About Duggan Flanakin

Duggan Flanakin is the Director of Policy Research at the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow. A former Senior Fellow with both the Texas and Arkansas Public Policy Foundations, Mr. Flanakin has a Master's in Public Policy from Regent University. During the years he spent reporting on environmental regulation in Texas and nationwide, Mr. Flanakin authored definitive works on the creation of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and on environmental education in Texas.

All of Africa agrees to pan-African free trade deal

54 nations in the African Union (all but Eritrea) have signed onto the new African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA). The newly created Continental Free Trade Area incorporates over 1.2 billion people and a projected annual GDP of over $2.5 trillion.

By |2019-08-11T23:18:17-04:00August 15th, 2019|Economy|Comments Off on All of Africa agrees to pan-African free trade deal

It’s climate regulations that threaten us

CFACT Advisor H. Sterling Burnett says that President Trump would do well to ensure that the EPA's ruling that carbon dioxide is a "pollutant" be reversed following a true scientific review. He should also withdraw the U.S. from international climate agreements that drive and justify many domestic climate actions – and stop diverting billions of dollars of taxpayer money from important domestic and defense concerns to UN climate programs.

By |2016-12-20T19:53:45-05:00December 20th, 2016|CFACT Insights|19 Comments

Climate alarmists pushing green education indoctrination

CFACT advisor H. Sterling Burnett writes the weekly climate column for The Heartland Institute -- a CFACT partner in addressing environmental education issues (such as our joint battle in West Virginia). Noting the call in the Huffington Post for even more propaganda, he warns Americans that the battle for the minds of our future generations is more intense than ever.

By |2016-11-19T11:46:07-05:00November 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

The Experiment: Capitalism versus Socialism

There has been no clearer comparison between capitalism and socialism than the two Germanys that were created at the end of World War II -- socialist/communist East Germany, under Soviet hegemony, and capitalist West Germany, with strong ties to Western Europe and the United States. Clearly, West Germany's capitalist system produced better results for its people -- and only recently have East Germans begun to prosper after many years of freedom.

By |2016-09-21T22:34:12-04:00September 21st, 2016|Guest Insights|3 Comments