The Blue City Murder Problem
Recently, some on the Left have tried to advance their arguments by claiming that rising crime rates are due to policies pursued by red states. In response, Heritage released a new report that shows that Democrat policies in Democrat lead cities and counties are actually responsible for rising crime rates in these red states. Cully Stimson, a widely recognized policy expert in crime control, and deputy director of Heritage’s Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, and an author of this report joins us to explain more. Read the report. Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week: https://www.heritage.org/agenda
How Thanksgiving Started in the United States
Did you know that for much of the 19th century, Thanksgiving was only celebrated by New Englanders and Northeastern transplants in the upper Midwest and New York? Learn more about Sarah Josepha Hale and why she so desperately wanted President Abraham Lincoln to adopt the idea of Thanksgiving as a national holiday.Show notes: Meet the Woman Who Helped Make Thanksgiving a U.S. Holiday by John York
Kevin Roberts and Yuval Levin on the State of Our Institutions
This week, on "Heritage Explains" we share a conversation from "The Kevin Roberts Show" that really hits the nail on the head when it comes to our political landscape. Dr. Roberts and Yuval Levin, a director at the American Enterprise Institute, break down the current state of our institutions, why Americans have lost trust in them, and the standards we should be holding them to. Subscribe to "The Kevin Roberts Show" here.
Special Episode: What This Election Day Means for Conservatives
On this special episode, President of The Heritage Foundation, Kevin Roberts talks about possible election outcomes and what this election means for conservatives.
The 5 Most Important Issues This Election
Show NotesBreaking Down Midterm Election Polls - https://www.heritage.org/election-integrity/heritage-explains/breaking-down-midterm-election-polls7 Challenges Lawmakers Must Address - https://www.heritage.org/conservatism/heritage-explains/7-challenges-policymakers-must-addressPoll Reflecting Top Issues are Heritage Issues - https://www.monmouth.edu/polling-institute/reports/monmouthpoll_us_102022/
Breaking Down Midterm Election Polls
There is a lot at stake in the midterm elections on November 8, 2022. So what are the polls telling us, what are the issues people care most about, and where are the potential troubles areas? Noah Weinrich of Heritage Action for America joins to break it all down!
Caught in a Lie: Border Patrol Agents Never Whipped Migrants
A little over a year ago, border patrol agents were accused of whipping Hattian migrants as they crossed the border into Del Rio, Texas. But as it turns out, as many already had suspected, no whipping actually occurred and Heritage has the proof. This week, Mike Howell, Director of Heritage’s Oversight Project explains exactly what happened, how we found out, and what should be done now that the truth is free.
Why Crime Is Front and Center in the 2022 Election
Why Crime Is Front and Center in the 2022 Election - Poll after poll shows the the rising crime rate tops the list of issues voters are concerned about this election season. Whether lawless prosecutors in our largest cities, or the Biden Administration's refusal to secure our border, our safety (and our children's safety) is at risk. On this episode Heritage Explains is live to talk about the cause, the impact, but more importantly the right path forward.
LIVE: Rejecting the Left’s Dangerous Agenda for Our Kids
We've all seen the stories from around the country of The Left's dangerous agenda directly impacting our children, undercutting our rights as parents. Now is the time to take a stand and understand all that is at stake. There are several issue campaigns happening before November that if not address, will forever enshrine this harmful agenda. On this episode, we talk with Jay Richards about all that's at stake, and how we can push back, education, and activate to protect our parental rights!