A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and 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
That's a wrap?After more than 3.5 years since the British people voted to leave the European Union, they have officially left.With all the celebration from Brexiteers and the protest from "Remainers", there are a lot of questionsto be answered on what happens now.This week, Nile Gardiner joins us to give his perspective from the front lines of the Brexit celebration, and talks about all that needs to happen to moveforward.Hint: A lot of work needs to be done.He also gives an insider perspective on the Huawei 5G situation in the UK.Show Notes:Prior Heritage Explains Podcast on BrexitBrexit and Boris JohnsonNile's WorkTV AppearancesA Brexit From Government Schooling: Toward Education Freedom in the United Kingdom
The US vs. China and the UK in the Race to 5G
The 5G race is heating up, and we are beginning to see how fierce the competition is.5G will usher in a completely new era of mobile technology, and shape our culture for an entire generation.While there are significant economic implications to the winners, there are also serious national security implications. On this episode ofExplains, Klon Kitchen talks about the implications of the United Kingdom’s decision to allow Chinese controlled Huawei to build portions of their 5G network, and what that means for the future of US security.Show notes:Klon’s Recent Article:Dear Britain, Trusting Huawei Is a Terrible MistakePrevious Heritage Explains Episode on 5G Development:Why Your Smart Phone Is About to Get Way Smarter
Jack Wilson and Other Americans Who Saved Lives With Guns in 2019
Major studies have concluded that Americans use firearms in lawful defense of themselves and others between 500,000 and three million times every year.Yet as we have pointed out on this podcast -- these are not the stories that make their way to the national cable channels. Heritage has been documenting several dozen examples of Americans relying on their Second Amendment rights to protect life, liberty, and property.This week, Amy Swearer will highlight heroic and under reported cases of defensive gun uses in 2019. P.S. This episode contains audio clips of gun violence that could be upsetting to some audiences. Listener discretion is advised.Watch Swearer's testimony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9AfhdKLNDARead Swearer's article documenting 2019 cases: https://www.heritage.org/firearms/commentary/2019-ended-heroic-actions-lawful-gun-owners
How the Left Legitimizes Anti-Semitism
As anti-Semitic attacks and incidents continue to rise, we take a closer look at who is to blame, and what we need to do as a nation to stop this disturbing trend.This week, we revisit this topic and dive deeper with the Executive Vice President of The Heritage Foundation, Dr. Kim Holmes.Show Notes:Listen to the prior episode on anti-SemitismRead about President Trump’s most recent executive order, and how it will curb anti-Semitism.
How Bad Is San Francisco's Homeless Problem?
Last month, President Donald Trump tweeted that San Francisco, California has "rapidly become one of the worst anywhere in the U.S. when it comes to the homeless and crime." The homeless situation is so bad that there are maps dedicated to alerting the public where there is human feces or needles on the street.In this episode Katrina Trinko, editor-in-chief of The Daily Signal, discusses her reporting on what the streets of San Francisco are really like.Tents, Homelessness, and Misery: 9 Things I Saw in San FranciscoThe Daily Signal Podcast: What It's Like on the Streets of San Francisco
The Killing of Qassem Suleimani
A lot has happened between the United States and Iran this week. On this episode we walk through the events that led to the killing of Qassim Suleimani and Heritage's Luke Coffey explains who Suleimani was and what the United States should do next.Read our latest report on IranFollow Luke Coffey on Twitter
A Conversation With Ted Cruz on Trump's Impeachment
Was Trump's impeachment part of a legitimate process or partisan weapon? In a special episode we air Sen. Ted Cruz's conversation with John Malcolm, vice president of Heritage's Institute for Constitutional Government on how the Senate trial be conducted, how this Congress’s process differed from previous impeachment inquiries and more.Watch the event video here.