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4 hrs ago

Heritage Tech Expert Exposes TikTok’s China Ties on ‘60 Minutes’

Klon Kitchen, director of Heritage's Center for Technology Policy, recently appeared on CBS News’ “60 Minutes” to discuss the hidden links between the Chinese Communist Party and popular social media app TikTok. During his segment, Kitchen detailed the massive data collection that occurs each time a user opens the app, and why Americans should take the security threat seriously. 

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18 hrs ago

The Election Fiasco Could Have Easily Been Avoided

The 2020 presidential election has been an unprecedented mess, with numerous allegations of voter fraud and unheard of delays in vote counting. It didn’t have to be this way. “If our public servants had implemented the reforms recommended in 2005 by the Commission on Federal Election Reform—a bipartisan commission formed to improve the integrity of our elections—we might not be in the situation we find ourselves in today,” says Heritage President Kay C. James. 

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Nov 20

A Crucial Change in the Fight Against COVID-19

"The primary focus of our COVID response should center on helping those known to be most at risk from the virus — nursing homes, the elderly and the vulnerable, and those who work with them. Anything else, especially now, would be unconscionable," writes Heritage's Kevin Pham. 

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Nov 18

Soft Power, Disinformation, and Censorship featuring Sarah Cook

This week on "China Undercovered," host Olivia Enos interviews Sarah Cook on the Chinese Communist Party's use of soft power, disinformation, and censorship in its influence campaign. Cook is the research director for China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong at Freedom House and author of the Beijing's Global Megaphone report.

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Nov 17

How Obama-era Budget Controls Have Hurt U.S. Military

"The United States military still reigns as the most preeminent one in the world, but a new report exclusively obtained by Fox News shows that sustaining that superiority is far from guaranteed as the Pentagon still trudges through budget cuts put in place almost a decade ago," writes Fox News' Hollie McKay. 

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Nov 13

SCOTUS 101: A Drink at the Judgment Bar

In this week's episode, your hosts are back in the studio to cover new cases, emergency election orders, and some of the term's biggest oral arguments. GianCarlo discusses the arguments in Brownback, and Amy walks us through the oral arguments in Texas v. California the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act. GianCarlo also interviews Professor John Yoo about his latest book: Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power

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