Saving Chicago Students: Strike Vouchers and SOS Accounts
The Heartland Policy Brief examines why teachers are threatening to strike, the history of teacher strikes in Illinois, and the performance and financial challenges faced by students, their parents
Replacing Common Core: Choices and Tradeoffs
The coerced adoption of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 46 states across the United States, often without public input, has generated tremendous controversy, concern, and efforts to repeal th
Ten State Solutions to Emerging Issues
This booklet explores solutions to the top public policy issues facing the states in 2016 and beyond in the areas of budget and tax, education, energy and environment, health care, and constitution
The Article V Movement: A Comprehensive Assessment to Date and Suggested Approach for State Legislators and Advocacy Groups Moving Forward
This Heartland Policy Brief is a comprehensive overview of the most consequential social movement occurring in the United States today: the Article V movement.
Top 10 Global Warming Lies
It's not unusual for the environmental Left to make false assertions to attract media attention and raise money.
Best Options for Potential Nuclear Power Plant Closings in Illinois
Exelon claims three of its Illinois nuclear power plants are uneconomical and has asked the Illinois legislature to allow it to force ratepayers to pay more to keep them operating.
“A Critical Assessment of ‘Air concentrations of volatile compounds near oil and gas production: A community-based exploratory study’
In October 2014, Environmental Health published a study purporting to show fracking operations for oil and gas production cause dangerous air quality issues.
Why Patent Reforms Are Needed
Patent abuse is harming the U.S. economy.
Critique of “Climate Change Adaptation: DOD Can Improve Infrastructure Planning and Processes to Better Account for Potential Impacts”
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Why Do Some Futures Contracts Succeed and Others Fail?
The history of futures contracts reveals their important economic role and impressive social benefits. The Crimean War of the 1850s and the U.S.
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