reducing Regulatory Overlap in the 21st Century.

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Government & Politics
August 21, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
Zoning and land use regulation has largely choked off housing construction in many American cities.  This is an unintended but predictable consequence of requiring government permission for building.
August 14, 2019
By Robert Genetski
Review of People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph E. Stiglitz
August 12, 2019
By Steve Goreham
Modern transportation is amazing. Each day, millions of people fly, drive, or are transported across our world for business, pleasure or to see distant family members.
August 12, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 5, 2019
August 5, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of July 29, 2019
July 30, 2019
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The Business Roundtable, an influential association of leading U.S. CEOs working to promote a vibrant U.S. economy through sound public policy, published Reducing Regulatory Overlap in the 21st Century.
July 30, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
At any moment in time, the world seems to be going to hell in a handbasket.
July 29, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of July 22, 2019
July 25, 2019
By Art Carden
Bernie Sanders is having trouble with his unionized--and apparently underpaid--labor force.
July 25, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
It is never possible to know beforehand or with full certainty whether right ideas will win out in a particular place and at any particular time.
July 25, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Former Wisconsin State Legislator, Member of Scott Walker Administration Takes Reins at 35-year-old National Free-Market Think Tank
July 22, 2019
By Jeffrey Foss
Today bigger, supremely powerful global governments are justified by environmental claims.
July 22, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of July 15, 2019
July 16, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
Ever since I read Stephen Davies’s provocative article, I’ve been thinking about his main proposal. He suggests that the term individualist should be revived.
July 11, 2019
By Art Carden
The record of theory and history shows that socialist planning is an impossible task.
July 9, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Promises, promises, promises. It is the season for political promises.
July 9, 2019
By Clifford Thies
In a country that is both democratic and socialistic, we might suspect that crafty politicians will run for office by promising more and more free stuff.
July 4, 2019
By Chris Talgo and Emma Kaden
Every year, millions of Americans celebrate Independence Day by watching fireworks light up the night sky.
July 2, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
The rebirth of a belief in and an enthusiasm for socialism and government planning among a noticeable number of people, and elected officials raises many of the fundamental issues surrounding freedom.
July 1, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
After more than two centuries of (somewhat) limited government in the United States, is the tide turning against individual freedom and state sovereignty in favor of an empowered collective and unfettered federal power?
July 1, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of July 24, 2019
June 20, 2019
By Jeffrey Tucker
You can believe that socialism is wonderful, as apparently many people do, and no one will stop you.
June 17, 2019
By Art Carden
There's the simple fact that scoring a goal in the World Cup fulfills a lifelong dream for the players. Who wouldn't be overjoyed?
June 15, 2019
By Nolan Ryan, Ashley Herzog
A proposed agreement among states would throw their votes in the Electoral College to the presidential candidate winning the popular vote nationally.
June 14, 2019
By Jim Lakely
This is hardly a scoop, let alone a scandal.
June 10, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of June 3, 2019
June 7, 2019
By Joseph Bast
These new hires and changes to Heartland's organizational chart will boost our productivity and have an impact in several key areas.
June 5, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
The Alabama legislature lowered the minimum age for a truck driver’s (CDL) license to 18 for within-state transport to help alleviate a driver shortage the American Trucking Associations (ATA) says has existed since 2005. 
June 5, 2019
By Art Carden
It's done: one month and twenty-two movies later, my kids and I have watched all of the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe/"Avengers" series, from the original Iron Man through Avengers: Endgame.
June 3, 2019
By Seton Motley
We have on numerous occasions visited the topic of DC gridlock. 
June 3, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
We live in a time when an understanding and an appreciation of what a free society can or should be like is being slowly lost.
May 31, 2019
By Seton Motley
Impeaching judges is serious.  
May 31, 2019
By Art Carden
Watch for this phrase in your social media feeds: “these people.”
May 28, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of May 20, 2019
May 15, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Socialism is the antisocial system of politics over people, governmental power instead of peaceful and free association, and a handful of imposed political plans instead of a pluralism of as many plans as there are people in the world.
May 9, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Another partial federal government “shutdown” began on December 22, 2018.
May 9, 2019
By Art Carden
On this day in 1943, Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead was published. It tells the story of an impoverished architecture school dropout, Howard Roark, and how he navigates—or fails to navigate—the New York architecture scene.
May 8, 2019
By Joe Barnett
“First comes freedom,” said Pete Buttigieg while announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president on April 14. 
May 6, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of April 29, 2019
May 2, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
If you look at the results of relatively open and competitive market economies over the years, the only conclusion that can reasonably be reached is that free market liberal-oriented societies provide the conditions for constant betterment.