Edward Hudgins

Edward Hudgins is research director at the Heartland Institute and expert on regulatory and science policy. He has previously worked at the Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, Atlas Society, and Joint Economic Committee of Congress.


Stop Forcing U.S. Postal Service to Subsidize Chinese Mail


The e-commerce revolution that is transforming the American (and global) economy was “Made in the USA” by American entrepreneurs. However, it is being undercut by antiquated regulations from an international organization: the Universal Postal Union (UPU)

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Celebrating the Light Bulb and Human Achievement


On October 21, 1879 Thomas Edison ran an electric current through a carbonized filament of cotton thread suspended in a glass vacuum tube. It glowed for nearly 14 hours, into the next day. Consequently, Edison and his team had invented the first truly workable light bulb. It is appropriate that when an idea lights up […]

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