Nations with more economic freedom also have greater social progress.
Nations with more economic freedom also have greater environmental performance.
Chief diversity officers (CDOs) have become increasingly common in K-12 school districts. While CDOs are meant to close achievement gaps, Heritage Foundation research finds that districts with CDOs have larger gaps—and that they are growing wider.
As a global power with global interests, the U.S. must contend with threats beyond its borders.
NATO members are expected to spend at least 2 percent of their GDP on defense, and at least 20 percent of their defense spending is supposed to go to equipment. Only one-third of nations currently do both.
While it is widely understood that universities devote significant resources to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), there has been little systematic study of DEI staffing in the academy. Until now.
Data show people paid on average $314 more per month for individual market health insurance in 2019 compared to 2013, the last year before Obamacare.
Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a philosophy based on the idea that everything in life is connected to racism and power. CRT has quickly spread to K-12 schools around the U.S., prompting responses from state legislatures.
Currently, the public holds more debt than the size of the entire U.S. economy—a child born in 2021 is automatically burdened with a share of debt that will only continue to increase.
The border security that President Trump built, President Biden has quickly torn down.
States are rolling out COVID-19 vaccines, but how well are they doing?
Rules for thee but not for me? This interactive map shows the continuing hypocrisy of local, state, and federal officials who violate their own coronavirus mandates, policies, or other restrictions. Some officials have violated their own rules more than once.
Since 2006, NATO members have been expected to spend at least 2 percent of their GDP on defense, and at least 20 percent of their defense spending is supposed to go to equipment. Only the U.S. and seven other nations currently do both.
Death rates from COVID-19 vary broadly from one state to the other. Most notable are those handful of states with rates significantly higher than the overall national rate.
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is deadliest among older populations. CDC data also show that Americans, regardless of age group, are far more likely to die of something other than COVID-19.
While the death toll in the U.S. from COVID-19 continues to increase, a significant proportion of those deaths have occurred in just a handful of counties.
County-level information on death totals and deaths per 100,000 population.
This interactive map provides up-to-date, county-level information on total deaths and the 14-day trend of new deaths with population and population-density data.
The National Coronavirus Recovery Commission, a project of The Heritage Foundation, brought together some of the nation’s top experts to develop policy recommendations for how to reopen America and combat the novel coronavirus.
As the U.S. looks to reopen, citizens are seeking to understand the nature of the spread of COVID in their locations.
The “good guy with a gun” is not a myth but an integral part of American society.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus outbreak prompted public schools nationwide to close, some for the rest of the school year.
The COVID-19 virus has already had a massive impact on the U.S. economy.
Nations with more economic freedom have stronger economies.