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Marshall McLuhan

Tim’s Light Reading (10/24/2013)

1. A Short History of the Heritage Foundation Check out Jason Stahl’s short, polemical, and empirical history of the Heritage Foundation at Salon. Here’s his provocative thesis: Closer inspection of the history of Heritage reveals much more continuity between past and present: Today’s Heritage Foundation is what the think tank’s founders had in mind when they incorporated it in 1973. Heritage’s founders and caretakers have always prized the speed of policy production over rigor, and seen their institution as aligned with both conservative elites and the grass roots. Heritage has always sought to push the Republican Party to the maximal Read more