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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, February 2005

    • By: Susan Chamberlin, Gene Healy, Sebastian Mallaby, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    This edition of CatoAudio features Susan Chamberlin on the politics of Social Security reform; Gene Healy on the criminalization of almost everything; The Washington Post's Sebastian Mallaby on the World Bank and policy prescriptions for economic development; Congressman Cal Dooley on the merits of free trade and the looming political obstacles; Christopher Hitchens on New York City's draconian smoking ban; and more.

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    • CatoAudio, January 2006

    • By: Tucker Carlson, Tom Palmer, Chris Edwards, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 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, 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, 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, March 2004

    • By: Dan Griswold, Tom Palmer, Chris Edwards, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    This edition of CatoAudio features Dan Griswold and Tom Palmer on immigration past and present; Chris Edwards on real budget reform; Jerry Taylor on the sense and nonsense of sustainable development; Competitive Enterprise Institute president Fred L. Smith Jr. on antitrust and the software industry; Author Diane Ravitch on the politics of school textbook adoption; and Cato Fellow Randy Barnett on his new book Restoring the Lost Constitution.

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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, 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, 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 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, November 2018

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    Introduction. Chris Edwards on the 2018 Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors. Hester Peirce on managing risk as an S.E.C. Commissioner. George Will on political philosophy and the Constitution. Johan Norberg on his documentary Sweden: Lessons for America? Liz Truss, MP on the case for free markets in the U.K.

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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, May 2017

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    Introduction. Neal McCluskey and Jason Bedrick on "School Inc." and educational freedom. P.J. O'Rourke on why the world needs libertarianism more than ever. Angus Deaton on why inequality is not always a bad thing. Stephen Brooks and Eugene Gholz debate the proper role for America in global affairs. Mark Zupan on his new book "Inside Job: How Government Insiders Subvert the Public Interest."

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    • CatoAudio, October 2017

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    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Introduction. Alex Nowrasteh and David Bier on the economics of immigration. Doug Bandow offers a rare peek inside North Korea. Daniel Ikenson on what we should want from trade agreements. Jeffrey Miron describes the distortionary effects of government interventions. Ambassador Wendy Sherman and Laura Rozen discuss the Iran nuclear deal.

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    • CatoAudio, October 2016

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    Introduction. Brink Lindsey and Michael Tanner on economic inequality. William Ruger on Freedom in the 50 States. Michael Tanner and William Voegli on the effects of welfare reform over the past 20 years. Michael Clemens on whether immigrants pose a threat to American institutions.

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    • CatoAudio, March 2016

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    Introduction. Timothy Sandefur and Christina Sandefur discuss the current state of property rights in America. Barbara Mancini of Compassion and Choices debates, "What are the rights of the dying?" David E. Bernstein on his new book, "Lawless: The Obama Administration's Unprecedented Assault on the Constitution and the Rule of Law", Benjamin Powell on his new book, "The Economics of Immigration". Charlie Savage on his book, "Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency".

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    • CatoAudio, September 2013

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    Introduction. Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus on the SCOTUS Oct 2012-2013 term. Mary Anastasia O’Grady on America’s drug war. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) on his NSA amendment. Lewis E. Lehrman on his new book, Money, Gold, and History. Radley Balko on the militarization of America’s police forces. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) on Dodd-Frank’s sweeping new powers.

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    • CatoAudio, January 2013

    • By: Caleb Brown
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    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Introduction. Timothy Lynch and Allen St. Pierre on the politics of marijuana legalization. Ted Galen Carpenter on his new book The Fire Next Door. Lawrence H. White on fostering a more “antifragile” banking system. Jason Brennan on what everyone needs to know about libertarianism. Doug Bandow on how perpetual war harms America. Rob Goodman on the enduring legacy of Cato the Younger.

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