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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, May 2018

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr
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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, June 2004

    • By: Edward H. Crane, Thomas Sowell, Fareed Zakaria, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    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.

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    • CatoAudio, 12-Month Subscription

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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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, August 2005

    • By: Radley Balko, Jacob Sullum, Floyd Abrams, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    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.

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    • CatoAudio, January 2004

    • By: Jim Powell, David Boaz, Charles Murray, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 58 mins
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    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.

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    • CatoAudio, April 2005

    • By: Stephen Moore, Stephen Slivinski, John Sununu, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    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.

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    • CatoAudio, March 2006

    • By: Richard Epstein, Mark Moller, Salem Ben Nasser Al Ismaily, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    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.

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    • CatoAudio, June 2017

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    Introduction. Donald Boudreaux and Michael Tanner on Anti-Piketty: Capital for the 21st Century. J. D. Vance and Caleb Brown discuss Vance's bestselling Hillbilly Elegy. Floyd Abrams on his new book The Soul of the First Amendment. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) on how to dissolve the Department of Education. David Bier and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) on the idea of state-based visas.

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    • CatoAudio, November 2017

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    Introduction. Neill Franklin and Clark Neily discuss prospects for criminal justice reform. Rep. Tom Garrett (R-VA) makes the conservative case for marijuana legalization. Martin Redish on why commercial speech deserves First Amendment protection. David Schoenbrod on his book DC Confidential: Inside the Five Tricks of Washington. John Cochrane explains why healthcare is so hard to fix. Philip Hamburger on the administrative threat to civil liberties.

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    • CatoAudio, December 2003

    • By: Stephen Moore, Anne Applebaum, Bradley A. Smith, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    This edition of CatoAudio features Stephen Moore on lessons of the California recall; Bradley A. Smith on campaign finance reform; David Schoenbrod on congressional accountability for federal regulations; Dr. Thomas Szasz on the statist roots of psychiatry; Mario Vargas Llosa on the need for a culture of liberty in Latin America; and Anne Applebaum on the history of the Soviet gulag.

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    • CatoAudio, January 2006

    • By: Tucker Carlson, Tom Palmer, Chris Edwards, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    This month's feature: MSNBC's Tucker Carlson on the decline and fall of the Republican Party. Also, Tom Palmer on his recent visit to Iraq; Chris Edwards on waste and fraud in federal spending; Sen. Jim DeMint on improving Americans' health through private choice; economist correspondent Robert Guest on international trade barriers as a form of corruption; and Kenneth Langone on Eliot Spitzer's abuse of government power.

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    • CatoAudio, November 2004

    • By: Randy Barnett, Mark Moller, Brad Smith, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    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.

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    • CatoAudio, January 2018

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    Introduction. Brent Skorup and Julian Sanchez on net neutrality. Ajit Pai on how licensing and regulation hamper innovation. Alvaro Vargas Llosa and Mario Vargas Llosa on the characteristics of populism. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) on why the government should liberate telemedicine. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) on reforming monetary policy. Howard Root on malicious prosecution in America.

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    • CatoAudio, March 2018

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    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Introduction. Ryan Bourne and Chris Edwards on the new tax bill. Clint Bolick on the role of the judiciary in protecting liberty. Bryan Caplan argues that modern education is more about "signaling" competence than learning. Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus interview Tom Bell on his new book Your Next Government? Trevor Thrall, Hans Kristensen, and Emma Ashford discuss nuclear spending.

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    • CatoAudio, March 2017

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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, December 2017

    • By: Caleb Brown
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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, September 2017

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    Introduction. Walter Olson and Trevor Burrus on the Supreme Court's 2016-2017 term. Lynne Kiesling on environmental economics, Patrick Eddington interviews Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on surveillance reform. Ilan Wurman on his book A Debt Against the Living: An Introduction to Originalism. Brian Knight on the future of financial technology. Max Eden on why school choice is good for democracy.

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    • CatoAudio, August 2017

    • By: Caleb Brown
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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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