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Heritage Explains

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A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and at a 101 level. Every week, hosts Michelle Cordero and Tim Doescher present an entertaining mix of media clips, personal stories, and interviews with Heritage experts, to break down major news stories and policy debates raging in Congress.

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A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and at a 101 level. Every week, hosts Michelle Cordero and Tim Doescher present an entertaining mix of media clips, personal stories, and interviews with Heritage experts, to break down major news stories and policy debates raging in Congress.

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266 Ratings
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Great podcast

By hd1722 - Jul 22 2019
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I’ve been looking for new podcasts & I’m so glad I found this one.

What we need

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Thankful to have a podcast that is dedicated to sharing the truth.

iTunes Ratings

266 Ratings
Average Ratings
246
9
6
1
4

Great podcast

By hd1722 - Jul 22 2019
Read more
I’ve been looking for new podcasts & I’m so glad I found this one.

What we need

By jonnydafigg - Feb 20 2019
Read more
Thankful to have a podcast that is dedicated to sharing the truth.
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Heritage Explains

Updated 2 days ago

Rank #98 in News Commentary category

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A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and at a 101 level. Every week, hosts Michelle Cordero and Tim Doescher present an entertaining mix of media clips, personal stories, and interviews with Heritage experts, to break down major news stories and policy debates raging in Congress.

Rank #1: Heritage Explains: Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

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Lt. Gen. Thomas Spoehr, director of Heritage's Center for National Defense, explains electromagnetic pulse attack, it’s aftermath, and what Congress should be doing to prevent them.
Mar 16 2018
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Rank #2: Heritage Explains: Is America’s Infrastructure Crumbling?

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This week Michael Sargent, a policy analyst in Heritage's Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, talks about President Trump’s massive infrastructure plan and addresses the falsehood that America’s infrastructure is crumbling.
Feb 09 2018
14 mins
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Rank #3: Heritage Explains Bitcoin

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This week, Norbert Michel, director of Heritage’s Center for Data Analysis, explains how Bitcoin works and how conservatives think about cryptocurrencies.
Feb 02 2018
14 mins
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Rank #4: Mass Ave Episode 135: The Future of the Individual Mandate

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Bob Moffit, senior fellow in the Center for Health Policy Studies, joins us on Mass Ave to discuss the fate of the individual mandate and healthcare. Monica Burke, research assistant in the DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, breaks down the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court arguments.
Dec 17 2017
26 mins
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Rank #5: Heritage Explains: How Airbnb Is Helping Not Hurting

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This week, Romina Boccia, deputy director of Heritage’s Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, explains the "Airbnb effect" and new research that’s proving that alternative lodging is actually increasing tourism and overall travel, with direct benefits for local economies.
Apr 20 2018
15 mins
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Rank #6: Why Bernie Sanders' Federal Job Guarantee Program Won’t Work

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This week, David Kreutzer, a senior research fellow in Heritage’s Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, explains why guaranteeing all Americans a job is essentially another form of welfare.
May 11 2018
10 mins
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Rank #7: The Trump Economy

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This week, Stephen Moore, a distinguished visiting fellow at The Heritage Foundation, who also served as an economic advisor to Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, helps explain GDP numbers and the state of our economy.
Aug 03 2018
15 mins
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Rank #8: Border Security 101

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The first of a special three part series on immigration, breaking down the basics on border walls, enforcement, and amnesty with policy analyst, David Inserra.
Jun 01 2018
15 mins
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Rank #9: The Truth About Immigration Enforcement

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This week, we conclude our special series on immigration. Heritage expert David Inserra takes us back to basics on how we are currently enforcing immigration laws and how we can be doing it better.
Jun 15 2018
14 mins
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Rank #10: Mass Ave Episode 130: The Future of Conservatism & The State of the Press

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On this week’s Mass Ave podcast, Tim Chapman, chief operating officer of Heritage Action, analyzes the future of the conservative movement and unifying policy goals. Also, Arthur Milikh, associate director of Heritage's B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, discusses the state of the press today and whose interests it serves.
Nov 14 2017
33 mins
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Rank #11: The Green New Deal

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What’s in this resolution? How much would it cost? Would it actually work? And is that even the intention of the left? This week, Nick Loris, an economist and Heritage’s Herbert and Joyce Morgan Fellow in Energy and Environmental Policy explains.
Feb 15 2019
17 mins
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Rank #12: "Tax Reform and Trump at the Heritage Foundation's President's Club" Mass Ave: Episode 127

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Policy Analyst Adam Michel joins us this week on Mass Ave to discuss the latest on Tax Reform. He also reflects on Speaker Ryan and President Trump’s recent remarks at Heritage events. Our ‘Ask the Expert’ is none other than our own co-host, Tommy Binion, Director for Congressional and Executive Branch Relations. He looks into the role GOP leadership has been playing in the legislative agenda.
Oct 23 2017
24 mins
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Rank #13: Why Tariffs Are Not Conservative

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This week, our new co-host Tim Doescher, talks to Heritage expert Tori Whiting about Tariffs and what they mean for Americans.
Jun 29 2018
13 mins
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Rank #14: "Russian Propaganda" Mass Ave Episode: 129

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Rob Bluey, Vice President of Communications & Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Signal joins Dr. Lee Edwards on Mass Ave to discuss Russian propaganda. Dr. Edwards, a distinguished fellow in conservative thought at Heritage also gives insight into his new memoir coming out soon: Just Right: A Life in the Pursuit of Liberty. The book contains anecdotes from the past, and advice for the future of the conservative movement. For our ‘Ask the Expert’ segment, policy analyst David Inserra tackles hospitality visas, and why these decisions should be left up to Congress.
Oct 29 2017
27 mins
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Rank #15: The Truth About Climate Change and Hurricanes

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This week, Heritage’s Nick Loris breaks down the truth about the effect climate change actually has on natural disasters and why the left continues to misrepresent data. (Here is the link to the NOAA chart we reference in show that shows temperature fluctuations over the past million years https://www.heritage.org/sites/default/files/~/media/infographics/2016/bg3119/bg-climate-science-chart-1-825.jpg )
Sep 21 2018
18 mins
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Rank #16: Policing in Today's America

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John Malcolm, vice president of Heritage’s Institute for Constitutional Government, explains some of the hostile narratives that have emerged in mainstream and social media about America's law enforcement officers and why they are false and harmful.
May 18 2018
16 mins
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Rank #17: The Troubling Situation in Venezuela

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In the wake of an alleged assassination attempt of Venezuelan Socialist Dictator Nicolas Maduro, Heritage expert Ana Quintana explains the troubling circumstances surrounding this, the devastating economic crisis plaguing Venezuelan citizens, and a proper US response.
Aug 17 2018
17 mins
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Rank #18: The Equality Act

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Liberals in Congress are pushing The Equality Act, but this isn’t the first time. If passed, the bill would allow the LGBT community to be considered a “protected class” under federal law. So what’s the problem with that? This week, we sit down with Emilie Kao to discuss why the latest version of The Equality Act is no act of equality. Show Notes: “Equality Act Would Create Inequality for Woman”https://www.heritage.org/gender/commentary/equality-act-would-create-inequality-women“H.R. 5 Is No Act of Equality”https://www.heritage.org/gender/report/hr-5-no-act-equalityLBJ Signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964https://youtu.be/Bygv9u1G6Xo
Apr 02 2019
17 mins
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Rank #19: How the Left Is Lying About Tax Reform

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The Republican tax cuts are losing popularity among Americans, in spite of more money being placed in their pockets, and a booming economy that is creating opportunity for all. How can it be that Obamacare (fewer options, lower quality, and more expensive) is more favorable than the tax cuts? This week, we talk with Adam Michel and Jordan Hess to correct the record, and provide listeners with ammunition to fight back against the left's narrative.
Oct 19 2018
18 mins
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Rank #20: "Immigration & the NYC Terrorist Attacks" Mass Ave Episode: 129

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Jim Carafano, Vice President of the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, joins us on Mass Ave to discuss the recent terror attack in New York City. He explains the immigration components, prevention of future attacks, and U.S. response. Our Ask the Expert is Walter Lohman, Director of the Asian Studies Center. He previews President Trump’s trip to Asia.
Nov 06 2017
27 mins
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