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Mass Ave brings you conservative insight from the steps of Capitol Hill and is a product of the Heritage Foundation. Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.

Mass Ave brings you conservative insight from the steps of Capitol Hill and is a product of the Heritage Foundation. Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
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Mass Ave brings you conservative insight from the steps of Capitol Hill and is a product of the Heritage Foundation. Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.

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Heritage Explains: How Airbnb Is Helping Not Hurting

4/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:15:37

Heritage Explains: Why We Need A Strong Navy

4/13/2018
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Did you know that international waters actually cover 71% of the Earth's surface? This week, Adm. John Richardson, our nation's chief of Naval Operations helps us explain why it's so important that America has a strong Navy.

Duration:00:10:12

Heritage Explains: How Congress is Ruining Tax Reform

4/6/2018
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Unemployment is at a 17-year low and wages are rising faster than they have since 2009. But just as we're about to celebrate, sadly Congress is on it’s way to undo it all. This week, Adam Michel, a Policy Analyst in Heritage’s Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, explains how Congress is ruining tax reform.

Duration:00:09:22

The Crisis of Fatherless Shooters

3/30/2018
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Isn't it time to talk about not just how to protect students from shooters, but also about what must happen so that fewer students become shooters in the first place? This week on Heritage’s “Mass Ave” podcast, Emilie Kao, director of Heritage’s Richard and Helen DeVos Center, explains why fathers matter when it comes to preventing mass school shootings.

Duration:00:09:18

Eight Stubborn Facts on Gun Violence in America

3/23/2018
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As we search for ways to make schools safer, it is important to look at the facts about gun violence in America in order to find the right solutions.

Duration:00:11:50

Heritage Explains: Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

3/16/2018
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Lt. Gen. Thomas Spoehr, director of Heritage's Center for National Security, explains electromagnetic pulse attack, it’s aftermath, and what Congress should be doing to prevent them.

Duration:00:11:52

Drone Regulation is Stifling Innovation

3/5/2018
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For years, analysts and advocates have talked about the revolutionary potential of drones. So what’s the hold up? This week Jason Snead, a policy analyst in Heritage’s Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, helps us answer that question.

Duration:00:11:35

What’s the Jones Act and How Is It Hurting Puerto Rico

2/23/2018
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This week, Nick Loris, Heritage’s Herbert and Joyce Morgan fellow in energy and environmental policy, explains the Jones Act and why repealing it could help speed up Puerto Rico’s recovery.

Duration:00:13:51

Heritage Explains: Is America’s Infrastructure Crumbling?

2/9/2018
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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.

Duration:00:14:20

Heritage Explains Bitcoin

2/2/2018
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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.

Duration:00:14:28

Why We Should Leave Paid Family Leave to Employers and States

1/26/2018
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On a special edition of Mass Ave, Rachel Greszler, a research fellow in Heritage’s Center for Data Analysis, explains why we should leave paid family leave to employers and states.

Duration:00:11:33

Mass Ave Episode 135: The Future of the Individual Mandate

12/16/2017
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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.

Duration:00:25:59

Mass Ave Episode 134: Federal Spending & Jerusalem

12/11/2017
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Romina Boccia, deputy director of the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, joins us on Mass Ave to discuss the latest on tax reform and federal spending. Jim Phillips, Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs, breaks down the President's announcement on Jerusalem and why it's long overdue.

Duration:00:28:14

Mass Ave Episode 133: "Masterpiece Cakeshop Preview"

11/30/2017
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Emilie Kao, director of the DeVos Center for Religion & Civil Society is joined by Matt Sharp, senior legal counsel at ADF, on Mass Ave to break down the upcoming Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court case. Nile Gardiner, director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, highlights the special relationship between the U.S. and U.K., including how the upcoming royal wedding and the President’s tweets will impact it.

Duration:00:31:17

Mass Ave Episode 132: "Tax Reform"

11/24/2017
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Mass Ave Episode 132: "Tax Reform" by Mass Ave Podcast

Duration:00:29:25

Mass Ave Episode 131: "The Importance of Thanksgiving"

11/20/2017
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Rob Bluey and Michelle Cordero guest-host this special episode of Mass Ave: “Thanksgiving Edition”. Heritage expert Arthur Milikh, associate director of Heritage's B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, explains to our viewers the history and importance of Thanksgiving to our nation and our character. Senior policy analyst Josh Meservey analyzes the current situation in Zimbabwe and what we can expect to see in the coming weeks.

Duration:00:21:42

"Preventing Future Terrorism Attacks" Mass Ave Episode: 129

11/6/2017
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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.

Duration:00:27:38

"Russian Propaganda" Mass Ave Episode: 129

10/28/2017
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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...

Duration:00:27:57

"Tax Reform and Trump at the Heritage Foundation's President's Club" Mass Ave: Episode 127

10/23/2017
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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.

Duration:00:24:51

The History of Columbus Day

10/6/2017
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Daily Signal Contributor Jarrett Stepman joins us this week on Mass Ave to discuss the history of Columbus Day - and where the Left gets it wrong. Back by popular demand, Genevieve Wood is our "Ask the Expert" guest. She discusses the current political climate, and when she thinks Republicans will secure a major legislative victory.

Duration:00:21:28

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