Heritage President on Nomination of Bill Barr as AG
Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James released a statement following President Trump's nomination of Bill Barr as Attorney General of the United States: "Bill Barr is not only a highly qualified and very experienced lawyer, but he is also a conservative who will faithfully enforce the law on behalf of the American people as Attorney General ..."
What You Need to Know About the War in Ukraine
Today, U.S. military planes flew over Ukraine as a warning to Russia. So how did this war in Ukraine actually start? What does Vladimir Putin want from Ukraine? What's likely to happen next? This week, on the "Heritage Explains" podcast expert Luke Coffey breaks down the conflict in Ukraine.
SCOTUS 101: SCOTUS 101's Christmas Gift Guide
This week, John-Michael Seibler joins Elizabeth Slattery to discuss retired Justice Kennedy lingering at the Court and share holiday gift recommendations for the SCOTUS nerd in your life. Elizabeth also sits down with Charles Rothfeld of Mayer Brown. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia - Christmas edition!
Heritage to Host Federal Clerkship Training Academy
Heritage is seeking applications for its Federal Clerkship Training Academy, a program open to individuals who have accepted offers for federal clerkships in 2019. The Academy will take place at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., from Feb. 19-21, 2019. Faculty include judges who currently serve on U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, professors who teach at prominent law schools, and well-known legal practitioners.
The Problem with 'Medicare for All'
In 2014, CNN reported that veterans would "languish and die" because of the program's bureaucratically manipulated "waiting lists.” Ironically, the VA uses America's premiere home-grown "single payer" health system that liberals love. Learn more about what "Medicare for All" would actually do.
Why Scandinavia Is Not a Socialist Model to Copy
If you’ve debated politics recently, you’ve probably heard from liberals like Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez that America should adopt the socialist polices of Scandinavia. But what does that even mean? This week, on the Heritage Explains podcast, we talk with Ambassador Terry Miller to explain this idea and why it is not the “cure” to our issues.