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By Caleb O. Brown

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.

  1. 1.
    What Is Postal Banking?06/15/2019
    12:14
  2. 2.
    The Jones Act Spikes the Price of Hawaiian Rum06/14/2019
    12:03
  3. 3.
    More from The Wealth Explosion06/13/2019
    24:34
  4. 4.
    The SEC's New Enforcement Action against Kin Cryptocurrency06/12/2019
    10:49
  5. 5.
    Arabic Numerals and Open Societies06/10/2019
    9:17
  6. 6.
    A New Presidential Power Grab over Mexican Tariffs06/08/2019
    13:44
  7. 7.
    Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Economic Patriotism’06/08/2019
    10:33
  8. 8.
    Next Steps in Prison Reform06/07/2019
    13:41
  1. 9.
    When Regulators Are Also Competitors06/06/2019
    11:57
  2. 10.
    Parsing the Julian Assange Indictment06/05/2019
    10:22
  3. 11.
    Kamala Harris and the Authoritarian Impulse06/03/2019
    13:46
  4. 12.
    The Kamala Harris Plan to Address the Gender Pay Gap06/01/2019
    13:38
  5. 13.
    Trump Threatens New Tariffs on Mexican Goods05/31/2019
    9:33
  6. 14.
    A New Model for Helping Students Assert Freedom of Speech05/31/2019
    11:17
  7. 15.
    The Warren and Sanders Plans for Student Loans and Free College05/30/2019
    19:14
  8. 16.
    Congress Sleeps While Trump Spends and Spends05/29/2019
    13:33
  9. 17.
    The Wealth Explosion and Why It Might Not Continue05/27/2019
    14:22
  10. 18.
    Punishment without Crime Examines Our Broken Misdemeanor System05/25/2019
    21:40
  11. 19.
    The Surge of Populism in Mexico05/25/2019
    20:06
  12. 20.
    New York City Takes a Gun Restriction to the Supreme Court05/24/2019
    7:42
  13. 21.
    Sweeping Executive Privilege vs. Congressional Subpoenas05/22/2019
    15:42
  14. 22.
    Feds Should End Aid to States05/22/2019
    10:12
  15. 23.
    Neoliberalism 10105/17/2019
    36:15
  16. 24.
    How Congress Could Legalize Immigrants05/17/2019
    29:00
  17. 25.
    Facebook, Content Moderation, and Free Expression05/16/2019
    25:58
  18. 26.
    A Bankrupt Plan to Cap Credit Card Interest05/14/2019
    13:32
  19. 27.
    Watering the Tree of Liberty Today05/14/2019
    26:57
  20. 28.
    Considering the 'New START' for Nuclear Arms Reduction05/10/2019
    13:49
  21. 29.
    Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and the Regulatory Challenge05/09/2019
    17:42
  22. 30.
    What Does the U.S. Expect to Get with 'Maximum Pressure' on Iran?05/08/2019
    9:16
  23. 31.
    A Risk Analysis of Foreign and Native-Born Terrorists05/07/2019
    6:01
  24. 32.
    Trump Threatens More Tariffs on Chinese Goods05/07/2019
    10:39
  25. 33.
    The Politics on the Ground over School Choice05/01/2019
    38:17
  26. 34.
    The Telegraph As Technological Singularity04/30/2019
    15:55
  27. 35.
    Donald Trump: Standing on the Shoulders of Tyrants04/25/2019
    11:14
  28. 36.
    Congress Should Consider Impeachment More Often04/25/2019
    11:34
  29. 37.
    The Mueller Report Is Out (Mostly)04/24/2019
    13:24
  30. 38.
    Trump Imposes A Bad Deal on Major League Baseball04/19/2019
    14:41
  31. 39.
    Educational Freedom, Teacher Sickouts, and Bloated Higher Ed04/18/2019
    25:30
  32. 40.
    Devin Nunes Has a Cow04/17/2019
    7:42
  33. 41.
    Antitrust and Big Tech04/16/2019
    14:10
  34. 42.
    Trump's Planned Drawdown in Afghanistan Is a Good Sign04/15/2019
    7:58
  35. 43.
    How Do Doctors Think about Harm Reduction?04/13/2019
    14:17
  36. 44.
    A New Day Dawns for Trade in Africa04/13/2019
    8:20
  37. 45.
    Eisenhower’s Relevance to Peace, War, and Liberty Today04/12/2019
    11:10
  38. 46.
    Why Mark Zuckerberg Is Mistaken to Welcome Federal Regulation of Facebook04/09/2019
    14:05
  39. 47.
    How Governments Seize Guns with 'Red Flag Laws'04/08/2019
    8:16
  40. 48.
    Cannabis and Opioid Overdoses04/07/2019
    12:34
  41. 49.
    A Big-Spending Divided Congress04/05/2019
    13:38
  42. 50.
    How Supervised Injection Works for Heroin Users04/04/2019
    17:28
  43. 51.
    Counting the Costs of a Trump Border Shutdown04/03/2019
    14:41
  44. 52.
    How Does Heroin-Assisted Treatment Work?04/02/2019
    7:57
  45. 53.
    The Opioid Crisis Is Driven by Prohibition04/01/2019
    19:19
  46. 54.
    Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration03/29/2019
    24:57
  47. 55.
    Data Privacy Protection for the Future03/28/2019
    15:42
  48. 56.
    Gullible Superpower: U.S. Support for Bogus Foreign Democratic Movements03/27/2019
    19:51
  49. 57.
    To Make Better Cities, Drop the Big Plans03/26/2019
    19:10
  50. 58.
    The Mueller Report Arrives (Sorta)03/26/2019
    9:38
  51. 59.
    Social Media's Content Challenge03/25/2019
    12:19
  52. 60.
    Development Economics and 'The Outsider's Dilemma'03/23/2019
    20:39
  53. 61.
    Lessons from the Great Recession, Part 231703/23/2019
    14:17
  54. 62.
    Rent Control Goes Statewide in Oregon03/21/2019
    8:40
  55. 63.
    Does Mass Transit Help Low-Income Workers?03/20/2019
    12:51
  56. 64.
    Does Marsy’s Law Protect Cops from Accountability?03/20/2019
    5:59
  57. 65.
    Trade and American Leadership: The Paradoxes of Power and Wealth from Alexander Hamilton to Donald Trump03/18/2019
    21:47
  58. 66.
    Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy03/16/2019
    31:45
  59. 67.
    The Trump Foreign Policy and Its Trump Administration Opponents03/16/2019
    13:10
  60. 68.
    Threat Inflation Season Is Appropriation Season03/14/2019
    11:23
  61. 69.
    How Regulation Cripples Online Political Speech03/13/2019
    14:16
  62. 70.
    Jones Act Repeal Lands in the Senate03/12/2019
    8:31
  63. 71.
    Anyone's Game: Sports-Betting Regulations after Murphy v. NCAA03/11/2019
    9:33
  64. 72.
    Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse03/09/2019
    19:14
  65. 73.
    Hanoi Summit Aftermath and Next Steps for Diplomacy with North Korea03/08/2019
    15:04
  66. 74.
    A Voluminous Congressional Attack on Free Political Speech03/07/2019
    15:44
  67. 75.
    If Sex Workers Are Victims, Why Charge Them with Felonies?03/06/2019
    16:40
  68. 76.
    Criminal Immigrants in 2017: Their Numbers, Demographics, and Countries of Origin03/04/2019
    11:46
  69. 77.
    Customs and Border Patrol in the "Constitution-Free Zone"03/02/2019
    11:46
  70. 78.
    Medicare at 50 Would Double Down on Failure03/01/2019
    11:02
  71. 79.
    Kim and Trump, Together Again02/26/2019
    10:46
  72. 80.
    The Dramatic Growth of Higher Ed Bureaucracy02/25/2019
    9:26
  73. 81.
    Dignity in Work Requires Value in Work02/22/2019
    8:14
  74. 82.
    Cato Sues the SEC Over Gag Orders: A CatoAudio Roundtable02/21/2019
    30:38
  75. 83.
    Does the FCC’s "Public Interest" Mandate Extend to E-Cigarette Ads?02/20/2019
    17:35
  76. 84.
    When Sweetheart Economic Development Deals Fail02/20/2019
    15:27
  77. 85.
    Evaluating the President's Legal and Factual Justifications for a "National Emergency"02/19/2019
    13:12
  78. 86.
    How the U.S. Failed to Adjust to China's Economic Rise02/15/2019
    14:04
  79. 87.
    How Would You Tax Wealth?02/14/2019
    6:56
  80. 88.
    Evaluating Modern Monetary Theory02/14/2019
    13:50
  81. 89.
    Jack Bogle and the Small Investor02/13/2019
    12:31
  82. 90.
    The Syria Withdrawal and Complicating Factors02/12/2019
    11:13
  83. 91.
    The Green New Deal: Sprawling & Sparse02/08/2019
    16:58
  84. 92.
    U.S. Dietary Advice Takes Another Hit02/07/2019
    10:24
  85. 93.
    As Brexit Deadline Looms, Agreement Seems Ephemeral02/06/2019
    16:52
  86. 94.
    Maduro, Venezuela, and the U.S. Role in Transition02/05/2019
    10:22
  87. 95.
    The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 5002/05/2019
    18:24
  88. 96.
    Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System02/01/2019
    18:24
  89. 97.
    A Challenge to Conventional Narratives on Opioid Overdoses02/01/2019
    15:54
  90. 98.
    Unprofitable Schooling: America's Broken Ivory Tower01/31/2019
    15:57
  91. 99.
    The Wild West of CBD Is Now01/30/2019
    12:09
  92. 100.
    Transparent Medical Pricing and the $89,000 Snake Bite01/28/2019
    8:46
  93. 101.
    Toward a Less Disruptive Government Shutdown01/27/2019
    7:02
  94. 102.
    The Nonstarter Compromise on DACA01/26/2019
    13:30
  95. 103.
    Is the U.S. A Force for Good in Venezuela?01/26/2019
    12:14
  96. 104.
    The Redacted Manafort File01/25/2019
    12:11
  97. 105.
    Trump Should Mail (or Tweet) in the State of the Union01/24/2019
    11:25
  98. 106.
    How "Market Failure" Arguments Lead to Misguided Policy01/22/2019
    11:35
  99. 107.
    An Overdue Pardon for the 'Groveland Four'01/19/2019
    14:35
  100. 108.
    The Myth of the Cyber Offense01/18/2019
    8:55
  101. 109.
    Defining 'National Emergency' Down01/16/2019
    11:02
  102. 110.
    The Case for an Immigration Tariff01/16/2019
    8:08
  103. 111.
    Dark Money and 'Lawless Prosecutions'01/14/2019
    12:38
  104. 112.
    Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients Have a Right to Self Medicate01/12/2019
    17:12
  105. 113.
    Excessive Fines and Timbs v. Indiana01/11/2019
    8:19
  106. 114.
    Wisconsin's State-Run Butter Taste Test01/10/2019
    7:46
  107. 115.
    A Simple State-Level Reform for Prescription Drugs01/08/2019
    11:47
  108. 116.
    What Drives Drug Prices? What Should Change?01/07/2019
    9:35
  109. 117.
    How States Can Protect Data Privacy01/04/2019
    8:22
  110. 118.
    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Errors and Corrections01/04/2019
    10:04
  111. 119.
    Why Are American-Made Ships So Expensive?01/03/2019
    9:51
  112. 120.
    Abusive Market Concentration in the Jones Act01/01/2019
    9:26
  113. 121.
    Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech on Private College Campuses12/30/2018
    18:50
  114. 122.
    When Unions Want to Stop Paying Dues12/30/2018
    11:01
  115. 123.
    If You're Middle Class, Are You in Poverty?12/29/2018
    13:41
  116. 124.
    False Promises of the Jones Act12/27/2018
    13:34
  117. 125.
    Radical Weirdness and the English Civil War12/26/2018
    24:10
  118. 126.
    Stoicism for Troubled Times12/26/2018
    27:22
  119. 127.
    How Trump Changed Political Comedy12/25/2018
    14:36
  120. 128.
    Judicial Deference and Kisor v. Wilkie12/23/2018
    8:26
  121. 129.
    The Federal Reserve's Ongoing Mission Creep12/21/2018
    18:06
  122. 130.
    Why Exiting Syria is the Right Move12/20/2018
    12:14
  123. 131.
    FIRST STEP Act Passes the Senate12/20/2018
    10:16
  124. 132.
    How Legalizing Marijuana Is Securing the Border12/19/2018
    9:54
  125. 133.
    Home-Based Businesses and the Long Arm of the Law12/18/2018
    18:21
  126. 134.
    Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi War in Yemen, and Modern Journalism12/17/2018
    17:15
  127. 135.
    Creativity in Advancing Liberty12/15/2018
    18:58
  128. 136.
    Human Freedom Index 201812/14/2018
    12:17
  129. 137.
    The New York Response to Janus12/14/2018
    9:12
  130. 138.
    FDA's Overcaution Carries Deadly Consequences12/11/2018
    18:49
  131. 139.
    The Inclusive Economy: How to Bring Wealth to America's Poor12/07/2018
    12:17
  132. 140.
    The Simon Abundance Index12/07/2018
    13:32
  133. 141.
    Bank Stability Ten Years after the Financial Crisis12/06/2018
    10:50
  134. 142.
    Open Police Complaints12/05/2018
    20:40
  135. 143.
    What Is Classical Liberal History?11/30/2018
    18:00
  136. 144.
    New Mexico Begins Innovative Fix to Occupational Licensing11/29/2018
    10:02
  137. 145.
    A Daunting Brexit Sales Pitch11/29/2018
    14:17
  138. 146.
    In Weyerhaeuser, the Frog Never Had a Chance11/28/2018
    9:22
  139. 147.
    Understanding the Real Rate of Interest11/27/2018
    12:51
  140. 148.
    Teacher Outrage, Teacher Compensation11/23/2018
    11:50
  141. 149.
    Dental Therapy and Health Care Monopolies11/22/2018
    8:50
  142. 150.
    In the Pursuit of Self Government, Does Quality News Matter?11/21/2018
    18:21
  143. 151.
    Wild Horses, Property Rights, and Public Lands11/21/2018
    7:00
  144. 152.
    Bail Reform and Public Safety11/20/2018
    17:08
  145. 153.
    The Impeachment of Andrew "Tennessee" Johnson11/17/2018
    25:44
  146. 154.
    Disciplining China's Trade Practices at the WTO11/15/2018
    9:29
  147. 155.
    Trump Endorses Serious Sentencing Reform11/15/2018
    9:36
  148. 156.
    Debt, Credit, and Consumer Protection11/13/2018
    18:36
  149. 157.
    Social Media and the Pipe Bomber11/13/2018
    8:39
  150. 158.
    Sex Worker Freedom in Nevada Holds Steady11/09/2018
    16:12
  151. 159.
    The 'Protectionist Moment' That Wasn’t11/08/2018
    18:17
  152. 160.
    Jeff Sessions "Fired for Doing the Right Thing"11/08/2018
    8:50
  153. 161.
    Divided Government Won in 201811/07/2018
    6:41
  154. 162.
    New Polling on Pre-Existing Conditions Coverage Costs and Benefits11/07/2018
    11:16
  155. 163.
    What Does the U.S. Get out of New Sanctions on Iran?11/05/2018
    13:18
  156. 164.
    The Threat of Creeping Overcriminalization11/03/2018
    25:32
  157. 165.
    Walling Off Liberty11/02/2018
    10:37
  158. 166.
    What Do Parents Think of Private School Choice?11/01/2018
    9:20
  159. 167.
    Trump Claims Power to End Birthright Citizenship10/31/2018
    9:56
  160. 168.
    Regressive Regulation and Economic Opportunity10/29/2018
    26:13
  161. 169.
    U.S. Plans to Abandon Nuclear Treaties10/26/2018
    12:20
  162. 170.
    Impeach Kavanaugh?10/25/2018
    11:50
  163. 171.
    Does Trump Have a Trade Strategy?10/25/2018
    10:30
  164. 172.
    Have Republicans Given Up on Limited Government?10/23/2018
    13:10
  165. 173.
    Defending Free Speech in the 21st Century10/23/2018
    28:30
  166. 174.
    A Libertarian Case for Class-Action Lawsuits10/19/2018
    10:33
  167. 175.
    FDA’s Roadblocks to Self-Driven Health Care10/19/2018
    11:32
  168. 176.
    Jamal Khashoggi and the Necessary U.S. Divorce from Saudi Arabia10/17/2018
    8:49
  169. 177.
    Union Fees after Janus10/17/2018
    15:08
  170. 178.
    Cannabis Reform Comes to Utah10/15/2018
    10:25
  171. 179.
    The False Promise of Native American Tribal Sovereignty10/13/2018
    17:58
  172. 180.
    Adam Smith: Father of Economics10/12/2018
    21:31
  173. 181.
    Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts10/10/2018
    32:56
  174. 182.
    Missing Property Rights on Native American Lands10/09/2018
    12:14
  175. 183.
    Romance of the Rails10/08/2018
    26:03
  176. 184.
    The Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age10/05/2018
    31:19
  177. 185.
    The Fading Relevance of Mass Transit10/05/2018
    13:37
  178. 186.
    Challenging the FAA’s Speed Limit in the Sky10/04/2018
    10:12
  179. 187.
    Canada Mulls Banning (Domestic) Paid Blood Plasma10/03/2018
    25:11
  180. 188.
    Will the Feds Make Occupational Licensing Worse?10/01/2018
    20:03
  181. 189.
    Philadelphia's 'Forfeiture Machine' Winds Down09/27/2018
    12:30
  182. 190.
    How the Feds Spy on Reporters09/26/2018
    11:13
  183. 191.
    Economic Freedom of the World 201809/25/2018
    7:15
  184. 192.
    Banned Books Week and Conflicts of Values09/25/2018
    10:39
  185. 193.
    Double Game: Why Pakistan Supports Militants and Resists U.S. Pressure to Stop09/22/2018
    14:32
  186. 194.
    Brexit, Trade, and Regulatory Barriers in Great Britain09/21/2018
    9:45
  187. 195.
    F.A. Hayek: Economics, Political Economy and Social Philosophy09/19/2018
    32:17
  188. 196.
    'Professional Speech': a Distinction without a Difference09/18/2018
    18:24
  189. 197.
    Is Public Assistance a Subsidy or Tax to Employers?09/18/2018
    15:27
  190. 198.
    Notions of (and Reactions to) Islam09/14/2018
    15:21
  191. 199.
    'Indispensable' Remedy: The Broad Scope of the Constitution's Impeachment Power09/12/2018
    21:01
  192. 200.
    None of My Business09/11/2018
    25:06

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