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    • CatoAudio, 1-Month Subscription

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    CatoAudio puts you right in the middle of the important policy debates going on in Washington. This 60-minute audio magazine features inspiring discussions from well-known intellectuals, pundits, political leaders and Cato scholars. Previous recordings have included Milton Friedman, Hernando de Soto, Anne Applebaum, Alan Greenspan, P. J. O'Rourke, and Steve Forbes. From a libertarian view of limited government, free markets, and civil society, CatoAudio is your window to the ideas of freedom.

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    • Great If You're a Libertarian

    • By Tobin on 11-01-04

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    • CatoAudio, 12-Month Subscription

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    CatoAudio puts you right in the middle of the important policy debates going on in Washington. This 60-minute audio magazine features inspiring discussions from well-known intellectuals, pundits, political leaders and Cato scholars. Previous recordings have included Milton Friedman, Hernando de Soto, Anne Applebaum, Alan Greenspan, P. J. O'Rourke, and Steve Forbes. From a libertarian view of limited government, free markets, and civil society, CatoAudio is your window to the ideas of freedom.

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    • Actual intelligent discussion of current events

    • By Xmeromotu on 08-02-04

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    • CatoAudio, December 2017

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    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Introduction. Alan Reynolds and Peter Van Doren on whether we should regulate "monopolies." Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) on the challenge of growing nationalism. Kevin Sharp on why he resigned from his federal judgeship. Steve Davies on the rise of a new form of anti-liberal politics. David Weller on how to modernize NAFTA in the internet age.

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    • CatoAudio, March 2017

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    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    Introduction. Dan Ikenson and Dan Pearson on the future of trade policy. James Bartholomew on his new book, The Welfare of Nations. Thaya Brook Knight on the upcoming Supreme Court case Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami. Mindy Finn of Democracy Fund Voice discusses new research on what drives populism and nationalism in America. Christopher Preble outlines four common-sense reforms to defense spending.

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    • CatoAudio, July 2017

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 50 mins
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    Introduction. John Mueller and Trevor Thrall put the risk of terrorism into perspective. Dalibor Rohac and Tom G. Palmer on the global rise of authoritarian populism. Sally Satel discusses obstacles to organ donation and donor compensation. Neal McCluskey on why public schools struggle to teach controversial topics. John Pfaff argues that private prisons are not a major cause of mass incarceration.

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    • CatoAudio, July 2018

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    Introduction. Charles Silver and David Hyman on why Americans pay too much for health care. Gene Healy on repealing the president’s overbroad war-making powers. Aaron Rhodes discusses the debasement of the concept of “human rights”. George Selgin interviews Julie Hill and John Hudak on marijuana and banking regulations. Christopher J. Fettweis on his book Psychology of a Superpower.

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    • CatoAudio, June 2018

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    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    Introduction. Romina Boccia and Ryan Bourne discuss the deficit. Jacob Mchangama on Europe’s dangerous attacks on free speech. Christina Sandefur on overturning the FDA’s gag rule. John D. Merrifield on what school choice should look like. David C. Hendrickson on his new book Republic in Peril.

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    • CatoAudio, May 2018

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    Introduction. John Mueller and A. Trevor Thrall discuss public opinion and counterterrorism policy. Steven Pinker on the ideals of the Enlightenment. Nadine Strossen on why we shouldn't censor "hate speech". Steve Coll on his book Directorate S: The CIA and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Lawyer Victor M. Glasberg on how qualified immunity affects his clients. Thomas W. Hazlett on the regulatory history of the radio spectrum.

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    • CatoAudio, April 2018

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    Introduction. Dan Ikenson and Simon Lester discuss Trump's new tariffs. Timothy Sandefur on the libertarian legacy of Frederick Douglass. Lenore Skenazy on the failings of the sex offender registry. Wen Fa discusses Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. George Will on the dangers of protectionism.

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    • CatoAudio, August 2018

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 56 mins
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    Introduction. Trevor Burrus and Terence Kealey on government regulation of psychedelic drug therapy. Jeffrey Rosen on why William Taft was our "most judicial president". Ajit Pai and Kat Murti discuss "net neutrality". Will Ruger on millennials and foreign policy. George Hawley on social media, the alt-right, and free speech.

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    • CatoAudio, May 2016

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 58 mins
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    Introduction. Jeffrey Miron and Megan McArdle discuss America's fiscal imbalance. Tom Wainwright on how drug cartels work and why drug war policies fail. Catherine J. Ross on her book "Lessons in Censorship". David Boaz, Matt Welch, Ramesh Ponnuru, and Conor Friedersdorf debate whether the "Libertarian Moment" was wishful thinking.

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    • CatoAudio, August 2017

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    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    Introduction. Arnold Kling and Megan McArdle on how to talk politics with people who disagree with you. David R. Henderson on whether robots will destroy jobs. Jeffrey A. Singer on how the government should address the opioid crisis. Mark Calabria makes the case for ending bailouts. Lindsey Burke on whether private schools must serve everyone.

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    • CatoAudio, September 2004

    • By: Robert McDonald, Charles Pe&, Timothy Lynch, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    This September 2004 edition of CatoAudio features West Point historian Robert McDonald on the long struggle for equal rights in America; Charles Peña and Timothy Lynch on the 9/11 attacks, three years later; Jack Valenti on the moral significance of intellectual property; Ted Galen Carpenter on the looming danger of war with China over Taiwan; Stanford's Marcus Cole on successful schools and charities that were crowded out by the welfare state; and more.

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    • CatoAudio, May 2005

    • By: Marie Gryphon, Roger Pilon, John Yoo, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    Marie Gryphon and Roger Pilon on the affirmative action myth; John Yoo on congressional hypocrisy in the Schiavo controversy; Chris Edwards on the mixed record of the Republican Congress; Chuck Pena on the folly of expanding the army; Dan Griswold on the sweet opportunity for free trade with Central America; and Alvaro Vargas Llosa on reversing five centuries of oppression in Latin America.

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    • CatoAudio, March 2005

    • By: Stephen Slivinski, Chris Edwards, Ed Crane, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    This edition of CatoAudio includes Stephen Slivinski and Chris Edwards on the need for spending cuts and fundamental tax reform; Ed Crane on the moral imperative for Social Security reform; Pollster Scott Rasmussen on bridging the generation gap over personal accounts; Stanley Weiss on trimming the fat at the Pentagon; National Interest editor John O'Sullivan on the EU's crisis of legitimacy; and more.

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    • Informative and easy to listen too.

    • By Charles on 04-07-05

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    • CatoAudio, October 2004

    • By: David Boaz, John Samples, Marie Gryphon, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    This October 2004 edition of CatoAudio features David Boaz and John Samples on the 2004 election; Marie Gryphon on the high costs of the affirmative action myth; Chris Edwards on Bush and Kerry's budget priorities; Erik Luna on the injustices of the federal sentencing guidelines; Bob Levy on reconciling tort reform and federalism; and Tom Palmer on the deep roots of liberty in Western civilization.

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    • CatoAudio, June 2015

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    Introduction. Tim Lynch and Adam Bates discuss systemic police misconduct. John Tierney on rediscovering the greatest human strength. Emma Ashford on the U.S. "strategy" in Syria. Brink Lindsey on reversing the growth slowdown. Naureen Shah on the FBI's illusion of justice. Johan Norberg on his documentary, Power to the People.

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    • CatoAudio, July 2016

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    Introduction. Trevor Thrall and Benjamin Friedman discuss the case for restraint in U.S. foreign policy. Steve Forbes on why we need more patient-centered health care. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) on the growth of executive power. Thaya Brook Knight on the implications of the JOBS Act of 2012 on small businesses. Michael Mandelbaum on his book Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post–Cold War Era.

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    • CatoAudio, April 2016

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    Introduction. Christopher Preble and Trevor Thrall discuss the Obama Doctrine. Penn Jillette on why he became a libertarian. Neal McCluskey on the problems with the Every Student Succeeds Act. Michael W. Doyle on John Stuart Mill's 1859 essay "A Few Words on Non-intervention". Emma Ashford on the failure of sanctions on Russia.

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    • CatoAudio, February 2018

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    Introduction. Gene Healy and John Samples discuss Trump and executive power. Ruth Marcus interviews Emily Yoffe on due process and campus sexual assault. Peter Suderman on the lingering cultural effects of Prohibition. Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) on how to curb wasteful spending. Sarah St. Vincent on the dangers of parallel construction.

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