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  1. 1.
    Revisiting Immigration and Crime in Texas10/27/2020
    10:53
  2. 2.
    Joe Biden's Tax and Spending Plans10/26/2020
    7:15
  3. 3.
    Following the Science and Pandemic Policy Outcomes10/24/2020
    15:27
  4. 4.
    The Investments Most of Us Can’t Buy10/23/2020
    19:53
  5. 5.
    Helicopter Money and Federal Reserve Performance in a Pandemic Recession10/22/2020
    11:14
  6. 6.
    Nice White Parents and School Choice in New York10/21/2020
    21:19
  7. 7.
    DHS Moves Toward Requiring Massive New Biometrics Collection10/20/2020
    12:56
  8. 8.
    Political Conspiracy Theorizing Then and Now10/17/2020
    22:30
  1. 9.
    The Globalized Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine10/16/2020
    10:27
  2. 10.
    North Korea’s Parade of New Military Hardware10/15/2020
    17:17
  3. 11.
    “Amy Coney Barrett and the Administrative State10/14/2020
    12:32
  4. 12.
    American Election Security in 202010/13/2020
    7:27
  5. 13.
    Some Bad Arguments in Favor of Qualified Immunity10/10/2020
    13:43
  6. 14.
    Presidential COVID-19 Treatments and the Right to Self Medicate10/09/2020
    17:17
  7. 15.
    Rising Fears of an End to Legal Gay Marriage10/08/2020
    15:10
  8. 16.
    Health Care Regulation's Pandemic Errors10/07/2020
    17:41
  9. 17.
    The ’New Hampshire Advantage’ and Sound Fiscal Policy10/05/2020
    19:20
  10. 18.
    Public Health, Private Decisions, and COVID-1910/02/2020
    12:36
  11. 19.
    Revisiting the 'Friedman Doctrine' on Business10/01/2020
    11:59
  12. 20.
    What We Need to Know about Nuclear Weapons09/30/2020
    14:32
  13. 21.
    Amy Coney Barrett and Government Accountability09/29/2020
    12:07
  14. 22.
    Amy Coney Barrett and Judicial Philosophy09/28/2020
    12:29
  15. 23.
    Julian Assange's Extradition and Press Freedom09/26/2020
    9:55
  16. 24.
    Preserving Free Trade in a Pandemic09/25/2020
    6:29
  17. 25.
    Policy to Foster an Inclusive Pandemic Recovery09/24/2020
    10:19
  18. 26.
    Breonna Taylor, Indicting Cops, and the War on Drugs09/23/2020
    11:26
  19. 27.
    A New Supreme Court Nomination Fight Begins09/22/2020
    9:14
  20. 28.
    Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg09/22/2020
    19:01
  21. 29.
    Could New York Require Cops to Carry Liability Coverage?09/19/2020
    22:05
  22. 30.
    Police Power and Pandemics09/18/2020
    7:18
  23. 31.
    Pandemics and Policy: Decentralize K–12 Education09/17/2020
    10:46
  24. 32.
    Privacy and Pandemic Contact Tracing09/16/2020
    16:01
  25. 33.
    Wage and Price Controls in a Pandemic09/15/2020
    14:32
  26. 34.
    What Does the FBI Teach Its Own about the FBI's History of Violating Rights?09/11/2020
    12:04
  27. 35.
    You’re Hired!: Untold Successes and Failures of a Populist President09/11/2020
    27:34
  28. 36.
    State-Level Criminal Justice Reforms in 201909/10/2020
    17:45
  29. 37.
    Can the CDC Order A Pause in Rental Evictions?09/09/2020
    13:06
  30. 38.
    The Forgotten Overdose Deaths in a Pandemic09/08/2020
    14:28
  31. 39.
    Property Rights and Drilling in the American Arctic09/05/2020
    13:07
  32. 40.
    Federal Appeals Court Declares NSA Metadata Program Unconstitutional09/04/2020
    18:40
  33. 41.
    An Increased Fed Tolerance for Inflation09/03/2020
    14:02
  34. 42.
    Do Rising Homeschooler Ranks Signal an Exodus from Public Schools?09/02/2020
    12:06
  35. 43.
    Biden’s Disappointing Vision for a ‘Normal’ Foreign Policy08/31/2020
    11:09
  36. 44.
    COVID-19 Spurs Schools to Punish "Virtual Truancy"08/28/2020
    10:13
  37. 45.
    The "Unfortunate Innovation" of Leverage Policymaking08/27/2020
    12:09
  38. 46.
    Masks, Mandates, and Tradeoffs08/26/2020
    13:58
  39. 47.
    Freedom in the Muslim World08/25/2020
    15:21
  40. 48.
    Understanding Antidumping Duties08/21/2020
    14:53
  41. 49.
    Auditing the Books of Chinese Firms on U.S. Stock Exchanges08/20/2020
    13:32
  42. 50.
    Some Economics of Shuttered Military Bases08/19/2020
    13:09
  43. 51.
    Will Democrats or Republicans Contest the 2020 Election Outcome?08/19/2020
    11:51
  44. 52.
    Breaking Down Belarus08/17/2020
    8:26
  45. 53.
    New York Aims to Dissolve the NRA08/14/2020
    13:06
  46. 54.
    Prosecutor Turned Senator Kamala Harris on Criminal Justice08/13/2020
    11:19
  47. 55.
    Trump Executive Orders on COVID-19 vs. Congressional Prerogatives08/12/2020
    12:34
  48. 56.
    Before Punishing ‘Bias’ in Social Media, Let’s Define It First08/11/2020
    12:29
  49. 57.
    Coronavirus vs. One-Size-Fits-All Education08/10/2020
    18:08
  50. 58.
    Federal Task Forces Reduce Police Accountability08/08/2020
    17:17
  51. 59.
    Worries over the World's Reserve Currency08/07/2020
    11:00
  52. 60.
    Combating Neo-Malthusianism in India and China08/05/2020
    12:08
  53. 61.
    The Decidedly Interventionist Foreign Policy of Joe Biden08/04/2020
    12:36
  54. 62.
    A Pandemic Pod for Every Child?08/03/2020
    9:35
  55. 63.
    Austrian Economics: An Introduction08/01/2020
    17:33
  56. 64.
    A Terrible, Terrible Quarter for GDP07/31/2020
    10:28
  57. 65.
    Deregulating Housing or "Destroying" the Suburbs?07/30/2020
    9:12
  58. 66.
    Understanding Federal Police Surges in American Cities07/29/2020
    21:09
  59. 67.
    The U.S. Response to Probable Chinese Espionage07/28/2020
    11:54
  60. 68.
    Tens of Thousands of Employers Harmed by Trump Immigration Restrictions07/25/2020
    17:26
  61. 69.
    Testing the "China Shock"07/24/2020
    22:04
  62. 70.
    The Case against The Jones Act07/23/2020
    15:55
  63. 71.
    Scrutinizing Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of (Special) Rights07/22/2020
    14:08
  64. 72.
    Civil Liberties vs. Federal Cops in Portland07/21/2020
    13:36
  65. 73.
    Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Sentence & May Try to Pardon Himself07/17/2020
    12:37
  66. 74.
    Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Sentence & May Try to Pardon Himself07/17/2020
    12:37
  67. 75.
    The Local, State, and Federal Rules that Make Your House More Expensive07/16/2020
    19:45
  68. 76.
    Schools Reopening and New Evidence on COVID-1907/14/2020
    14:35
  69. 77.
    Engagement versus Belligerence with China07/13/2020
    13:01
  70. 78.
    Understanding Oklahoma’s New (Old) Indian Country07/10/2020
    13:24
  71. 79.
    Trump Puts International Students and Cautious Universities in a Bind07/09/2020
    11:25
  72. 80.
    SCOTUS: States May Punish "Faithless" Electors07/08/2020
    11:59
  73. 81.
    Russian Bounties on U.S. Soldiers Should Spur Quicker Exit from Afghanistan07/07/2020
    8:04
  74. 82.
    Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau07/06/2020
    17:51
  75. 83.
    Colorado Acts on Police Accountability While Congress Dithers07/04/2020
    12:34
  76. 84.
    Why Is Florida Still Pushing Prostitution Charges for Robert Kraft?07/03/2020
    13:15
  77. 85.
    An Early Evaluation of the Paycheck Protection Program07/03/2020
    9:38
  78. 86.
    School Choice, Religious Freedom at the Supreme Court06/30/2020
    14:45
  79. 87.
    How Would A Biden Administration Tackle Trade?06/30/2020
    10:36
  80. 88.
    Mortgage Markets and COVID-1906/26/2020
    26:16
  81. 89.
    For States Trying to Relaunch Their Economies, Some Mixed COVID-19 Facts06/25/2020
    13:31
  82. 90.
    Unprecedented Quirks in Economic Data Thanks to COVID-1906/24/2020
    20:58
  83. 91.
    Assessing Economic Damage from Trump's Latest Immigration Ban06/23/2020
    13:07
  84. 92.
    FDA, CDC, and Managing Knowledge in a Pandemic06/22/2020
    13:12
  85. 93.
    Cops, Reporters, and "the Exonerative Tense"06/19/2020
    8:55
  86. 94.
    The Drug War’s Perverse Effects on Policing06/18/2020
    14:35
  87. 95.
    Reading the Relevant Statute in Bostock vs. Clayton County, Georgia06/17/2020
    12:02
  88. 96.
    Peril and Promise for the Push to #DefundPolice06/16/2020
    21:12
  89. 97.
    High Court Rejects Qualified Immunity Challenges06/15/2020
    14:57
  90. 98.
    Pandemic Contact Tracing as a New Police Power06/15/2020
    13:21
  91. 99.
    Was the Warrant That Ended in Breonna Taylor's Death Illegal?06/13/2020
    12:57
  92. 100.
    COVID-19 Takes State Pensions for a Ride06/12/2020
    19:10
  93. 101.
    Getting Cities Back to Work06/11/2020
    11:35
  94. 102.
    American Society of Journalists and Authors v. Becerra06/10/2020
    11:29
  95. 103.
    Lessons from Gezi Park Protests for Americans06/09/2020
    13:53
  96. 104.
    Lessons from Gezi Park Protests for Americans06/09/2020
    13:53
  97. 105.
    The Trouble with Trump’s Trouble with Inspectors General06/08/2020
    15:51
  98. 106.
    White House Continues Deregulatory Push06/06/2020
    14:16
  99. 107.
    The Truth about Coercive Plea Bargains06/05/2020
    10:58
  100. 108.
    Trump Wants to Use the MIlitary to Forcibly End Protests06/03/2020
    12:02
  101. 109.
    Supreme Court Again Kicks the Can of Qualified Immunity06/02/2020
    11:09
  102. 110.
    Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Protest Movements That Get Things Done06/01/2020
    24:31
  103. 111.
    Trump Needs A Factcheck on How Twitter, the First Amendment, and Section 230 Operate05/30/2020
    14:38
  104. 112.
    China Seizes Greater Control of Hong Kong05/29/2020
    9:33
  105. 113.
    The Community Reinvestment Act and Subsidized Gentrification05/28/2020
    14:01
  106. 114.
    The COVID-19 Lockdown in Ecuador05/27/2020
    15:17
  107. 115.
    Visions of Liberty: The War on Drugs05/26/2020
    14:29
  108. 116.
    How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom05/23/2020
    31:30
  109. 117.
    Italy's Unfortunate Policy Responses to COVID-1905/22/2020
    10:39
  110. 118.
    Italy's Unfortuate Policy Responses to COVID-1905/22/2020
    12:49
  111. 119.
    What Should Fall 2020 Look Like on College Campuses?05/20/2020
    12:49
  112. 120.
    Where Does Unemployment Go from Here?05/19/2020
    18:15
  113. 121.
    The Trouble with ‘Make China Pay’ over Coronavirus05/18/2020
    13:53
  114. 122.
    Immigration Restrictionists on the March05/16/2020
    12:44
  115. 123.
    Even in A Pandemic, Elective Surgery Doesn't Mean Nonessential05/15/2020
    10:16
  116. 124.
    Reining in Unwarranted Surveillance of Americans05/13/2020
    11:16
  117. 125.
    Senator Hawley’s Muddled Case against the World Trade Organization05/13/2020
    11:05
  118. 126.
    Is the Supreme Court Ready to End Qualified Immunity?05/12/2020
    12:06
  119. 127.
    The Politicization of Disaster Relief05/11/2020
    12:57
  120. 128.
    Is Homeschooling Authoritarian?05/08/2020
    9:45
  121. 129.
    Facebook and Credible Content Oversight05/06/2020
    22:13
  122. 130.
    FDA Approves At-Home Coronavirus Test, But It's Already Banned in Some States05/05/2020
    8:32
  123. 131.
    For States, Is It Bailout or Bankruptcy?05/04/2020
    21:13
  124. 132.
    Identifying #NeverNeeded Regulation after COVID-1905/02/2020
    21:09
  125. 133.
    Threat Perception and COVID-1905/01/2020
    9:32
  126. 134.
    Supreme Court Considering Challenges to Qualified Immunity04/30/2020
    20:00
  127. 135.
    The Role of Science during a Pandemic04/29/2020
    14:10
  128. 136.
    Evasive Entrepreneurs and the Future of Governance04/28/2020
    15:06
  129. 137.
    Asserting the Right to Know Your COVID-19 Status04/27/2020
    14:26
  130. 138.
    Pandemic Lockdowns and Valuing Lives04/24/2020
    13:13
  131. 139.
    Trump Declares 'Total' Authority over Governors, Backs Down Almost Immediately04/24/2020
    13:38
  132. 140.
    A Trump Immigration Ban Would Slow Economic Recovery04/22/2020
    6:20
  133. 141.
    Negative Oil? Really?04/21/2020
    5:31
  134. 142.
    Regime Uncertainty for Developers of Coronavirus Tests04/19/2020
    12:26
  135. 143.
    Pandemic Spurs States, Feds to Liberate Telemedicine04/18/2020
    13:18
  136. 144.
    Will Sweden Prove to be a Model for Coronavirus Response?04/17/2020
    9:12
  137. 145.
    Some Bad Ideas for Fighting COVID-19”04/16/2020
    9:20
  138. 146.
    Surveillance and Civil Liberties in a Pandemic04/15/2020
    8:26
  139. 147.
    Pointless Partisanship over Potential COVID-19 Treatments04/14/2020
    13:24
  140. 148.
    Conservative Nationalism’s Next Steps?04/13/2020
    15:09
  141. 149.
    Can the President Quarantine States?04/11/2020
    11:53
  142. 150.
    What's the Value Proposition for Higher Ed Now?04/10/2020
    9:51
  143. 151.
    Noble Lies and COVID-1904/09/2020
    8:25
  144. 152.
    Defense Spending Priorities and COVID-1904/08/2020
    9:55
  145. 153.
    What Does Oversight Mean for That Sudden $2-Trillion in New Spending?04/07/2020
    10:00
  146. 154.
    States Suspend Certificate-of-Need Laws to Address COVID-1904/06/2020
    10:27
  147. 155.
    China’s Confused Coronavirus Response04/04/2020
    10:09
  148. 156.
    Federalism vs. Federal Power in a Pandemic04/03/2020
    11:05
  149. 157.
    Homeschooling's Past, Present, and Future04/02/2020
    8:07
  150. 158.
    Tariffs in a Pandemic Are Taxes on Lifesaving Goods04/01/2020
    9:24
  151. 159.
    Online Resources for New Homeschoolers03/31/2020
    13:16
  152. 160.
    Key Tax Provisions in Massive Economic Relief Bill03/30/2020
    6:30
  153. 161.
    Evaluating Federal Reserve Moves amid Coronavirus Outbreak03/27/2020
    13:19
  154. 162.
    Emergency Powers and Civil LIberties During a Pandemic03/26/2020
    12:40
  155. 163.
    A Pandemic Recession Is Different03/25/2020
    12:12
  156. 164.
    Containing Coronavirus after FDA Missteps03/25/2020
    11:43
  157. 165.
    COVID-19, Supply Shocks and Stimulus03/25/2020
    6:48
  158. 166.
    Facilitating a Smooth Election amid Pandemic03/24/2020
    8:55
  159. 167.
    Foes of Suspicionless Surveillance Score a Small Win03/23/2020
    11:57
  160. 168.
    We Are All Homeschoolers Now03/21/2020
    11:11
  161. 169.
    Coronavirus, Oil Markets, and Foreign Policy03/20/2020
    9:23
  162. 170.
    COVID-19 Spurs Suspension of Regulations That Were #NeverNeeded03/19/2020
    10:33
  163. 171.
    Courts Shift Gears as COVID-19 Spreads03/19/2020
    8:31
  164. 172.
    Even in a Pandemic, Trade Is Cooperation03/17/2020
    9:42
  165. 173.
    The Pandemic Travel Bans03/16/2020
    5:35
  166. 174.
    Solvency, Liquidity, and Help for the Cash-Strapped During Pandemic03/16/2020
    11:59
  167. 175.
    The EARN IT Act and the Integrity of the Internet03/12/2020
    10:19
  168. 176.
    A Correction on Deference and SCOTUS03/11/2020
    9:05
  169. 177.
    Clearview and the Cops03/10/2020
    9:43
  170. 178.
    Billionaires Bloomberg, Steyer Spent Big Money to Win and Came Up Empty03/06/2020
    11:22
  171. 179.
    Bernie Sanders and the Cuban Literacy Programs03/05/2020
    6:45
  172. 180.
    Takeaways from Super Tuesday03/04/2020
    9:11
  173. 181.
    The Counterintuitive Impacts of Better Missile Defense03/04/2020
    13:32
  174. 182.
    An End to Our Longest War?03/03/2020
    10:09
  175. 183.
    Where Are the Republican YIMBYs?03/02/2020
    16:22
  176. 184.
    A White House Intelligence Problem02/28/2020
    19:41
  177. 185.
    Why Did the Supreme Court Turn Away This Case on Regulatory Overreach?02/28/2020
    13:41
  178. 186.
    Cops Partner with Ring to Deliver Doorbell Surveillance02/26/2020
    9:33
  179. 187.
    Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy02/25/2020
    25:08
  180. 188.
    Seeking Accountability for Cops in Brownback v. King02/25/2020
    12:58
  181. 189.
    Association for Community Affiliated Plans v. Treasury02/20/2020
    14:10
  182. 190.
    Jarchow v. State Bar of Wisconsin02/19/2020
    9:51
  183. 191.
    An Effort to Reform Warrantless Surveillance02/18/2020
    21:02
  184. 192.
    Individuality and Intersectionality02/15/2020
    18:44
  185. 193.
    Another Big Spending Trump Budget Proposal02/14/2020
    6:13
  186. 194.
    The Indian Child Welfare Act and Brackeen v. Bernhardt02/13/2020
    13:19
  187. 195.
    Utah Wants State-Based Worker Visas02/12/2020
    8:19
  188. 196.
    A Big Change to Mortgage Lending Rules02/11/2020
    15:15
  189. 197.
    Will Free Trade Suffer after Brexit?02/10/2020
    10:22
  190. 198.
    Make Congress Great Again!02/07/2020
    12:48
  191. 199.
    Elizabeth Warren Has A Plan to Criminalize Some Online Election Lies02/06/2020
    7:10
  192. 200.
    Did Impeachment Matter?02/05/2020
    19:47

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