Justin Haskins is a research fellow and senior editor at The Henry Dearborn Institute for Liberty and the author of Socialism Is Evil: The Moral Case Against Marx’s Radical Dream. Haskins is a co-founder of StoppingSocialism.com and the site’s editor-in-chief.
Haskins is also the executive editor and a research fellow at The Heartland Institute. As executive editor, he is responsible for ensuring Heartland’s op-eds and serial publications — Budget & Tax News, Environment & Climate News, Health Care News, School Reform News, and Research & Commentaries — are ready for publication. He is also involved in the production of Heartland books, policy studies, and other publications.
Haskins has been published hundreds of times in major digital and print publications, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Forbes, FoxNews.com, Newsweek, and National Review, among many others. His writing has also been featured or discussed by The Rush Limbaugh Show, Glenn Beck Radio Program, the Fox News Channel, The New York Times, Drudge Report, The Heritage Foundation, and Newsmax, which named Haskins one of “Top 30 Republicans Under 30” in 2017. In 2016, Haskins was named to MediaDC’s “30 Under 30” list of young and influential leaders on the right.
Haskins writes regularly for The Blaze and serves as a contributor for the Washington Examiner and columnist for Townhall.com.
Prior to joining The Heartland Institute in 2014, Haskins was the field director for the Rhode Island Republican Party and managing editor of African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond (Richmond, VA) in 2010. In 2011, Justin earned his M.A. in government with specializations in international relations and American government from Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA), and he earned a second M.A., this time in journalism, from Regent University in 2015.