Cato Daily Podcast: Episodes

The Supreme Court has made it a little harder for police to detain motorists following the end of a legitimate traffic stop, but it won't end the use of drug-sniffing dogs. Jim Harper comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/vb03KohHdlU" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The Government Accountability Office has some authority to look into how the Federal Reserve does its business, but is that sufficient? Former GAO comptroller general David Walker comments.

Should GAO Audit the Federal Reserve?<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/xhMA5i5DG9o" ...
There may be few self-identified libertarians, but there are millions of Americans who hold broadly libertarian views. Emily Ekins comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/go0ZcY0B-74" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Columbia University professor John McWhorter argues that the Drug War has worsened poverty in America.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/2doE6coL-ro" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
What is the role of the private sector in addressing poverty? Harriet Karr-McDonald of the Doe Foundation offers her thoughts at the Cato Institute conference "Can We End Poverty?"<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/m3akWwAJeu8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
What does the U.S. get for more than a trillion dollars in annual anti-poverty spending? Michael D. Tanner puts the spending in perspective.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/zinl1DaG4d8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
There appears to be some appetite for surveillance reform in Congress. Patrick Eddington discusses the reasons why.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/-3zpDJEaCuI" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
A terrorist plot in Newburgh, New York turned out to be largely a production of federal law enforcement agencies. Filmmaker David Heilbroner details the case in his new film, "The Newburgh Sting."

The Newburgh StingĀ and the FBI's Production of the Domestic Terrorism Threat<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/0zVWFtJ_y9E" ...
What will legal marijuana look like in the years ahead? Bruce Barcott, author of Weed the People, offers his assessment.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/3XbsGtrTSGo" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
There are serious issues for any summit of the Americas, but those issues likely aren't on the table. Juan Carlos Hidalgo comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/nxHmZsmlLys" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The DEA had its own phone records collection program years before September 11, 2001. Julian Sanchez comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/1sT9ei6agb4" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Sentencing reform should be a key element of any criminal justice reform package this year, according Mike Riggs of Families Against Mandatory Minimums.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/HulFjAFizLg" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
How will "disparate impact" be viewed at the U.S. Surpeme Court this year? Walter Olson explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/HbDVtJOnwDI" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Religious Freedom Restoration Acts don't quite function the way you've been told, according to Mollie Hemingway, a senior editor at The Federalist.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/vQtg-gmF10U" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Does the Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed by the federal government and 19 states enshrine discrimination as its critics claim? Roger Pilon offers his thoughts.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/okTPURrfNJI" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Was Utah's compromise on discrimination and religious liberty a good deal? Walter Olson comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/xxivpiInHW0" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Would switching the Federal Reserve's target from interest rates to nominal GDP give the central bank much-needed discipline? Economist Scott Sumner says yes.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/3RGwrmzIV4o" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Even if virtually everyone agrees that certain speech is offensive, it still deserves protection. Greg Lukianoff of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education explains why.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/ws_cQowLFks" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
So-called Blaine Amendments were created to keep states from sending public funds to support Catholic education. And today, those laws foil many efforts at giving parents more choice in education. Following the premiere of the Cato Institute film, Live Free and Learn: Scholarship Tax Credits in New Hampshire, ...
Stingrays trick your cellphone into connecting with local police, all without your knowledge. It's warrantless surveillance at the local level, says Adam Bates.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/7GjtKt1aN58" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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