Lee Edwards

Lee Edwards is the distinguished fellow in conservative thought at The Heritage Foundation's B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics.

Recent blog posts by this author

Why the Hong Kong Protestors Keep Marching

Students, young professionals, and not-so-young Chinese have now demonstrated in Hong Kong for many weeks, despite the brutal attempts by the government to stop them.  The police have used clubs, tear gas, and water cannons —...

What Bernie Sanders Missed on His Soviet Honeymoon

Bernie Sanders and I have little in common, given his passionate commitment to “democratic” socialism and my firm belief in individual freedom. But we do share one thing: We both visited Moscow in 1988, albeit for differing reasons.  Sanders...

‘First Man’ Omission of the Flag Will Not Rewrite US History

The director and the star of “First Man,” a forthcoming film about Neil Armstrong and Apollo 11, are congratulating themselves for leaving out one of the most dramatic moments in spaceflight and, indeed, 20th-century history, namely, astronaut...