Jane Shaw Stroup

Jane Shaw Stroup is the higher education editor for School Reform News at The Heartland Institute.

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Climate Change Activists Should Read the IPCC Report

Contrary to alarming corporate media reports new estimates of greenhouse gas emissions now and in the future are much smaller than earlier ones and most extreme weather events have not gotten worse.

Student Loans: A ‘National Catastrophe’

Review of The Debt Trap: How Student Loans Became a National Catastrophe, by Josh Mitchell (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2021) 261 pp. We are all aware of rising student debt, which now...

What Do Climate Activists Really Want? The Answer Is Chilling

They want to overturn capitalism. That is the import of an article by H. Sterling Burnett on the Heartland.org site.

Shelby Steele Knows How We Got to Critical Race Theory

By Jane Shaw Stroup I recently glimpsed a TV exchange between Fox News host Mark Levin and Shelby Steele, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. As I walked by, Levin was asking...

More than a Third of Americans Wouldn’t Pay $1 to Reduce Carbon Dioxide

A poll of 1200 registered voters taken by the Competitive Enterprise Institute found 35 percent unwilling to spend anything for carbon dioxide reduction.

Climate Activists Are Coming for Your Kitchen

Cities around the country are banning the use of natural gas, starting with new homes. Some state legislatures are fighting back with bans on the bans.

A Climate-Change Warrior’s Last Word

By Jane Shaw Stroup Fred Singer, a battle-seasoned warrior of the climate science debates, died last year at the age of 95. The third edition of his highly readable and scientifically sound book, Hot...

Review: A Devine Defense of the Morality of Capitalism—and Western Civilization

Review of The Enduring Tension: Capitalism and the Moral Order, by Donald J. Devine, New York: Encounter Books, 2021 Some of us know Donald J. Devine as the very effective head of the...

Free Speech? Forget It.

If you are skeptical about climate change claims and have a prominent position, the New York Times will attack you. It will minimize your credentials, call you a “denialist,” sensationalize your comments, and never consider the quality of your research.

New Book Identifies Cultural Sources of Prosperity

Some years ago in my search for causes of the West’s prosperity I came across Deepak Lal’s 1999 book Unintended Consequences. The book planted the seed of an idea that has recently borne...

Jane Shaw Stroup

Jane Shaw Stroup is the higher education editor for School Reform News at The Heartland Institute.

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