As charter schools expand rapidly around the country, several states are still charter holdouts, including the Bluegrass State. Lisa Grover, senior director of state advocacy at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools joins[...]
Author: Alexandra Shanahan
Are schools collecting too much personal information about kids? The world has become an intensive data-tracking place, with grocery stores tracking your eating habits and Google tracking your internet history[...]
President Barack Obama has proposed studying the possibility of privatizing the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation’s largest government-owned utility. Privatization expert Leonard Gilroy of The Reason Foundation tells Heartland‘s Steve Stanek why the president[...]
Joseph Bast, President of the Heartland Institute and Dr. Herbert Walberg, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Heartland Institute discuss their book Education and Capitalism: How Overcoming Our[...]
Host Steve Stanek interviews Dr. Keith Kantor, CEO of Service Foods, about whether or not the IRS should continue its major role in administrating Obamacare. Revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative, libertarian, and constitutionalist[...]
Businesses and industries looking for government handouts have produced studies that predict big paybacks. Roy Cordato of the John Locke Foundation says there’s a great reason to take these studies with a shaker or two of salt.
Heartland’s James M. Taylor responds to the National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee’s 2013 Draft National Climate Assessment, which tackles many important climate-related questions but consistently reaches overly pessimistic conclusions.
Heartland‘s Joy Pullman speaks with Greg Forster, Senior Fellow at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. Opponents frequently claim that school choice does not benefit participants, it hurts public schools, costs[...]
Heartland‘s Steve Stanek speaks with Randall Holcombe, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University and Senior Fellow at the James Madison Institute. Economics professor and author Randall Holcombe explains[...]
Brent Hamachek and Tom Kuchan of Segueway Solutions invited President and CEO of The Heartland Institute, Joe Bast, to speak on their radio show, “Segueway to Success.” They talk about Heartland’s mission, how Heartland[...]
Heartland‘s Benjamin Domenech speaks with Curtis Dubay, Senior Tax Analyst at The Heritage Foundation, about Internet Taxes. The proposed Marketplace Fairness Act would force Internet retailers to collect sales tax for the state and local[...]
Energy Expert John Droz reports on North Carolina legislation that would roll back the state’s renewable power mandates. Listen to Heartland’s James M. Taylor interview John Droz, a North Carolina-based[...]