A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues at a 101 level.
A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and at a 101 level. Every week, hosts Michelle Cordero and Tim Doescher present an entertaining mix of media clips, personal stories, and interviews with Heritage expert
School Choice Is Defeating Woke Agendas
This week, as children across the country head back to school, Heritage President and lifelong educator, Kevin Roberts explains everything parents need to know about school choice.
LIVE: Live: Unpacking the Democrats $1 Trillion Weekend Spend
Life just became a little more expensive for the middle class in American. On this episode of Heritage Explains live we break down the so-called Inflation Reduction Act passed this weekend along party lines.Will it actually reduce inflation? Spoiler alert: No.Additional resources: https://www.dailysignal.com/2022/08/03/the-manchin-schumer-taxes-would-hit-both-rich-and-poor-americans/https://www.heritage.org/budget-and-spending/commentary/inflation-reduction-act-euphemism-big-government-socialism-higher
Is America Ready for the 2022 Midterm Election?
A lot has happened since the controversial 2020 election, and many states have implemented laws that make it easier to vote and hard to cheat. With the 2022 midterm election rapidly approaching, can Americans be confident that our right to vote is properly protected? What more needs to happen before November? On this episode, Heritage Foundation election law expert Hans von Spakovsky explains.Show NotesHeritage Foundation Election Fraud Database - https://www.heritage.org/voterfraudHeritage Foundation Election Integrity Scorecard - https://www.heritage.org/electionscorecard
LIVE: What You Need to Know About Pelosi's Taiwan Visit
Beijing is warning of “serious consequences” and “firm and resolute measures” in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. On this bonus episode of Heritage Explains, we take your questions with Heritage Foundation China expert Dean Chang. Still haven’t subscribed to The Heritage Foundation on YouTube? Follow here: https://bit.ly/2otKliyFollow The Heritage Foundation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heritagefoundation/Follow The Heritage Foundation on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeritageFollow The Heritage Foundation on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heritagefoundation/?hl=en
This week,EJ Antoni, a research fellow in Heritage’s Center for Data Analysisexplains exactly what marks a recession and more importantly -- looking beyond politics and definitions -- what every day Americans should expect now that the recession is official.
Did Biden Get Mexico to Pay For Border Security?
After President Biden's meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the White House has been touting the agreement for Mexico to pay $1.5 billion over two years for US border security efforts.But how will this money be spent and is it enough? What will the US have to do in return? Given that we are on track for a record-breaking year in terms of illegal border crossings, what is at stake in terms of safety and security and what we must do to finally fix the border? Lora Ries is the director of the Border Security and Immigration Center at TheHeritageFoundation, and on this episode, she explains. Show NotesThe Biden order Crisis - https://www.heritage.org/biden-border-crisisLora Ries' work on border security - https://www.heritage.org/staff/lora-ries
The Truth About Joe Biden's Economy
Americans are feeling the pain at the pump and at the grocery store. Inflation is at a 40-year record high. Yet, President Joe Biden and his administration say that the economy is better than ever. This week, Distinguished Visiting Fellow Stephen Moore explains the truth about Joe Biden's economy.