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December 2, 2020
Dr. Walter E. Williams, R.I.P.
Dr. Walter Williams, a distinguished economist and long-time friend and advisor to The Heartland Institute, died December 2. He was 83.
Energy
December 2, 2020
California Public Advocates Office enters a “common interest agreement” with the Sierra Club to help the CPUC ban the use of natural gas
California’s high cost of electricity is already fifty percent higher than the national average for residents
Government & Politics
December 2, 2020
Don’t Confuse Free Markets with the Interventionist State
The important task for those who value personal freedom, economic liberty and the free market economy is to disabuse our fellow citizens from thinking that what we have is a fully capitalist system
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Education
December 1, 2020
Science or Science Fiction?
Teacher union leader claims we should follow the science, but then she ignores it
Climate Change
December 1, 2020
Sheldon Whitehouse’s Climate Inquisition Continues
Senator Torquemada wants to jail those who dissent from his alarmist views on climate
Government & Politics
November 30, 2020
USA Today & Facebook Use Slanderous “Fact Check” to Suppress Facts About Illegal Voting By Non-Citizens
A “fact check” by USA Today contains 10 demonstrably false claims that smear a range of scholars and denigrate a rigorously documented study as “unfounded.”

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December 2, 2020
By Joseph Bast
Dr. Walter Williams, a distinguished economist and long-time friend and advisor to The Heartland Institute, died December 2. He was 83.
December 2, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California’s high cost of electricity is already fifty percent higher than the national average for residents
December 2, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The important task for those who value personal freedom, economic liberty and the free market economy is to disabuse our fellow citizens from thinking that what we have is a fully capitalist system
December 1, 2020
By Paul Driessen
Senator Torquemada wants to jail those who dissent from his alarmist views on climate
December 1, 2020
By Larry Sand
Teacher union leader claims we should follow the science, but then she ignores it
November 30, 2020
By James Agresti
A “fact check” by USA Today contains 10 demonstrably false claims that smear a range of scholars and denigrate a rigorously documented study as “unfounded.”
November 30, 2020
By David Wojick
Exhaustive study finds more CO2 and water molecules will not cause dangerous warming
November 30, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Joe Biden, who will likely become president next year, has suggested he will seek to expand on the failed “Obamacare” system by including a public option, colloquially known as “Bidencare.”
November 30, 2020
By Seton Motley
Shocker: Life is usually harder when you have less money
November 24, 2020
By Seton Motley
“What is past is prologue” -- William Shakespeare, The Tempest
November 24, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
This crown jewel of the Trump Administration’s environmental record will bring many benefits
November 23, 2020
By Paul Driessen
Getting past the climate scapegoat, and taking steps that could actually make a difference
November 23, 2020
By Seton Motley
Democrats are doing to the China Virus – what they did to the Great Depression
November 23, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
This year is certainly one of, if not “the,” most peculiar of Thanksgiving under the shadow of the Coronavirus and the government restrictions and prohibitions placed upon people’s activities and gatherings
November 22, 2020
By Nancy J. Thorner
There is a deadline for certifying the results of the election, and it varies by state
November 20, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Now that we have a randomized controlled trial (RCT) about masks, will it change what you do?
November 20, 2020
By Nancy J. Thorner
President Biden would be worse than the Obama years of 2007-17 that gave us the lowest growth of any economic decade in U.S. history
November 18, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Shining light on EPA actions should get 100% support – but is opposed by the usual suspects
November 18, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Imagine a world where your local membership shopping club or health/fitness club could sell health insurance to members
November 17, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Why is the gold standard hated so much by these critics?
November 17, 2020
By Larry Sand
On education issues, trouble looms if Biden becomes president
November 17, 2020
By David Wojick
We live in a world of complex issues, which can be very frustrating
November 16, 2020
By Paul Driessen
Our civil justice system is as much at risk as the integrity of ballots, elections and democracy
November 16, 2020
By Seton Motley
The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists
November 13, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #379
November 11, 2020
By Justin Haskins
Socialists performed better than ever in 2020.
November 10, 2020
By Larry Sand
The education establishment is losing customers, and it isn’t happy
November 10, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Americans Divided on the Most Important Issues
November 9, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Two physicians who are leading the charge on early at-home COVID-19 treatment to reduce hospitalization and death, have themselves become infected with the virus and following the regiment they, themselves preach
November 9, 2020
By David Wojick
Thanks to the miracle of online commenting the discussion of science, especially related to policy, is now a major popular pastime.
November 9, 2020
By Clifford Thies
According to Rudy Guliani, Philadelphia's own Joe Frazier made another comeback this year.
November 9, 2020
By James Agresti
This article presents a rigorous study which has found that illegal votes cast by non-citizens may have netted Joe Biden enough extra votes in battleground states to tip the overall election winner from Trump to Biden.
November 9, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Before moving too quickly into the GND, anti-fossil fuel protesters should take the time to answer the question: How can we avoid the undisputable science that renewables can only generate intermittent electricity
November 6, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #378
November 6, 2020
By Christina Herrin
If government can’t accomplish the task of properly counting ballots in a timely manner, it is not capable of managing our health care system
November 4, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
A number of European governments are reinstituting degrees of new social and economic lockdowns in the name of slowing down a new wave of Coronavirus cases
November 3, 2020
By Seton Motley
We the People dislike people we don’t elect writing our laws.
November 3, 2020
By Larry Sand
As shown by the 2019 NAEP, most of our students are being badly shortchanged.
November 3, 2020
By Christopher P. Casey, CFA
Regardless as to which candidate secures the Presidency on November 3rd (or some subsequent date), the administration must cope with unprecedented federal debt.
October 30, 2020
By James Agresti
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo forced C-19 carriers into the vicinity of the people who are most vulnerable to this disease