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May 4, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Science Director Jay Lehr appeared in the Wall Street Journal to discuss the steps we're taking to combat malaria.
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Environment
April 27, 2018
By Jay Lehr
In the book Global Warming Temperatures and Projections, physicist William T. Lynch uses physics and mathematical modeling to analyze climate change, demonstrating peoples’ fears of runaway climate change are unjustified.
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Climate Change
Environment
April 24, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, Jay Lehr, S. Stanley Young, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, Steven Milloy
'One small step for regulatory reform, one giant leap for scientific integrity and political transparency' - H. Sterling Burnett
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Environment
Climate Change
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Education
April 13, 2018
By Jay Lehr, Kenneth Haapala, Patrick Moore, Patrick Frank
Although completed too late to submit to the judge, this document stands on its own as a good primer on climate change.
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Climate Change
Law
April 6, 2018
By Jay Lehr
This book describes how in the latter half of the 20th century, as government began to dominate science, scientists discovered they could get huge amounts of funding if they raised public terror over alleged crises in their fields of research.
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Environment
March 13, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money, by Bryan Caplan (Princeton University Press, 2018), 416 pp.; $20.04 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 0691174652, ISBN-13: 978-0691174655
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Education
March 10, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of Unstable Majorities: Polarization, Party Sorting, and Political Stalemate, Morris P. Fiorina (Hoover Institution Press, 2017), 264 pages, ISBN-13 978-0817921156, $24.81 on Amazon.com.
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Government & Politics
February 28, 2018
By Jay Lehr
This Heartland Policy Study critiques and rebuts the “Climate Science Special Report” released by the U.S. Global Change Research Program in November 2017. It refutes the earlier report’s assumption that “the science is settled” and exposes its biases.
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Climate Change
Energy
February 3, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change, by Ingrid H. H. Zabel, Don Duggan-Haas, and Robert M. Ross
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Education
January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
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Government & Politics
Government Spending
Health Care
Environment
Energy
Education
Entitlements
Employment
January 11, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of In Pursuit of Wealth: The Moral Case for Finance, by Yaron Brook and Don Watkins (Ayn Rand Institute, 2017), 250 pages, ISBN-13 978-0996010115, $14.93 on Amazon.com.
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FIRE
January 5, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, James H. Rust, Arthur Viterito
“The Trump administration recognizes fossil fuels are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, provide high paying jobs, and benefits the nation as a whole” - H. Sterling Burnett
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Climate Change
Environment
Energy
December 18, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, John Coleman (1934-2018), Tom Harris, Tom Sheahen, Kenneth Haapala, Timothy Ball, James H. Rust, Walter Starck
“The elimination of climate change from the nation’s list of security threats is one of the most important of the many actions the president has taken to strength the United States.” - Jay Lehr
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Environment
Climate Change
Energy
Government & Politics
December 8, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve, by Lenora Chu (Harper, 2017), 368 pp.; $17.26 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 0062367854, ISBN-13: 978-0062367853
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Education
December 6, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Sheahen, James H. Rust, Greg E. Walcher
“The drive to take U.S. lands out of the hands of the American people has continued at breakneck speed for more than four decades” - Jay Lehr
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Environment
December 4, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know, by Jerry Kaplan (Oxford University Press, 2016), 192 pages, ISBN-13 978-0190602390, $14.28 on Amazon.com (pb).
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InfoTech & Telecom
Economy
November 17, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Critics of State Education: A Reader, by Aaron Ross Powell (writer), George H. Smith (editor), and Marilyn Moore (editor), Libertarianism.org Press, October 10, 2017, 250 pp.; $12.92 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 1944424423, ISBN-13: 978-1944424428
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Education
November 3, 2017
By Jay Lehr
LYING is a scary book, but the journey of a thousand miles must begin with the first step.
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Government & Politics
October 27, 2017
By Jay Lehr
A coalition of crony capitalists and climate alarmists are fighting President Donald Trump's climate deregulatory agenda.
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Climate Change
Energy
October 25, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Brian McClanahan's takes a negative light to Alexander Hamilton's legacy.
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Government & Politics
October 6, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of No Campus for White Men: The Transformation of Higher Education into Hateful Indoctrination, by Scott Greer (WND Books, March 14, 2017), 240 pp.; $11.52 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 1944229620, ISBN-13: 978-1944229627
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Education
September 25, 2017
By Jay Lehr, Arthur B. Robinson
The United States spends more than most developed countries on its education system, but our students rank lower than most on standardized international tests.
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Education
September 22, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Alex Berezow puts the lie to myriad fallacies behind almost every imaginable popular bogus health- and science-related claim in this book.
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Environment
Energy
September 21, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, by Ben Sasse (St. Martin’s Press, 2017), 320 pp.; $16.75: ISBN-10: 1250114403, ISBN-13: 978-1250114402
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Education
September 12, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, by Ben Sasse (St. Martin’s Press, 2017), 320 pages, ISBN-13 978-1250114402, $16.78 on Amazon.com.
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Government & Politics
July 31, 2017
By Jay Lehr
In this book, Steve Goreham documents the damage eco-activists have wrought, and it can be reversed.
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Environment
Energy
July 26, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Our Best Tomorrow: Students Teaching Capitalism to America, by Laura Hudson and Robert D. Hudson (Headline Books, Dec. 10, 2013), 208 pp., $10.73 on Amazon.com, ISBN-10: 0938467921, ISBN-13: 978-0938467922
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Education
July 22, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Rich Nation, Poor Nation: Why Some Nations Prosper While Others Fail, by Robert Genetski (Fastpencil Publishing), 2017, 152 pages, ISBN-13: 978-1499902778, $23.31 on Amazon.com.
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Economy
July 5, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Governments around the world have managed fisheries to benefit local fishing industries with various types of welfare and subsidies, resulting in a decline in ocean fish stocks.
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Environment
June 27, 2017
By Jay Lehr
In Scare Pollution, scientist and lawyer Steve Milloy, shows how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ignores the best scientific research to claim small particles are dangerous.
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Environment
Energy
June 27, 2017
By Jay Lehr
The tax resulted in unintended consequences.
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Health Care
Taxes
June 16, 2017
By Jay Lehr
This amazing book is a must-read, especially for new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who needs to fully comprehend the rogue nature of the agency he now leads.
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Environment
Climate Change
June 7, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Money: Free and Unfree, by George Selgin (Cato Institute), 2017, 382 pages, ISBN-13: 978-1944424299; $16.96 on Amazon.com.
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FIRE
Economy
May 31, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Regulations could prevent smokers from turning to safer options.
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Health Care
Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
May 31, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Most of the payments were not justified.
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Health Care
Entitlements
May 16, 2017
By Jay Lehr
High and Dry is an outstanding compilation of hydrology and groundwater issues, along with precise explanations of technological advances.
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Environment
May 11, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer
"This rule does nothing to help the environment, but it does add costs to oil and gas extraction on public lands." - H. Sterling Burnett
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Energy
Environment
May 1, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Tyler Cowen’s The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream is a thought-provoking examination of what the American Dream is and how people reach it.
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Government & Politics
April 21, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids, by Joy Pullmann (Encounter Books, March 14, 2017), 280 pp.; $24.72 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 1594038813, ISBN-13: 978-1594038815
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Education
 

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