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  • WATCH: Friday Lunch Hangout on School Choice

    Friday concludes the 3rd annual National School Choice week. This year was the biggest year ever with over 3,600 events nationwide celebrating the benefits that school choice provides to children across the country. Join us on Friday, February 1, at Noon ET for our Google+ Hangout. We will be hosting … More

    Heritage in Focus: What IS the Debt Ceiling?

    Research Coordinator Romina Boccia discusses the phrase “debt ceiling,” which the mainstream media have been focusing on for weeks, and how policymakers can improve our economy going forward on Heritage in Focus. Jackie Anderson hosts. To get regular updates on Heritage in Focus podcasts, visit our RSS feed or subscribe … More

    WATCH: Google+ Hangout on the Kerry, Hagel, and Brennan Nominations

    This week marked the beginning of the United States Senate’s confirmation process for three key Administration positions: Senator John Kerry (D–MA) for Secretary of State, former Senator Chuck Hagel (R–NE) for Secretary of Defense, and White House chief counterterrorism advisor John Brennan for director of the CIA. All three have … More

    Heritage In Focus: The 2013 Index of Economic Freedom

    Policy Analyst and contributor to The Heritage Foundation’s annual Index of Economic Freedom Bryan Riley discusses what the Index of Economic Freedom is, how the United States stacks up, and what this means for our economy on Heritage in Focus. Jackie Anderson hosts. Download the MP3 file. To get regular … More

    WATCH: Google+ Hangout with Ben Shapiro, Author of "Bullies"

    Join us today at noon ET for our weekly Google+ Hangout. This week we welcome Ben Shapiro, editor at large of Breitbart.com and author of the new book, “Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences Americans.” Shapiro will answer questions about his book as well as his … More

    WATCH: Google+ Hangout on the Sandy Relief Bill

    Last week, Congress passed a $9 billion Sandy relief bill, but they are also considering a supplemental $51 billion aid package that is loaded with pork and unnecessary spending. Join us on Friday, January 11, at noon ET for our “Lunch with Heritage” Google+ Hangout on the outrageous spending in the Sandy … More

    Best of the Morning Bell in 2012

    Continuing our series highlighting the best of 2012, we wanted to bring you the most popular Morning Bells of the past year. The Morning Bell started five years ago and has grown to be Heritage’s signature e-newsletter. If you have not subscribed to it, you can do that today. 1. Obama … More

    WATCH: Google+ Hangout on the Fiscal Cliff Deal

    Late at night on New Year’s Eve, when most people were out celebrating, the Senate was in session passing a “fiscal cliff” bill. On New Year’s Day, it was the House’s turn to pass the bill, which they did, and it was signed electronically by President Obama on Wednesday. What … More

    Top 10 Heritage Blog Posts of 2012

    Heritage’s blog, The Foundry, turns 5 years old next week. Not only has it transformed how our think tank communicates, but it also features some of the most-read content that our team produces. Thanks in part to the addition of Scribe, our investigative blog, The Foundry nearly doubled the number of unique … More

    Top 10 Heritage Research Papers of 2012

    As the year comes to a close, we reflect on 2012 by offering highlights of the top 10 most-read research papers by Heritage scholars. 1) The 2012 Index of Dependence on Government By William Beach and Patrick Tyrrell February 8, 2012 The great and calamitous fiscal trends of our time—dependence … More