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Feb 26

What Americans Must Know About Socialism

With socialism’s popularity rising in the U.S., it’s more important than ever that we know the facts about Karl Marx’s flawed ideology. That is why Heritage’s Lee Edwards has been working hard to explain the true nature of socialism. In his article, “What Americans Must Know About Socialism,” he explains, “This is the reality of socialism—a pseudo-religion grounded in pseudo-science and enforced by political tyranny.” 

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Feb 25

Namaste Trump

"It's now clear the president won’t leave Delhi with a modest trade deal that’s been the subject of years of contentious negotiations but there will plenty of other takeaways," writes Heritage's Jeff Smith, "including some U.S. defense sales and a rousing reception in the world’s largest cricket stadium. President Trump has an avowed affinity for size and spectacle and India hosts both in spades."

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Feb 25

New Medicaid State Waivers, a Pathway for Health Care Reform

"Medicaid needs to be reformed - and soon. It’s consuming an ever-larger share of spending at the federal and state level and squeezing out other public policy priorities. That’s one reason why the Trump administration released its Healthy Adult Opportunity waiver to offer states a simplified process to experiment with the design and financing of their Medicaid programs." writes Heritage's Nina Owcharenko Schaefer.

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Feb 24

Heritage Explains: Coronavirus

This week on the “Heritage Explains” podcast, Peter Brookes, a senior research fellow on weapons of mass destruction and counter proliferation explains what you need to know about coronavirus.

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Feb 21

SCOTUS 101: The Mardi Gras Episode

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates talk about upcoming SCOTUS arguments and the release of Justice Scalia's papers. Elizabeth also chats with Fifth Circuit Judge Kurt Engelhardt about his quest to find the best king cake in New Orleans. 

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Feb 20

Economic Recovery Under Obama Was Slow and Lethargic

Heritage's Joel Griffith joined Fox Business' "Evening Edit" to compare the economy under Trump and Obama and what policies lead to prosperity.

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