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How “Free” College Further Restricts Access to Higher Education for Poorer Students

How “Free” College Further Restricts Access to Higher Education for Poorer Students
October 20, 2017 • 09:02 am

Mary Clare Amselem, Policy Analyst at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the negative consequences of eliminating college tuition fees, what happened when England offered "free" college and how such a program hurts, not helps, the poorest students.

Education Secretary Pledges Due Process Changes

Education Secretary Pledges Due Process Changes
October 20, 2017 • 08:43 am

KC Johnson, Professor of History at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center and Author of "The Campus Rape Frenzy", discusses Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' public pledge to restore due process rights by revising Obama-era federal guidelines that lowered standards for convicting college students of sexual assault.

SCOTUS October 2017 Term: Big Cases To Watch

SCOTUS October 2017 Term: Big Cases To Watch
October 13, 2017 • 08:45 am

Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review, discusses some major cases to watch during the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term, and Justice Gorsuch’s impact on the Court thus far.

Power Grid Vulnerabilities

Power Grid Vulnerabilities
October 13, 2017 • 07:38 am

Norman Rogers, Scientist, Business Leader and Publisher of ClimateViews.com, discusses how the takedown of the power grid by Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico provides a teaching moment for the United States with respect to the vulnerability of its power grid and whether America is prepared for such an emergency.

The NFL's National Anthem Controversy

The NFL's National Anthem Controversy
October 13, 2017 • 07:09 am

William Conti, Partner in the law firm of Baker & Hostetler, discusses the NFL protests and public opinion on the issue.

Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States

Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States
October 06, 2017 • 08:59 am

Glenn Spencer, Vice President of the Workforce Freedom Initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discusses the important business story regarding the worst lawsuit jurisdictions nationwide, why Florida is consistently ranked among the bottom five states, and the recently released "2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States."

Citizen Newt

Citizen Newt
October 06, 2017 • 08:16 am

Craig Shirley, Bestselling Author and Presidential Historian, discusses his latest book, Citizen Newt: The Making of a Reagan Conservative."

Wacky Lawsuits and Crazy Labor Department Rules

Wacky Lawsuits and Crazy Labor Department Rules
October 06, 2017 • 08:02 am

Bob Dorigo Jones, Senior Fellow for the Center for America, discusses what's up next with the Wackiest Warning Labels contest, the ridiculous criteria a company must meet to host an unpaid intern, and the government's double standard.

Nuclear North Korea

Nuclear North Korea
October 06, 2017 • 07:49 am

Steve Bucci, Visiting Fellow at the Douglas and Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy, discusses President Trump's first appearance before the United Nations, North Korea's nuclear capabilities, and denuclearization negotiations.

IRS Abuse Prevention and Taxes

IRS Abuse Prevention and Taxes
October 06, 2017 • 07:24 am

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs, discusses why proposed tax reform legislation should include provisions to protect the privacy of donors, how a majority of Americans overwhelmingly oppose Internet sales tax, and how airlines may become tax collectors.

ObamaCare's Most Grievous Injuries

ObamaCare's Most Grievous Injuries
October 06, 2017 • 07:01 am

Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment, discusses Congress’ failure to repeal and replace ObamaCare, and what happens next.


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