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IWF Co-hosts DC Dinner Discussion on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Prospects for Freedom

IWF co-hosted with the American Diplomacy Foundation a lively dinner discussion in Washington, D.C., at the Metropolitan Club, to explore the question, with its many lessons and conundrums, of “Hong Kong: What Next?”

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Respected Scholar Learns that It Is Hard to Be a Patriot

His granddaughter said she wouldn't be caught dead with the book if it had an American flag on the cover.

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Why the NYTimes’ 2020 Endorsement of Two Women is No Choice At All

Progress is not just electing a woman as president because she’s a woman.

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California’s AB5 Triggers Outcry From Independent Contractors

California’s new AB5 law is triggering outcry from independent contractors across the state and around the country. We speak one writer who moved out of California to North Carolina because of it.

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U.N. Happiness Ranking: Finland is Number One, We are Nineteen

The report doesn't really measure happiness at all.

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Small College, Big Spender: A Case Study in Why College Costs Too Much

A college professor gets at the root cause of tuition bloat.

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Heather Mac Donald Discusses America’s Diversity Delusion

Heather Mac Donald joins the podcast to talk about why she thinks America is in a crisis.

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OpEd

Do You Want New And Better Working Paradigms?

Via Forbes

by Carrie L. Lukas

The media focuses on the personalities and horserace politics, but voters know that elections are more than popularity contests. They determine what policies will be put in place, which profoundly impact all of us.

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The Women's March isn't about uniting women. It's about hating Trump

Via Washington Examiner

by Karin Agness

What unifies participants in the Women’s March isn’t that they are women, but that they share a dislike of President Trump and support for liberal causes.

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Women's March should support all women - Not just oppose one man

Via Fox News

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

To their detriment, leaders of the Women’s March continue to prioritize resistance to President Trump, while ignoring big everyday concerns of many women, such as how to afford time off for a new baby.

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Black Women Are Right to Walk Away From the Women's March

Via Newsmax

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

The Women’s March has been rife with problems from its founding. From allegations of anti-Semitism in its leadership to the marginalization of black women, the Women’s March has been anything but welcoming to all women.

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Equal Rights Amendment will replace equality with enforced sameness

Via The Hill

by Inez Feltscher Stepman

On Wednesday, Virginia ratified the Equal Rights Amendment and was celebrated by proponents as the 38th state to do so, which they claim meets the required threshold for amending the highest law in the land.

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TV

Weekly Winners & Losers: • Making Money

Record Run on Wall Street and Other Good News for Americans • Cavuto Coast to Coast

Panel: Is Yang Playing to Win With Chappelle Endorsement and Iowa Bus Tour? • Rising Hill TV

Radio

Taiwan Votes for Hong Kong: Democracy in Action Energizes Freedom Supporters • John Batchelor Show • Listen >>>

Iran-Iraq and Strike on Soleimani, a Big Wheel in the Terrorist Racket. • Secure Freedom Radio • Listen >>>

Virginia Dems Plan ERA Showdown • Radio America • Listen >>>

Mentions

Women's March 2020: Are Black Women Still A Part Of The Coversation?

Via NewsOne

by Carrie L. Lukas

While the focuses of this year’s march are important, they don’t particularly tap into the issues immediately affecting Black women.

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Why Mothers' Choices About Work and Family Often Feel Like No Choice at All

Via The New York Times

by Carrie L. Lukas

When policymakers frame “choices” as personal preferences, it distracts from major structural constraints.

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Jacques: Merit, not tokenism should govern women's success

Via The Detroit News

by Hadley Heath

Elizabeth Warren’s temper tantrum Tuesday night on the Democratic presidential debate stage made me feel like I’d been transported back to 2016.

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