Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and their fellow socialists like to pretend that socialism is just another political system, leaving out some of the keystone principles that came from Karl Marx, the founding father of socialism. This week our expert helps us we break down some of the fundamental principles of socialism that are carefully omitted by the mainstream media and the left.

Jordan Peterson event with Heritage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOmJx8mTnm8

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Does the United States military have what it needs to protect our interest at home and abroad? This week, Dakota Wood, a senior research fellow in Heritage’s Center for National Defense, walks us through some of the most important findings in Heritage’s 2019 Index of U.S. Military Strength.

Browse the index here www.heritage.org/military-strength

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The situation in Iran is constantly changing and the stakes are high. There are a lot of moving pieces, and many say our national security depends on the US response. But to fully understand, we need and accurate timeline, and context. On this week’s episode, Dr. James Carafano breaks it down from the start to present, reading between the lines as to why Iran is behaving the way they are, and gives an honest appraisal of how President Trump is handling the situation.

As mentioned on the show, Dr. Carafano has written several pieces tracking the situation which give incredible insight and analysis, so please check them out if you’d like to learn more:

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Recently, about 2 million people flooded the streets of Hong Kong to protest a bill that would allow for the arrest and transfer of Hong Kong residents and foreign visitors to mainland China with very little safeguards. To give you a better idea of how huge this protest was, that’s about 1 in every 4 citizens of Hong Kong participating. This week we explain why this bill is so dangerous and why this could be the beginning of the end of a free Hong Kong.

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With so much talk about socialism and programs like Medicare for all, free college, and paid family leave, it’s not hard to see that the left is trying to win people over by offering “free” stuff. But don’t be fooled, this all comes at a big price. This week, we explain exactly how much it would cost if the left got exactly what they want. SPOILER ALERT: Simply taxing the rich isn’t enough. It’s the middle and lower class that will shoulder the burden.

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The SAT is a big deal for many American students. The better you do on the exam, the better the school you go to. But with the new “adversity score” being factored in, this could be changing. This week, we break down what this new measure means, why it won’t help students in the long-run, and what needs to happen to fix the problem the adversity score tries to solve.

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