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    Generation X and Millennials Face Retirement Crisis

    While social commentators bemoan the impending retirement crisis facing baby boomers, younger Americans should really be the ones worrying, argues Heritage’s Romina Boccia on Next Generation TV. >>> Watch the video here. Over the next 20 years, the working age population is supposed to increase by 10 percent, but the … More

    Grammys Say “I Do” to Same-Sex Marriage

    Americans who don’t support redefining marriage to include same-sex couples got a nationally televised message late last night from the music industry: Get over it. With rapper-turned-talk host Queen Latifah officiating, 33 couples – some made up of two men or two women – got married near the end of … More

    The Same Lawmakers Who Back Minimum Wage Hike Don’t Pay Their Interns

    Wage hikes for thee, but not for me—that appears to be the stance of a lot of Members of Congress. President Obama is reportedly preparing to tout a minimum wage increase for the second State of the Union in a row, and liberal leaders in Congress have been pushing for … More

    Stephen Moore: Dr. Krugman, I Challenge You to a Debate

    In the pursuit of rigorous debate and honest intellectual dialogue, should Dr. Paul Krugman wish to respond to this post by Heritage Foundation Chief Economist Stephen Moore, we would be pleased to give him equal space on The Foundry free of any edits. —Geoff Lysaught, Publisher, and Rob Bluey, Editor-in-Chief. With … More

    New Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Say Obamacare Is Poorly Performing

    Roughly two-thirds of Americans polled in a new survey by the Associated Press-GfK say the health law isn’t doing well. Of the respondents who have tried, or live with someone who tried  to sign up for health coverage through Obamacare’s state or federal-run insurance exchanges, 71 percent had problems, the … More

    Is Your Child in the Right School?

    South Carolina mom Lisa Stevens wasn’t satisfied with her child’s school. Then she heard about charter schools and discovered she could get a group of people together and start one. Nathan, a second-grader in Arizona with a learning disability, is thriving in a small class with teachers who are able … More

    Climate-Change Busyness

    Rather quietly, the Obama administration is putting together a climate action plan that it intends to implement without legislative approval. It’s a creative approach to governing. But the plan will drive up energy prices for American families and businesses without making a dent in global temperatures. When Congress refused to … More

    Choice Monday: Parents Camp Out for Educational Options

    Parents in Memphis, Tennessee, have demonstrated why National School Choice Week—which kicks off on Saturday—could not come a moment too soon. Memphis parents are camping out—in subzero temperatures—for the third year in a row in front of Shelby County School District headquarters to have a chance at registering their children … More

    North Korea Is Asia's Wild Card

    Waves of enemy troops crested the horizon. The nervous young lieutenant turned to his trusted NCO and asked what they should do. “I don’t know about you,” replied the sergeant, “but I’m going to run like hell.” The Korean Peninsula was home to one of the Cold War’s hottest conflicts. … More