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The Cato Daily Podcast allows Cato Institute scholars and other commenters to discuss relevant news and libertarian thought in a conversational, informal manner. Hosted by Caleb O. Brown.
New York Aims to Dissolve the NRA
August 14, 2020 at 3:34 pm
What's the precedent for dissolving a massive national membership organization over accusations of corruption by the leadership? New York's Attorney General is working to dissolve the NRA over those kinds of claims. Walter Olson comments. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Prosecutor Turned Senator Kamala Harris on Criminal Justice
August 13, 2020 at 3:28 pm
Kamala Harris, now a candidate for Vice President, did some things as a prosecutor that should make people question her fidelity to the law, but that doesn't place her outside the mainstream of prosecutors. Jay Schweikert comments on Harris's background.Related:“Kamala Harris and the Authoritarian Impulse” featuring Elizabeth Nolan Brown and Caleb O. Brown (June 3, 2019)"The Kamala […]
Trump Executive Orders on COVID-19 vs. Congressional Prerogatives
August 12, 2020 at 3:09 pm
The President's most recent orders adjusting unemployment benefits, student loan payments, and payroll taxes deserve scrutiny for both the manner in which Congress has given away power and Presidential aggrandizement. Gene Healy comments. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Before Punishing ‘Bias’ in Social Media, Let’s Define It First
August 11, 2020 at 3:53 pm
Is regulating "bias" on internet speech platforms a proper role for Congress? Will Duffield comments. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Coronavirus vs. One-Size-Fits-All Education
August 10, 2020 at 4:45 pm
The coronavirus has inspired some widely varying schooling decisions for parents. How do public bureaucracies need to adapt? Neal McCluskey comments. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.