Cato Daily Podcast: Episodes

The Maduro regime in Venezuela has taken additional steps to stifle speech and cow its opponents. Ian Vasquez comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/dqDJApcgymU" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Two intelligence agencies conspired to steal the keys to your phone's encryption. Julian Sanchez discusses the risks to privacy and security.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/DfauwNuKz88" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Matt Kibbe, President of Freedomworks, discussed the new political landscape where libertarian ideas have a strong voice. This interview was recorded at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/P8Vf_0fskBk" height="1" ...
At the 2015 International Students for Liberty Conference, former Texas Congressman Ron Paul discussed his optimism about the future of the liberty movement, the President's demands for more war powers and the growing movement to audit the Federal Reserve.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/IqpgKUI4tXk" ...
It's not clear what need VIPR teams fill since they have no record of success and routinely violate Americans' rights. Patrick Eddington comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/o1fdlclpwe0" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The President wants Congress to give him additional powers to go after the Islamic State, but it's not clear how the President's draft resolution would limit executive power to wage war globally for several years. Gene Healy comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/jUhI4TgYt28" ...
Is socialism morally superior to other systems of political economy, even if it faces practical difficulties? James Otteson discusses that claim among others in his new book, The End of Socialism.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/Q6YrhBswBTw" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Libertarianism — the philosophy of personal and economic freedom — has deep roots in Western civilization and in American history, and it’s growing stronger. Cato Institute Executive Vice President David Boaz talks about the renewed appetite for smaller government and more freedom.

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With low crime rates, prospects are good for serious criminal justice reform - at least at the state level - in 2015. Tim Lynch comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/xMGJVtIq36o" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
States could play a key role in diffusing the tense immigration debate in Washington. Alex Nowrasteh explains.

Cato Policy Forum: State-Based Visas: A Federalist Approach to Immigration Reform
Policy Analysis: State-Based Visas: A Federalist Approach to Reforming U.S. Immigration Policy<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/PSezdUqOvL8" ...
The President once suggested that spending caps he signed into law shouldn't be thrown away. He has apparently changed his mind. Ben Friedman comments on the President's big spending plans at the Pentagon.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/_4EOIDFyA0A" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
As Obamacare heads back to the Supreme Court, Jonathan Adler explains everything you need to know ahead of the March 4 oral argument.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/dMGpL1Wc1jY" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Republicans seem more likely to give President Obama trade promotion authority. Dan Ikenson says that's good news.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/6uEu36k85ZU" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Should free trade agreements contain provisions punishing countries for how they value their currencies? Dan Pearson comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/6U0IMM2cIck" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The cataloging and archiving of your travel details is more widespread than previously believed. Adam Bates explains.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/4MVXyq84kgo" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Marco Rubio is going one step beyond even people who want to reauthorize domestic surveillance authorities under the Patriot Act. He wants to make those powers permanent. Julian Sanchez evaluates Rubio's claims.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/d2CfJEqet1I" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for Attorney General, doesn't appear to draw much of a distinction between civil and criminal asset forfeiture. Adam Bates says that's a big problem.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/mkFNmw5tCpI" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
2015 may end up as another "Year of School Choice." Jason Bedrick discusses the possible reforms.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/qTmWvlEGE_E" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
How does the Granite State do education reform? Charles Arlinghaus of the Josiah Bartlett Center in New Hampshire discusses scholarship tax credits, which allow low-income parents to send their children to a new school.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/UYUFLVKeKaE" height="1" width="1" ...
Fixing Dodd-Frank won't be achieved by nibbling around the edges of reform. Mark Calabria discusses the deeper problems in the 2010 financial reform law.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/6N6d1Fns0v8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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