For over a century, the Democrat Party has embraced the idea of progress. While the old progressivism focused almost exclusively on economics, the new progressivism has expanded its demands to cover everything from on-demand contraception to same-sex marriage. Progressive claims about the inevitability of progress are, however, increasingly undermined not only by the costs of progressive policies, but also by opposition from conservative Republicans. What are the principles and virtues that move each party? How will they stand up to events?
The current conflict in Ukraine has spawned the most serious crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War. It has undermined European security, raised questions about NATO’s future, and put an end to one of the most ambitious projects of U.S. foreign policy – building a partnership with Russia. It also threatens to undermine U.S. diplomatic efforts on issues ranging from terrorism to nuclear proliferation.
Debt levels have exploded in China and housing prices are falling. China’s basic industries are riddled with excess capacity. With a harsh anti-corruption program underway in China and economic growth moderating, can Beijing avoid an economic crisis? Please join us as our panel of experts to discuss whether China’s economy is heading toward a “hard” or “soft” landing in the coming months and years.
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On Thursday, February 26, Count Ferdinand von Galen hosted a luncheon featuring Mike Gonzalez, Senior Fellow, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation. The event was held in Tucson, Arizona and boasted over 100 attendees. Mike’s speech was entitled “E Pluribus Unum: Immigrants Seek a Share of the American Dream, Not a Share of the Spoils,” and he spoke on the role that Hispanic Americans play in conservative American politics.
at Bonita Bay Club
On Monday, January 19, The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America hosted a luncheon featuring Heritage President Jim DeMint and Group Vice President of Strategic Communications Geoffrey Lysaught in Bonita Springs. The event focused on “Reaching Americans with the Conservative Message,” and was a part of a luncheon series hosted by The Associates Club of Southwest Florida. Join us for the next luncheon in Naples, Florida!
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Thank you for joining us for The Heritage Foundation’s 2014 Antipoverty Forum!
Each year, the Antipoverty Forum gathers researchers, policy leaders, expert practitioners, and communicators seeking to help more Americans overcome poverty and social breakdown through effective principles in action.
The 2014 Antipoverty Forum was held on Thursday, November 20 in Washington, D.C. at the historic Reserve Officers Association. This year’s forum included the announcement of the 2014 national winner of WORLD News Group’s “Hope Award for Effective Compassion.”
at Lafayette Club
On Wednesday, September 24th, The Heritage Foundation hosted a Reception and Dinner featuring Heritage President Jim DeMint at the Lafayette Club in Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota.
at Balboa Bay Club & Resort
On Wednesday, June 11, The Heritage Foundation hosted a Reception and Dinner featuring Heritage President Jim DeMint at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort.
On Wednesday, June 11, The Heritage Foundation hosted a Breakfast featuring Jim DeMint at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego, California.
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On Monday, June 9th, The Heritage Foundation hosted a Panel Discussion, Reception and Dinner featuring Heritage President Jim DeMint at the Hilton Omaha.
at Halekulani Hotel
The Heritage Legacy Society hosted a panel discussion, reception, and dinner in Honolulu on Thursday, May 8, at the Halekulani Hotel. The event featured Heritage President Jim DeMint, Heritage Policy Expert Ryan Anderson, and Hawaii Family Advocates President Jim Hochberg, all of whom spoke about the debates on marriage, life, and faith.
at Washington Marriott Wardman Park
This year’s President’s Club Meeting gathered hundreds of Heritage’s most dedicated members who participated in pressing policy discussions as we charted a path to counter the left’s assault on our nation. The event featured some of America’s top policy experts, commentators, lawmakers, and journalists including: Dr. Ben Carson, Jim DeMint, Bill Kristol, Stephen Moore, The Hon. Rand Paul, and The Hon. Rick Santorum.