New Mexico’s Public Education Department (PED) last week did a disservice to New Mexico’s students, as well as the taxpayers who fund schools, when it caved in to global warming alarmists. This and more in this week's Heartland Weekly.
On Monday, the Norwegian socialists who decide who gets the Nobel Prize in economics chose another proponent of “behavioral economics,” the University of Chicago’s Richard Thaler. It was a poor choice.
Four U.S. Senators – Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Brian Schatz (D-HI), and Edward Markey (D-MA) – sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos demanding to know if her department had contact with Heartland.
Last week, Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast was one of a dozen panelists brought together in Chicago to answer the question, “What should we expect from public education and what can families do to help their local schools achieve that promise?”
Al Gore, through his newly created Energy Transitions Commission, wants to reverse modernity and save the world from itself by eliminating its fossil-fuel-based energy system. This and more on this week's edition of Heartland Weekly.