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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. 

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Oct 26

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.

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Oct 26

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.

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Oct 23

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.

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Oct 23

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.” 

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Oct 22

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.

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