Latest posts by Billy Aouste (see all)
- Heartland Weekly – Oregon Senate Republicans Strike Back - July 1, 2019
- Heartland Weekly – Comrade Bernie’s American Socialist Nightmare - June 17, 2019
- Heartland Weekly – Leadership Changes at The Heartland Institute - June 10, 2019
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School Choice Can Enhance Safety
The 50th annual PDK Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools reports that one-third of American parents fear for their child’s safety at school.
Heartland’s Ferrara on Fox & Friends
Senior Fellow Peter Ferrara appeared on Fox & Friends Thursday talk about his Wall Street Journal piece crediting Trump for our booming economy. President Trump even tweeted about it.
All Clean, Green and Alive by ’45
Wall Street Journal
In a letter to the editor, Heartland Institute President Tim Huelskamp points out the folly of California pledging to go 100% renewable by 2045.
Heartland Rebuts Climate Summit
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: James Taylor
The Global Climate Action Summit overflowed with political elites, activists, and celebrities touting the need for socialism to combat climate change. Heartland countered with scientists.
Hospitals Fighting Against Health Care
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Joshua House
The Institute for Justice’s Joshua House explains how Certificate of Need laws are used by hospitals to drive out competition in the health care market.
Keeping the Lights On in Arizona
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: AZ State Rep. Mark Finchem
Finchem describes why closing the coal-fired Navajo Generating Plant would cause problems for three states’ power grids and why it is a bad idea to mandate 50 percent renewable energy.
Consumer and Vaping Advocacy
Host: Lindsey Stroud
Guest: Alex Clark
The Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Advocates for Smoke Free Alternatives Association (CASAA) discusses the consumer organization’s advocacy efforts for vaping.
The Big Business Of College Sports
Chris Talgo and Emma Kaden
Investor’s Business Daily
As big-time college sports have boomed into a billion-dollar business, the issue of compensation (or lack thereof) for these athletes is more relevant than ever.
Obama and His Economic Illiteracy
As the midterms approach, President Obama has re-entered politics to accuse Republicans of serving as handmaidens of Wall Street with their successful tax cut.
Steyer Punishing Arizona’s Poor
When Tom Steyer isn’t advocating for nuclear war or promoting President Donald Trump’s impeachment, the San Francisco billionaire is developing big plans for Arizona’s energy future.
Liberals Say UBI Solves Poverty
Besides the universal basic income’s immense appeal to some voters, why would lawmakers want to enact yet another welfare program doomed to fail?
The Gift of Article V on Constitution Day
Sept. 17 was Constitution Day, when Americans celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution. It’s also an occasion to talk about about invoking the document’s Article V.
Keep Carbon Taxes in the Ground
Across the world, renewable subsidies are dying out, but we’re still discussing carbon taxes. We must permanently end this debate and keep the notion in the ground.