What You Need to Know About Apple-Google Contact Tracing
Contact tracing has been going on for decades. But now, Google and Apple are aiming to turn smartphones into digital contact tracers. But what does this mean for our privacy? Is this just another grab of our data by big tech? Could this be a way for the government to get our health information? This week, Klon Kitchen walks us through what Google and Apple are proposing, some of the legitimate concerns, and why this effort could serve as an effective tool to fight against the spread of Covid-19 and other diseases in the future.
Klon’s report referenced in the episode: The Apple–Google Partnership to Fight COVID-19: Understanding the Promises and Perils of Digital Contact Tracing
Heritage Foundation’s Free Virtual Events
Who is Helping Biden Facilitate America’s Border Crisis?
Heritage recently uncovered that Catholic Charities and other non government organizations have been working with the Biden administration to help move migrants across the country. This week, Mike Howell, director of Heritage’s Oversight Project, will explain the investigation and how the mass resettlement of illegal aliens is impacting nearly every congressional district in America.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
Big Tech Bows to China
This week, we explain more about Apple bowing to the Chinese Communist Party, why Apple would want to remove Twitter from its app store, if Elon Musk will be able to use his power for good and more. Our guest is Jake Denton, a research associate in Heritage’s Tech Policy Center. Listen to more Heritage podcasts here. Sign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week.
Puberty Blockers, Cross-Sex Hormones, and Youth Suicide (Rebroadcast)
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 Notes:Puberty Blockers, Cross-Sex Hormones, and Youth Suicide Does “Gender-Affirming Care” For Trans Kids Actually Prevent Suicide? Here’s What The Data Say