Joseph Bast

Articles by Joseph Bast

Joseph Bast: Will the National Academy of Sciences Allow the EPA to Get Away with Murder?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been twisting science and epidemiology to fit an extreme environmental agenda for years, but finally, finally!, it may be about to be hoisted with its own petard. Assuming, that is, that the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) doesn’t ignore its legal and ethical mandate to perform an honest evaluation of EPA’s misconduct.


Global Warming Skepticism Is Not Fraud

Professor Robert C. Post, dean of the Yale Law School, appeared recently in the Washington Post defending investigations by state attorneys general into ExxonMobil and the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), saying such investigations are standard operating procedure for addressing possible fraud. He dismissed the protests of the targets of these investigations, saying, “It is grossly irresponsible to invoke the First Amendment in such contexts.”

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The Heartland Institute Unveils the Andrew Breitbart Freedom Center

On March 1, 2016, the Heartland Institute announced that the event space in its new headquarters in Arlington Heights, Illinois will be known as the “Andrew Breitbart Freedom Center.” The center can comfortably hold more than 75 people for Heartland’s public events, with the purpose of advancing free markets and individual liberty.