On February 5 the Federal Register published a Notice inviting members of the public to comment on whether the Obama Administration should finally approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.
This is your chance to cast a vote in favor of U.S. energy security, jobs, and affordable energy…READ MORE
Tokyo received 10 inches of snow on the morning of February 15, the
largest amount of snowfall the city has seen since the global cooling scare of the early 1970s. The historic snowfall debunks, yet again, global warming activists’ assertions that this year’s unusually fierce winter is merely a North American phenomenon…READ MORE
Of all the entitlement programs in the U.S. requiring reform, Medicare - the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 and older – presents the most difficult problem of all. In a new Policy Brief Senior Fellow Peter Ferrara describes two opposing approaches to addressing the Medicare crisis…READ MORE
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Policy Advisor Richard Ebeling describes how the war released all the “demons” that brought so much horror to the twentieth tcentury under the rise of collectivism and the fall of classical liberalism…READ MORE
But this year have been brutal -, as if I moved to Winnipeg, not Chicago. As you’re reading this on the morning of February 17, Chicago is getting another six inches of snow. That wouldn’t be so bad except for the 60 inches of snow that has alread fallen ..READ MORE
Research Fellow Joy Pullmann responds to a public campaign against teacher unions that blames them and their political allies for the devastating lack of progress in inner-city public schools by arguing the lack of parental unions in such areas is also fair game. Citing studies that show students with married parents achieve greater success, Pullmann says it’s unfair not to acknowledge the lack of stable families when discussing who’s to blame for the plight of inner-city public school students…READ MORE
John Kerry and his fellow political kingpins may believe climate McCarthyism will score points with global warming zealots and a compliant media, but real scientists and most of the general public are not buying it…READ MORE
Truth and Consequences for Krugman, and Keynes, and Obama
Peter Ferrara, The Heartland Institute
President Reagan explicitly left Keynesian economics for dead more than 30 years ago, after the disastorous Keynesian policies of the 1970s ended in double-digit inflation, double-digit unemployment and double-digit interest rates. Obama’s greatest failure has been to bring it back, and now he and his supporters must answer for it…READ MORE
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The weekly Consumer Power Report offers a brief analysis by Heartland Institute Senior Fellow Benjamin Domenech, who summarizes, with source citations, several top health care stories for the week. READ MORE
Climate Change Weekly
James M. Taylor, The Heartland Institute
Taylor writes a weekly e-newsletter for Heartland titled Climate Change Weekly, which reports on current stories regarding the reality of climate change… READ MORE
School Choice Weekly
Joy Pullmann, The Heartland Institute
Pullmann writes a weekly e-newsletter for Heartland titled School Choice Weekly, which sifts the education news so you don’t have to, bringing you the most accurate, timely, and important news, research, and commentary about the schools that educate U.S. citizens… READ MORE
New research summarized in NIPCC Update, a weekly email edited by Heartland Senior Fellow Craig Idso, Ph.D. and produced by Heartland and the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC)… READ MORE