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The Cato Daily Podcast allows experts and scholars affiliated with the Cato Institute to comment on relevant news in a conversational, informal manner. By presenting issues in a concise and engaging way, the podcast invites listeners to rethink their assumptions about liberty and the proper role of government.

The Cato Daily Podcast allows experts and scholars affiliated with the Cato Institute to comment on relevant news in a conversational, informal manner. By presenting issues in a concise and engaging way, the podcast invites listeners to rethink their assumptions about liberty and the proper role of government.
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The Cato Daily Podcast allows experts and scholars affiliated with the Cato Institute to comment on relevant news in a conversational, informal manner. By presenting issues in a concise and engaging way, the podcast invites listeners to rethink their assumptions about liberty and the proper role of government.

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Episodes

Trade and American Leadership: The Paradoxes of Power and Wealth from Alexander Hamilton to Donald Trump

3/18/2019
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Does the U.S. retreat from freer trade have political implications? How should trade policy adjust to the shrinking U.S. share of the global economy? Craig VanGrasstek is author of Trade and American Leadership.

Duration:00:21:47

Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy

3/16/2019
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Christopher A. Preble is author of Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy. This is a special presentation from the March 2019 edition of Cato Audio.

Duration:00:31:45

The Trump Foreign Policy and Its Trump Administration Opponents

3/15/2019
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Is it too rich to hear former Vice President Cheney complain about the Trump foreign policy? Was the Pentagon really caught unawares by the President's decree that the U.S. leave Syria? Jim Antle is editor of The American Conservative magazine.

Duration:00:13:10

Threat Inflation Season Is Appropriation Season

3/14/2019
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How much do we know about the ratio between foreign-born and American-born terrorist threats? Does it matter? Patrick Eddington comments.

Duration:00:11:23

How Regulation Cripples Online Political Speech

3/13/2019
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Online political speech is often dramatically different from the speech presented via terrestrial broadcasting. That difference is critical to protecting speech in the face of one-size-fits-all regulatory regimes. Attorney Allen Dickerson with the Institute for Free Speech comments.

Duration:00:14:15

Jones Act Repeal Lands in the Senate

3/12/2019
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Legislation is now on the table to end the Jones Act. Colin Grabow discusses its likely prospects.

Duration:00:08:31

Anyone's Game: Sports-Betting Regulations after Murphy v. NCAA

3/11/2019
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A big Supreme Court case has fundamentally altered the landscape of sports betting. So what comes next? Patrick Moran comments.

Duration:00:09:33

Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse

3/9/2019
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The 2016 election revealed a great deal about how rural America functions and how it doesn't. Tim Carney makes a case in Alienated America that there may be ways to bridge growing divisions.

Duration:00:19:14

Hanoi Summit Aftermath and Next Steps for Diplomacy with North Korea

3/7/2019
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After the Hanoi Summit, how should the U.S. continue its engagement with North Korea? Eric Gomez comments.

Duration:00:15:03

A Voluminous Congressional Attack on Free Political Speech

3/6/2019
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A massive new plan unveiled by Democrats is a wish list of restrictions on free political speech. Luke Wachob of the Institute for Free Speech comments.

Duration:00:15:43

If Sex Workers Are Victims, Why Charge Them with Felonies?

3/5/2019
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The police raids on massage parlors in Florida initially promised a blockbuster story of sex trafficking. So far, the story hasn't panned out. Elizabeth Nolan Brown, an associate editor at Reason magazine, explains.

Duration:00:16:39

Criminal Immigrants in 2017: Their Numbers, Demographics, and Countries of Origin

3/4/2019
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For all the bluster about immigration, the idea that immigrants pose a unique crime problem still doesn't show up in the data. Alex Nowrasteh discusses his new paper.

Duration:00:11:46

Customs and Border Patrol in the "Constitution-Free Zone"

3/1/2019
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What grants border patrol agents more invasive powers in a 100-mile wide band around the edges of the United States? Chris Montoya is a former longtime Customs and Border Patrol agent.

Duration:00:11:45

Medicare at 50 Would Double Down on Failure

2/28/2019
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A new proposal would expand Medicare to include Americans as young as 50. It's a throw-money-at-it solution to problems largely caused by government intervention in health care, according to Cato’s Michael Cannon.

Duration:00:11:01

Kim and Trump, Together Again

2/26/2019
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Will the diplomatic push between the U.S. and North Korea produce more substantive agreement? Will South Korea get on board with the long-held goal of U.S. troops departing the peninsula? Eric Gomez comments.

Duration:00:10:46

The Dramatic Growth of Higher Ed Bureaucracy

2/25/2019
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What are all these university administrators doing, exactly? Cato senior fellow Todd Zywicki doesn't know, either.

Duration:00:09:26

Dignity in Work Requires Value in Work

2/22/2019
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Dignity and productivity are strongly linked, but it's easy to misunderstand. Ryan Bourne comments.

Duration:00:08:14

Cato Sues the SEC Over Gag Orders: A CatoAudio Roundtable

2/21/2019
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On the new CatoAudio, we devote our roundtable to the new lawsuit the Cato Institute has filed against the Securities and Exchange Commission policy of imposing gag orders on settling defendants. Cato's Clark Neily and Bob McNamara of IJ comment.

Duration:00:30:38

Does the FCC’s "Public Interest" Mandate Extend to E-Cigarette Ads?

2/20/2019
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A dispute among members of the FCC indicates that there is an appetite on the commission for banning e-cigarette ads in the name of the "public interest." Commissioner Brendan Carr says he stands with the First Amendment.

Duration:00:17:35

When Sweetheart Economic Development Deals Fail

2/20/2019
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Between the pullback of FoxConn's commitments to Wisconsin and Amazon's HQ2 withdrawal from New York, it's worth examining taxpayer-provided incentives for economic development. John Mozena is president of the Center for Economic Accountability.

Duration:00:15:27