Study: Humans Hold Racial Bias Against Robots

Americans perceive robots to have a human race corresponding to their physical features and color, according to a new study. The study “Robots And Racism” from the Human Interface Technology Laboratory in New Zealand indicates that a robot’s color will determine how it is racially perceived. This supposedly explains why so many robots happen to be […]

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Former Islamist Extremist Describes His Escape From the Ideology and How to Help the Most Vulnerable

What leads a person to become an Islamist extremist? For one immigrant, it was not fitting in with his American classmates. Mohammed Khalid, a former Islamist extremist, described what drew him to the radical ideology and why he left it at an event last month at The Heritage Foundation. Khalid, now a scholar in cybersecurity […]

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Boeing’s Dropping Bid for Next-Generation ICBM Represents Shrinking Industrial Base

In late July, Boeing dropped out of the running for the new intercontinental ballistic missile competition. Boeing chose to remove itself with the expectation it will be unable to provide the system at a competitive price.   Nuclear weapons and the missiles that carry them are key elements of the United States’ overall ability to […]

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America Needs to Lead the Way in Free Trade

The United States is not doing enough to promote free trade and the elimination of trade barriers around the world. In fact, it’s doing just the opposite and imposing barriers on billions of dollars’ worth of imports. As a result, new trade restrictions implemented by World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries have reached historic highs. […]

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Pompeo Calls for US, Australia to Present United Front to China

SYDNEY—The U.S.-Australia alliance is “more vital than ever,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, calling on greater cooperation between the two countries to deal with a new era of security challenges as China seeks to extend its influence in the Indo-Pacific region. Speaking Sunday in Sydney, Pompeo condemned China’s territorial claims in the South China […]

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Terror in El Paso and Dayton

Back-to-back mass shootings over the weekend left the nation in deep mourning and grasping for answers. In today’s episode, we take a close look at exactly what happened as we’re joined by Heritage Foundation senior legal analyst Amy Swearer. Plus: 22% of millennials say they have no friends. We give our millennial takes. We also […]

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The Menace of Russian Hybrid Warfare and How to Thwart It

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014 with the use of so-called “little green men” and Moscow’s subsequent meddling in elections across the transatlantic community, “hybrid warfare” has become the term du jour in Western foreign-policy circles. Perhaps the best definition of hybrid warfare is offered by the new European Centre of Excellence for Countering […]

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Pro-Life Groups Renew Push for ‘Born Alive’ Bill

Beginning Monday, pro-life activists are renewing efforts to convince members of Congress, home for the August recess, to support a vote on legislation that would protect babies who survive abortions. In the House, Democrats in the majority have blocked Republicans 80 times from setting up a vote on the “born alive” bill that would protect […]

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‘Hispanic Invasion’: Alleged El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto Reads as Call to Arms

The man who police say committed the deadly shooting spree in El Paso, Texas, is believed to have published an anti-immigrant manifesto minutes before the attack. Law enforcement officials said they were confident that an anti-immigrant screed posted online belongs to Patrick Wood Crusius, 21, who they said is responsible for Saturday’s mass shooting at a Walmart in […]

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