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Current Wars, International Conflicts and Diplomacy

Current Wars, International Conflicts and Diplomacy
May 31, 2024 • 08:59 AM

Francis Rooney, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See and former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, discusses the Russia-Ukraine war, Russian President Putin's goal to restore the Iron Curtain, what the death of the leader of Iran may mean for the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, and the role diplomacy should play in conflict mediation.

The Negative Impact of FTC's Ban of Employer Non-Compete Agreements

The Negative Impact of FTC's Ban of Employer Non-Compete Agreements
May 31, 2024 • 08:34 AM

Karen Kerrigan, President and CEO of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, discusses the Federal Trade Commission's recent ban on the use of non-compete agreements, the slippery slope of such regulatory overreach, lawsuits challenging the rule, and the recent report issued by the U.S. House Committee on Small Business that highlights the significant costs to small businesses and the potential serious risk of loss and closures as a result of the new rule.

Real World Implications of the Biden Administration's Electric Vehicle Mandate

Real World Implications of the Biden Administration's Electric Vehicle Mandate
May 31, 2024 • 08:07 AM

Phil Kerpen, President and Founder of American Commitment, discusses the Biden administration's electric vehicle mandate, what it may mean for Americans looking to purchase gas powered vehicles in the future, and what EV subsidies have really cost us.

Social Security: Time Isn't On Our Side

Social Security: Time Isn't On Our Side
May 27, 2024 • 06:52 AM

Rachel Greszler, Senior Research Fellow in the Roe Institute at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the grim picture painted in the Social Security Trustees' 2024 Report, the history of the Social Security program, what happens when Social Security runs out of money, and commonsense Social Security reforms.

Iran Policy and Conflict in the Middle East

Iran Policy and Conflict in the Middle East
May 17, 2024 • 08:40 AM

Tzvi Kahn, Research Fellow and Senior Editor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses the increasingly dangerous likelihood of full-blown conflict between Israel and Iran, how the election season may be affecting policy, and why the Biden Administration must take seriously Iran's warnings that it will change nuclear doctrine if its existence is threatened.

These Aren't Just Student Protests

These Aren't Just Student Protests
May 09, 2024 • 02:12 PM

Jonathan Butcher, the Will Skillman Senior Research Fellow in Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the fallout from college student "encampments," the impact of the protest on college enrollment, contributions and employment opportunities, and what the protests mean for this summer's National Conventions, particularly the DNC in Chicago.

Election 2024: Breaking Down Some of the High Stakes Races

Election 2024: Breaking Down Some of the High Stakes Races
May 03, 2024 • 08:29 AM

William J. Conti, an Attorney from Washington, DC, discusses some of the U.S. Senate races to watch this year, the impact voter turnout for the presidential race may have on the Congressional races, and what Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s presidential run might mean for the other candidates.


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