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  • In the Twitter Wars, Republicans Win

    It took some time for politicians to warm up to social media platforms like Twitter, but these days, they are using it like old pros—especially Republicans. A new report out from The Washington Post shows that Republican House Members have about 13 percent more followers on Twitter than Democrats and … More

    "Gosnell" Filmmakers Speak at Heritage About Raising Over $1 Million

    Watch live streaming video from heritagefoundation at livestream.com “Gosnell,” a movie in the works about notorious abortionist Kermit Gosnell, has now raised over $1 million through a crowdfunding campaign, making it the largest non-celebrity promoted film of its kind.  The film’s co-producer, Phelim McAleer, will speak at The Heritage Foundation on Tuesday, … More

    Rob Lowe: ‘I Want The Government Out Of Almost Everything’

    Actor Rob Lowe identified himself as an “independent moderate” this weekend in an interview with the New York Times. Lowe, a former Democrat, spoke about his views on government, saying: “My thing is personal freedoms, freedoms for the individual to love whom they want, do with what they want. In … More

    The Facebook Effect: Changes in News, Content & Promotion

    Join us for the Bloggers Briefing on Tuesday, April 8th at 12pm. The briefing will focus on Facebook and the many changes and challenges that organizations, businesses and bloggers face in the future. With changing algorithms and Facebook’s more prominent emphasis on news stories with vivid imagery, best practices from … More

    Heritage Live: Jim DeMint's New Book, 'Falling In Love With America Again'

    Last week, Heritage President Jim DeMint released his new book, “Falling In Love With America Again.” The book is filled with dozens of personal stories about everyday American heroes across the country. Two of those heroes fighting the good fight for conservative principles are school choice advocate Virginia Walden Ford and … More

    Heritage's Carafano at SXSW Tech Conference: 'If You Care About Freedom, Care About Cybersecurity'

    If you care about freedom and prosperity, you ought to care about cybersecurity. That’s what Heritage’s James Carafano told an audience at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, on Sunday. Cybersecurity, a growing issue of concern around the world, was a hot topic at the nation’s … More

    WATCH: Heritage @ South by Southwest (SXSW)

    South by Southwest (SXSW) is the nation’s premier conference for innovation and technology — and this year, the Heritage Foundation will be there. The conference, held in Austin, Texas, begins Friday, March 7th and will feature Heritage Vice-President of Foreign Policy, James Carafano. Carafano will host his own session, concentrating … More

    WATCH: 8-Year-Old Gives Soldier a Gift He'll Never Forget

    Eight-year-old Myles Eckert did something unexpected after he found $20 in the parking lot of a Cracker Barrel near Toledo. Myles entered the restaurant with his family, soon catching sight of a man in uniform. Lt. Col. Frank Dailey of the Ohio Air National Guard was also eating at Cracker Barrel … More

    WATCH: Actor Jared Leto Sends Support to Ukraine and Venezuela in Acceptance Speech

    Actor Jared Leto made the first mention of the crises in Ukraine and Venezuela during last night’s Academy Awards as he accepted an Oscar for best supporting actor in the movie Dallas Buyers Club. “To all the dreamers out there around the world watching this tonight, in places like the … More

    Hollywood Actress: Public Schools Are Brainwashing Kids With 'Progressive Agenda'

    An actress who was formerly quiet about her political beliefs has come out against what she calls “a progressive agenda” in America’s public schools. Sam Sorbo, the wife of “Hercules” actor Kevin Sorbo, homeschools her children and recently began publicly writing about the topic of education. In an interview with … More