Good stuff from Heartland’s podcasts this week, including a discussion on why Canada has pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol. Click the links below to listen, and subscribe on iTunes so you get the latest podcasts as soon as they are produced. (Search for “Heartland Institute” in the iTunes store.)
ON EDUCATION: Dr. Gene Edward Veith joins the School Reform News podcast during the season of family and traditions to discuss the meaning and influence of those institutions on education. Veith is a prominent cultural commentator, provost and professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, and author of more than 18 books. He shares his experiences with students and families who cherish each other and a good education, and defines several facets of what it means to be an educated person. Listen Here.
ON ENVIRONMENT: International Climate Science Coalition executive director Tom Harris explains why Canada has pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol and why United Nations climate proposals are a very real threat to Western economies. Listen Here.
ON BUDGET: North Dakota resident and taxpayer activist Charlene Nelson discusses Measure 2, a constitutional amendment to end local property taxes that she helped get on the state’s June 2012 ballot. She explains why the property tax should end and how its demise would work in practice. Listen Here.
ON FIRE: C-FIRE Deputy Director R.J. Lehmann talks with Robert Hartwig, president and economist of the Insurance Information Institute, about the Eurozone crisis and its potential impacts for the insurance industry. Listen Here.