Cato Daily Podcast: Episodes

Our patent system has become unweildy and in many cases counterproductive. The Mercatus Center's Eli Dourado comments.http://www.cato-unbound.org/2014/09/08/eli-dourado/true-story-how-patent-bar-captured-court-shrank-intellectual-commons<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/FpjvtiQ32d0" ...
Applying old-school utility regulation to the Internet would be a disaster according to Berin Szoka, President of TechFreedom. Tech Freedom's new site, Don't Break The Net.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/ETqcPSrCOJ0" height="1" width="1" />
The City of Brotherly Love can't get enough of its citizens' property and cash. The city is in a class by itself in the world of civil asset forfeiture, says Institute for Justice attorney Darpana Sheth.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/U38zkm6Adrc" height="1" width="1" />
Scholarship tax credits for education face another legal challenge in Florida. Andrew Coulson talks about the policy and the constitutional argument.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/TCY9a3YE-DM" height="1" width="1" />
In Licensed to Lie, attorney Sidney Powell takes readers through a series of disturbing events, missteps, and cover-ups in our federal criminal justice system. According to Powell, the malfeasance stretches across all three branches of our government — from the White House to the U.S. Senate, to members ...
State-level legal challenges to K-12 educational freedom continue. Jason Bedrick offers his analysis.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/XFRgzdH_ASM" height="1" width="1" />
In a lawsuit, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal accuses the federal government of turning the Common Core "into a scheme by the federal government to nationalize curriculum." Neal McCluskey comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/6ccrkLrIkJE" height="1" width="1" />
A recent Reason-Rupe poll of millenials holds some promise for a more libertarian future. Emily Ekins discusses the results.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/Hrw3EpXShLQ" height="1" width="1" />
A challenge to New Hampshire's popular scholarship tax credit program for low-income families has been rejected by the state's highest court. Dick Komer of the Institute for Justice comments on the ruling.

Live Free and Learn: NH Supreme Court Upholds School Choice<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/IpoE5vyR7hs" ...
Ike Brannon argues that U.S. corporations investing abroad creates jobs back home. Our tax code punishes both foreign investment and bringing that income back to the U.S.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/7VA8H5u8lso" height="1" width="1" />
Nothing prevents President Obama from giving tens of thousands more highly skilled immigrants a more permanent status in the United States. Alex Nowrasteh explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/uKFjfB4I2do" height="1" width="1" />
If Burger King buys Tim Horton's and switches its corporate base to Canada, it will be largely to avoid punitive U.S. tax policies. Dan Mitchell explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/YS7K2TipEzI" height="1" width="1" />
As police and protestors continue to clash in Ferguson, Missouri, the public is rightly asking questions about the police response at all stages. Tim Lynch offers his thoughts.

Event: The Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/pM8PQgqM5HM" height="1" ...
MetLife may soon be designated "systemically important," but what does that designation really mean? Mark Calabria comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/4OuIWiojI-U" height="1" width="1" />
Social justice advocates seem to rarely articulate what would constitute a socially just pattern of resources distribution. Randy Barnett argues they typically simply argue for "more" for the aggrieved parties.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/l7T8_2Mb18w" height="1" width="1" />
India's new prime minister has managed to disappoint both his critics and fans. Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/EXcqEKP_aqc" height="1" width="1" />
The militarization of local police didn't happen overnight. It took decades. Trevor Burrus explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/TTEeaOGOaYY" height="1" width="1" />
After critics loudly condemned the militarized response of Ferguson, Missouri police to local protestors, the situation has calmed. Now the focus should shift to reforms to federal programs that subsidize militarization of local police. Tim Lynch explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/2OM0kHbyMMo" ...
Americans are now getting a clear picture of what militarized local policing looks like. Following the killing of an unarmed teenager in Missouri, the extreme tactics used by police there are truly breathtaking. Walter Olson comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/3Y4Zz69TlkU" ...
The United States launches airstrikes in Iraq based on authority granted in 2002 as the terrorists attack civilians in the country. Chris Preble evaluates the unfolding situation.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/tysv6zjDMnU" height="1" width="1" />
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