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Shining Hope for Communities: Furthering Economic Opportunity for Women

Megan Foo | Posted 12.06.2014 | Teen
Megan Foo

In addition to fortifying women with more choices and freedoms in areas like education, healthcare and nutrition, I think that one of the most powerful ways to expedite "a better future for all" is to give women greater economic freedom and opportunities.

What Do Barack Obama and the Koch Brothers Agree On? The Smarter Sentencing Act

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

It's time for people of courage to beat our partisan swords into ploughshares and come together to help millions of people who have lost the power to advocate for themselves.

Immigration, the GOP and Their Big Immigration Dilemma

Ryan Campbell | Posted 04.13.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Come election time, neither Boehner, nor his party, can hide behind the Deporter-in-Chief's enforcement record.

Hispanics, Latinos Need Not Apply...

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

The Heritage Foundation is "a public policy think tank that promotes the principles that made America great: free enterprise, limited government, indi...

Jon Ward

Jim DeMint, Former Dick Cheney Aide David Addington Poised To Make Heritage Relevant Again | Jon Ward | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jim DeMint's recent move from the U.S. Senate to The Heritage Foundation got lots of attention. What has been less noticed is that DeMin...

Why Marriage Should Never Be An Antidote To Poverty

Kristin Tennant | Posted 11.14.2012 | Weddings
Kristin Tennant

My general stance is pretty basic: Don't take marriage lightly. It also seems like a fairly non-controversial stance -- one that anyone who truly honors marriage and hates divorce could get behind, whatever their political or religious leaning.

How Are ALEC Laws Undermining Our Democracy?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Anti-democratic legislation written by ALEC is pushed onto conservative members of state legislatures who propose them for passage verbatim, sort of reminding one of a junkie who can't quite kick the habit.

WATCH: An Easy Way To Understand The Federal Role In Education

Posted 10.05.2011 | Education

Figuring out how, exactly, the guys in Washington can have a direct hand in the classroom down the street can be complicated sometimes. In this vid...

How Haiti, Scott Brown and the Underwear Bomber Can Move Us to Action Rather Than Gloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Brown's victory is not the end of civilization as we know it but it should inspire all Americans to take a careful look at what they've done in rejecting Hope for No.

The New Surge: Overcoming Poverty in America

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Douglas Forbes

The population of New York, Florida and Washington D.C. combined represents the number of Americans who must currently choose between food or gas, between a doctor's visit or an electric bill... between life and death.

The States of Health Care Reform

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

This is less a debate about health care reform and more a debate about federalism.

The Heritage Foundation Spreads Lies on YouTube About the Employee Free Choice Act

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The right to organize independent labor unions and to collectively bargain is what built the American middle class. The Heritage Foundation would like to take away that right.