Should Women Be Drafted?
Lawmakers are considering adding women to the draft. This week, James Carfano, Vice President of Heritage’s Davis Institute for International Studies and 25 year Army veteran explains why that's a bad idea and if we should even still have a draft.
Gas prices too high? The Left says 'Let them eat cake!'
Everyone is talking about sky-high gas prices. $5/gallon is hitting all of us where it hurts. On this episode, Heritage Foundation Executive Vice President, Derrick Morgan helps us understand why the left's proposed solutions to lowering sky-high gas prices are just gimmicks and do nothing to fix the actual problem.Instead, the Biden Administration should pursue and developing the abundant natural resources this great nation has.Show Notes:We Don’t Need a Costly, Mandated Detour to Electric Cars - https://www.heritage.org/coal-oil-natural-gas/commentary/we-dont-need-costly-mandated-detour-electric-carsThe Real Culprit Behind the Gasoline Supply Crunch - https://www.heritage.org/coal-oil-natural-gas/commentary/the-real-culprit-behind-the-gasoline-supply-crunchHigh Gas Prices: The Pain Is the Point - https://www.heritage.org/coal-oil-natural-gas/commentary/high-gas-prices-the-pain-the-point
Puberty Blockers, Cross-Sex Hormones, and Youth Suicide
The left continues to push the narrative that so-called "gender-affirming care" for kids (puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones) is necessary to prevent youth suicide.But in reality, the data tell a totally different story, and parents are often kept in the dark.On this episode, we talk with Jay Greene about his new report that shows "gender-affirming care" is not only dangerous for kids, but also why parents (not government) must be empowered to make decisions for their kids.Show NotesPuberty Blockers, Cross-Sex Hormones, and Youth Suicide - https://www.heritage.org/gender/report/puberty-blockers-cross-sex-hormones-and-youth-suicideDoes “Gender-Affirming Care” For Trans Kids Actually Prevent Suicide? Here’s What The Data Say - https://www.heritage.org/gender/commentary/does-gender-affirming-care-trans-kids-actually-prevent-suicide-heres-what-the
The Start of America’s Mental Health Crisis
This week, Amy Swearer, a legal policy analyst in Heritage's Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studieshelp us understand why the United States is suffering from a crisis of untreated serious mental illness.
Special Episode: The Kevin Roberts Show with Sen. Josh Hawley
This week, we are sharing with you the newest podcast in the Heritage Podcast Network, The Kevin Roberts Show. Each episode of The Kevin Roberts Show is a weekly rallying cry for lovers of freedom everywhere, packed with Dr. Roberts’ analysis on the issues of the day and deep conversations with the movers and shakers of American politics and culture. And all of it backed by the academic excellence of The Heritage Foundation.On this particular episode Kevin Roberts is joined bySenatorJoshHawleyfor a discussion on Ukraine aid, the future of conservatism in foreign policy and beyond, and more.Subscribe to The Kevin Roberts Show
Three Ways to Get Serious About Inflation
We are all feeling the pressure of the economy. ButPresident Biden insists that our economy has gone from being "on the mend to on the move."So what is the real story with our economy? On this episode Joel Griffith paints a clear picture, and explains the three things Congress must do to get back to prosperity.Show NotesThree Things Congress Can Do To Get Serious on Inflation - https://www.heritage.org/budget-and-spending/commentary/three-things-congress-can-do-get-serious-inflationPrior Explains Episodes Stagflation: https://www.heritage.org/budget-and-spending/heritage-explains/stagflationInflation Explained: https://www.heritage.org/budget-and-spending/heritage-explains/the-real-story-behind-inflation
Russian Nukes in Ukraine
With Russian forces struggling to overtake Ukraine, how likely is the Kremlin to escalate the war by using a nuclear weapon? Peter Brookes, Heritage’s senior research fellow for weapons of mass destruction and counter proliferation, explains.
The ESG Pushback
Under the umbrella of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) activism, corporations have become unimaginably woke.They are weaponizing capital, and it is promoting nearly every left-wing policy issue they care about. So what does it mean to say the Left is weaponizing capital, what are the implications?On this episode Heritage Visiting Fellow (and former CEO of CKE Restaurants) Andy Puzder joins us to examinethe consequences of ESG activism, what it’s doing to American culture/401k’s, and the awesome pushback that's happening!Show NotesPrior Episode of Heritage Explains Covering "Woke Capitalism" - Andy OlivastroLarry Fink’s Crusade Runs Into Resistance - Andy Puzder and Steve Soukup
Gender Curriculum Coming to a Classroom Near You
This fall, New Jerseypublic school second graders will be getting lessons related to gender identity under state sex education guidelines. Jonathan Butcher,Heritage’s Will Skillman Fellow in Education explains the states lesson plan, where else this is happening, and what parents can do about it.