Chemical abortions are growing quickly in the USA. Since first being approved 20 years ago, the “abortion pill” now comprises 40% of all abortions. Given the hesitance for many women to see practitioners in-person due to COVID-19, the left is pushing to make them even more common by weakening current restrictions in place. If a Biden Administration uses the COVID-19 pandemic to weaken restrictions to the administration of chemical abortions, what risks does that pose for women?  Is it safe to increase the use of the abortion pill?  On this episode Melanie Israel helps explain these questions, and talks about ways the pro-life movement should respond. 

What happened in what is being called the worst-ever US government cyber-attack? And how could it affect our national security down the line? This week Klon Kitchen, director of Heritage’s Center for Technology Policy, explains.

Both Democrats and Republicans approved a massive omnibus budget that spends nearly a trillion dollars for Covid-19 relief. This includes checks of $600 to any Americans making $75,000/year (or less) regardless of their employment situation. Now, President Trump and other voices on the left and the right are arguing to increase this payment to $2,000. The media narrative and many other people are calling this a “stimulus,” but what will it stimulate? On this episode, we go through the five reasons why so-called stimulus checks (of any amount) are not the answer to economic hardship caused by the pandemic, and why safely re-opening the economy is the best approach. 

TOP EPISODE IN 2020 (Truth: Our episode explaining Coronavirus was #1 but no one wants to hear that again, so here is #2) This year, President Donald Trump tweeted that San Francisco, California, has “rapidly become one of the worst anywhere in the U.S. when it comes to the homeless and crime.” The homeless situation is so bad that there are maps dedicated to alerting the public where there is human feces or needles on the street. In this episode Katrina Trinko, editor-in-chief of The Daily Signal, discusses her reporting on what the streets of San Francisco are really like.


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This week we are breaking down what policy issues conservatives should watch for in the year 2021. Our guest is Tommy Binion, vice president of government relations at Heritage.


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Section 230 of the Communications and Decency Act has been credited as the 26 words that built the Internet. It has also become the avenue that allows social media companies to censor certain content, and keep controversial content from being posted without liability. Conservatives are upset that their content is being censored, and liberals seem to be upset about so-called fake news. Because of this, they are both calling for reforms – even an all-out end to Section 230. So what would changes look like? What would happen if 230 was ended entirely? On this episode, Klon Kitchen explains why we must find a middle ground, and mend not end Section 230.

On a special episode of “Heritage Explains,” The Daily Signal’s Jarrett Stepman walks us through how the left is attempting to teach your children to see everything through the prism of racism and critical race theory.

China is very active in building infrastructure for developing nations. For the last two decades, they have invested billions of dollars in Africa in the form of roads, bridges, and other critical infrastructure. This week, on “Heritage Explains,” expert Josh Meservey explains how China is using these buildings to  spy on the U.S. and why they continues to invest in Africa.


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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. Today, in a special Thanksgiving episode we read Stepman’s article about why America’s future depends on the celebration of Thanksgiving. P.S. Make sure you catch the end of the show, you don’t want to miss Tim in “feast” mode.

A few episodes ago, we began to uncover a plot driven by George Soros (and others like him) to completely reshape law and order in America. On this episode, we continue to expose the left’s coordinated effort to dismantle traditional, independent-minded prosecutors who put the rule of law above politics and party. They are then replaced by rogues who usurp the constitutional role of the legislative branch by refusing to prosecute entire categories of crime. The question is: why would billionaires want to change up the system that they have benefitted so much from?

Do we have a winner? When will we know? What comes next? This week, in a special Friday episode, Tommy Binion explains what conservatives need to know.

In the wake of certain states limiting in-person church attendance and restricting things like singing due to covid-19, many people are rising up to push back. Is this an infringement on our first amendment rights? This week, we are joined by Sean Feucht. He started the #LetUsWorship movement, that has so far visited 45 cities around America, allowing tens of thousands of people to demand the right to worship. They are calling on the church to become more active in our political system, and speak out against religious persecution through lockdowns, cancel culture, censorship, as well as ending abortion. On this episode, Feucht talks about his motivation for starting the movement, the pushback, the success, and what the church’s proper role should be moving forward.

How woke is your workplace? This week, Christopher Rufo, a Heritage Foundation visiting fellow, explains what critical race theory is and how it’s dividing America.

A report recently surfaced that North Korea and Iran have resumed working together on long-range missile cooperation. In addition, at a recent parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Korea Worker’s Party, North Korea showed off new, powerful weapons suggesting continued growth in their ability to pose serious threats to the US and our allies. On this episode, Tim talks with Bruce Klinger, and examine the relationship between North Korea and Iran – as well as what these new weapons mean for our national security.

 

More and more universities are instituting speech codes and creating limited free speech zones in attempt to control what words can and cannot be used on campus. On part 2 of our “Back to School” special, Heritage’s Jonathan Butcher walks us through the state of free speech at America’s colleges and explains how we can restore the First Amendment rights of students.

Many have eyes fixed on Washington, DC when it comes to politics and policy. But a few very wealthy and powerful people are looking outside of DC – not just at the state level, but to cities and counties. Over the last several years, people like George Soros are investing millions of dollars in local district attorney races. They are looking to replace traditional “law and order” D.A.’s with progressive “reform-minded” D.A.’s. This week, we talk with Jason Johnson from the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund about their new report that shows the devastating impact that reform D.A.’s seem to be having on the communities they serve. If this continues, what will our justice system look like? We also talk about whether or not this is part of a larger, coordinated effort running alongside defund the police and the Bail Project. 

How quickly can a Supreme Court nominee be confirmed? What are the rules? What about what’s happened in the past? This week Thomas Jipping, deputy director of Heritage’s Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, walks us through what history can tell us about how the process to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should proceed.

In part one of this two-part series, we discussed the Chinese Communist Party’s overt attempt to completely destroy the culture and identity of millions of Uighur Muslims living in Western China.  From arresting people in the middle of the night, to forcing them to attend reeducation camps for years, to their ruthless pursuit of limiting Uighur births through forced abortions and sterilization, the evidence is overwhelming that China’s abuse of their own people is only getting worse. This week, we bring this horrific story closer to home by interviewing Ziba Murat, a Uighur woman who hasn’t heard from or spoken to her mother in over two years. Since her mother’s disappearance, it has surfaced that the Chinese Communist Party placed her in a concentration camp, and refuses to give updates or acknowledge her disappearance or when she will be released.

The Chinese Communist Party has targeted Uighur Muslims living in China by placing them in concentration camps/reeducation camps and turning their province into a police state. They’ve done this with the intent to strip them of their unique ethnic, cultural, and religious identity and replace it with allegiance to the Chinese Communist Party. From arresting people in the middle of the night, to forcing them to attend reeducation camps for years, to their ruthless pursuit of limiting Uighur births through forced abortions and sterilization, the evidence is overwhelming that China’s abuse of their own people is only getting worse. This week, we hear part 1 of a two-part series, documenting and discussing the evidence of this atrocity, and what the US role should be.

As our kids head back to school, there are massive protests and riots in America’s largest cities, increased anti-American sentiment, and the cancelling of some of the most important people from Western history. Amidst all this chaos comes the question: why is this happening? Why do these people in the streets hate America so much? The answer is they were taught to hate it. On this special “back to school” episode we are joined by Katie Gorka, who gives a crash course on American public education and where it all went wrong.