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In 3 Charts, What to Know About Florida’s COVID-19 Surge

"A lot has happened in Florida in the two weeks since I last analyzed its COVID-19 numbers. Unfortunately, not much of it is good," writes Heritage expert Doug Badger. "Florida has reported almost as many cases among its residents over the past two weeks as it did over the previous three and a half months."

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Jul 14

Heritage Explains: Why Our Statues Must Stand

The left's assault on America’s history is nothing new, but it's getting worse. This week, Jarrett Stepman explains why statues of former President Thomas Jefferson and even Robert E. Lee should remain standing. Stepman is a contributor to The Daily Signal and author of “The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite America's Past.”

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Jul 14

The Framers’ Understanding of 'Property'

The Framers of the U.S. Constitution put a high value on an individual’s right to own property. They believed that the right to property was both a guarantee of people’s legal rights and essential to liberty. The U.S. Supreme Court has failed to give the right to property the same legal weight in modern times and needs to be reminded of its constitutional significance.

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Jul 14

China Trying to Bully U.S. & Rest of the World

Dean Cheng was on Fox Business to talk about the latest from China, the Chinese Communist Party's most recent efforts to bully the U.S. and others around the globe, and the U.S. response to China. "We have trade issues with the Chinese, we have environmental issues with the Chinese, and we have human rights issues with the Chinese." 

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Jul 13

Why In-Person Schooling Would Be One of the Safest Activities to Reopen

Most students around the country haven’t been to school since March, when large parts of the country began to lock down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the data increasingly suggests that reopening schools entails the least risks and should be a goal of every level of government.

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Jul 10

Global Think Tank Virtual Town Hall Features Heritage Foundation Leaders

Heritage's Rob Bluey and Bridgett Wagner were among presenters at last week's Global Think Tank Virtual Town Hall. The meeting, organized by the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, brought together over 550 scholars and executives from the leading think tanks from around the world.

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