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Does the Us Owe Amnesty to Future Illegal Immigrants?
"Promise of amnesty is the single greatest public relations coup for coyotes (smugglers) imaginable. They will use that promise to recruit many tens-of-thousands of illegal immigrants to pay them many tens-of-millions of dollars to try to sneak them, including children, across the border," writes Heritage's Lora Ries in The Hill.
Identity Politics and Woke Culture
Identity politics and "woke culture" have taken over our schools. How did this start? Where is it going? And what can we do to stop this? Mary Clare is joined by The Manhattan Institute's Max Eden and The Heritage Foundation's Mike Gonzalez to discuss these tough issues.
How Critical Race Theory is Dividing America
How woke is your workplace? This week, on the “Heritage Explains” podcast, Christopher Rufo, a Heritage Foundation visiting fellow, explains what critical race theory is and how it’s dividing America.
The Truth About a $15 Federal Minimum Wage
Artificially driving up the minimum wage to $15 eliminates jobs that do not create $38,000 worth of value or more per year (the cost of wages, required taxes, and the Obamacare penalty). A $15 minimum wage has exacerbated homelessness in San Francisco, where employers cannot afford to hire homeless people who simply do not provide $15 worth of work.
SCOTUS 101: Shortlists, Snubs, and Also-Rans
This week, an update on Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation process and a discussion on several interesting cases the Court took up this week. Also an interview with Professors Hannah Brenner Johnson and Renee Knake Jefferson about their book “Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court.”
Perspectives: The Committee Has Finished Its Work
Senators Ernst and Blackburn look back on the now completed committee process, the behavior of the Democrats, Amy Coney Barrett’s popularity, and the floor action ahead.