In this edition: Jim Harper and Dan Griswold on the immigration pretense for national ID cards; Jerry Taylor on whether buying oil funds terrorism; John Hasnas on protecting the rights of white-collar defendants; Rep. Zoe Lofgren on fair use of digital content; David Reiff on the humanitarian justification for war; and Kimberley Strassel on how the law hurts working women.
In this edition: John Samples and Michael McDonald on the midterm election results; Johan Norberg on the entrepreneur as the backbone of human progress; Andrew Mwenda on the damage done by foreign aid and debt relief; Jeffrey Record on the trouble with insurgencies for the U.S. military; Marie Gryphon on why government schools can't find good teachers; and Andrew Sullivan on conservatism's intellectual crisis.
This edition of CatoAudio features welcoming remarks by Cato President Edward H. Crane; appreciation of Milton Friedman by Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Thomas Sowell; presentation of the Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty by Newsweek International Editor Fareed Zakaria; and remarks by Hernando de Soto, recipient of the 2004 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty.
This edition of CatoAudio features Jim Powell and David Boaz on the growth of the federal government; Charles Murray on the causes of human excellence; Rep. Barney Frank on liberals' opposition to Internet gambling; The Postal Rate Commission's Shelly Dreifuss on the lack of accountability at the U.S. Postal Service, Roger Pilon on the benefits of drug reimportation; and Ed Crane on the ideological collapse of the Republican party.
Radley Balko and Jacob Sullum on the DEA's war against pain sufferers; Floyd Abrams on political partisans who support free speech, but only when they agree with it; William Niskanen on the lessons Enron teaches about financial mismanagement; David Boaz on why Congress should defend the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; Steven Davies on the explosive growth of the world's wealth; and Anne Applebaum on how totalitarianism came to power in Russia and Germany.
Richard Epstein and Mark Moller on Kelo, NSA spying, and the Constitution; Salem Ben Nasser Al Ismaily on economic freedom in the Arab world; Mark Skousen on the political predilections of Benjamin Franklin; Robert Enlow on the economic evidence supporting school vouchers; Joel Miller on what big government is costing ordinary Americans; and in this month's Feature, Stephen Davies on the history of liberty in Eurasia.
Mark Moller and Ilya Somin on private property and the Constitution; Ed Crane on America's libertarian Constitution; Jonathan Turley on the dangers of mixing religion and politics; Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) on America's economy, the envy of the world; Jerry Taylor on the fallacious economics of "energy independence"; and David Schoenbrod on how the EPA damages the environment and the Constitution.
Stephen Moore and Stephen Slivinski on Cato's fiscal policy report card on America's governors; Sen. John Sununu on the false allure of protectionism; Warren Farrell on the sacrifices men make for their larger paychecks; Krista Kafer on the growing culture of dependency in higher education; Rep. John Shadegg on legalizing interstate commerce in health insurance; and in this month's featured selection, William Shipman on managing costs and risk in personal retirement accounts.
Deroy Murdock and Stephen Slivinski on government failure at all levels during Hurricane Katrina; Dan Griswold on the danger U.S. immigration policy poses to both immigrants and citizens; Michael Cannon on using the welfare reform model to fix Medicaid; Erik Gartzke on why economic freedom breeds peace; Dr. Richard Payne on how poor patients suffer in the war on prescription pain relievers; and Roger Pilon on the moral foundation of constitutional rights and powers.
This issue of CatoAudio features Randy Barnett and Mark Moller on medical marijuana and federalism; Federal Election Commission chairman Brad Smith on free speech and campaign finance regulation; Walid Phares on the history, agenda, and strategy of Al Qaeda; economist John Merrifield on the benefits of specialization in education; and law professor Jonathan Turley on the disturbing use of military commissions in prosecuting enemy combatants.
This edition of CatoAudio features David Salisbury and Casey Lartigue on the state of America's schools 50 years after Brown v. Board of Education; Ambassador Edward Peck on the transition of Iraq's power; Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission member Peter Bradford on the future of nuclear power; Wall Street Journal's John Fund on challenges facing American education; Former US Attorney General Bill Barr on telecommunications regulation; and Brink Lindsey on the myths and truths of outsourcing.
This edition of CatoAudio features Chris Edwards and Brink Lindsey on the economy, trade, and Election 2004; Patrick Basham on the future of democracy in Iraq; Doug Bandow on the pitfalls of military conscription; U.S. News and World Report columnist John Leo on free speech and anti-discrimination laws; John Samples on the free speech and campaign finance regulation; and ABC News 20/20 anchor John Stossel on bias in the media.
This edition of CatoAudio features John Samples and Susan Chamberlin on what's ahead for the 108th Congress; Jerry Taylor on our nation's twisted energy policy; Peter VanDoren on innovations in transportation policy; Dan Griswold on trade, peace, and the Middle East; Ian Vasquez on drug war failures in Latin America; and Jason Lewis on what's wrong with a tax-and-spend state.
This edition of CatoAudio features Michael Tanner and Alan Reynolds on "reforming" Medicare; Jonathan Turley on government response to health epidemics; Reason magazine senior editor Jacob Sullum on the myths and realities of drug use; Colorado Gov. Bill Owens on Internet taxes; Federal Trade Commissioner Orson Swindle on canning e-mail spam; and Doug Bandow on demonizing the pharmaceutical industry.
This edition of CatoAudio features Roger Pilon and James Swanson discussing federal and Supreme Court vacancies; Ed Hudgins on privatizing space; Robert Levy on challenging the District of Columbia's gun ban; Pakistani physicist Pervez Hoodbhoy on Islam and the United States; The Economist's Adrian Wooldridge on the history of "the company"; and The Center for Democracy and Technology's Jim Dempsey on the Patriot Act.
This edition of CatoAudio features Charles Pena and Doug Bandow on how the United States could exit from the Mideast; Tyler Cowen on globalization and cultural diversity; Randall Holcombe on our "undemocratic" constitution; Mike Tanner on the lessons of welfare reform; Steve Entin on President Bush's tax cut proposal; and Robert Levy on how states use courts to attack unpopular industries.
This edition of CatoAudio features David Boaz and Susan Chamberlin previewing the 108th Congress; Ron Faucheux on lessons from Election 2002; Charles Rounds on the semantics of Social Security; David Kopel on the risks of undermining The Posse Comitatus Act; New Zealand Ambassador John Wood on free trade and agriculture; and William Saletan on "Framing the Debate".
This edition of CatoAudio features Ted Galen Carpenter and analyst Subodh Atal on states that sponsor terrorism; Gene Healy on civilian policing and a free society; Former Representative Bob Barr on the dangers of military law enforcement; The Wall Street Journal's John Fund on the challenges facing American education; Nobel laureate James M. Buchanan on the impact of F.A. Hayek's economics and philosophy; and Michael Tanner on Cato's "6.2 Percent Solution" for Social Security.
This edition of CatoAudio features Dan Griswold and Johan Norberg on globalization and its critics; Charlotte Twight on the growth of federal power; Thomas Fleming on World War I and the illusion of victory; Fred Smith on Enron and the economic frontier; Christopher Preble on the dangers of an American empire; and David Boaz on libertarianism versus big government.
This edition of CatoAudio features Casey Lartigue and Clint Bolick discussing school vouchers; Christopher Preble on the future of the military after the Iraq victory; Tom Palmer on liberty after September 11; Gene Healy on ending the District of Columbia's gun ban; Floyd Flake on educational freedom in urban America; and John McWhorter on "Double Consciousness in Black America".