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Nov 26

Abolish Thanksgiving?

Did you know that some people find Thanksgiving controversial? They believe to celebrate this holiday, or the Pilgrims associated with it, is a celebration of genocide. They think it should be replaced by a "National Day of Mourning" according to The Daily Signal's Jarrett Stepman. This week, on a special Thanksgiving episode we read Stepman's article about why America's future depends on the celebration of Thanksgiving.

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Nov 24

Will the Supreme Court Get Involved?

Heritage's Hans von Spakovsky talks about the latest litigation news on Newsmax.  

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Nov 23

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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Nov 23

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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