Cato Daily Podcast: Episodes

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="" />
Far from being something Americans should try to wipe out or even merely tolerate, the presence of offensive speech indicates that we live in a free society. It should, therefore, be vigorously protected. Trevor Burrus comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/M3UDux47Apc" ...
Barack Obama's record as a drug warrior is somewhat mixed. At the very least, his record is more mixed than that of his predecessors. Adam Bates comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/2CJJ6b-eXXc" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
How does the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia complicate our foreign policy? Emma Ashford comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/cugYBOu2omE" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Cato Executive Vice President David Boaz answers a few questions about and related to his new book, The Libertarian Mind.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/wP-4yhIzw9Q" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
What stands in the way of jumpstarting the economy? Robert Strom of the Kauffman Foundation offers a few ideas.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/98LJAC-q9N8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Civil disobedience over victimless crimes may be encouraged under an idea by author Charles Murray.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/0n98uhgjHNk" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Are we really spending more and getting less out of the U.S. military? Chris Preble comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/03QR9H9cMXo" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The federal government owns most of the western states, but it's not clear why. Holly Fretwell from the Property and Environment Research Center has analyzed how well states and feds manage western lands.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/Ucw60Bq_aR0" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
If NATO members face such dire threats, why do those countries spend so little on their own defense? Doug Bandow comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/uvj7pP_iamg" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Reputational capital has the potential to revolutionize commerce and development without the heavy hand of government. Max Borders, editor of The Freeman, comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/fUCxdFELlGQ" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
A criminal record can permanently change your life for the worse. James B. Jacobs analyzes the use and abuse of criminal records in his new book, The Eternal Criminal Record.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/sGE7RtjeOG8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Federal provision of "new start funding" for rail transit projects may lead local governments to spend more on shiny new projects and less on maintenance of existing transit. Randal O'Toole comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/kdrKUR7BS6Y" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Jay Cost argues that the United States has turned from a republic into a special interest democracy. His new book is A Republic No More.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/pUV3QhIrBWc" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Economist Antony Davies discusses the "we owe it to ourselves" theory of national debt.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/OQTn0OdqLxE" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Understanding the dynamics of income over time requires more than a few momentary snapshots. Economist Steve Horwitz explains. This interview was recorded at the International Students for Liberty Conference.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/NikHr5W3Hs8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Ending several cabinet-level departments would barely register in "flyover America." So says Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/qOg2gaSzF1s" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Calls for monetary reform have re-emerged, centered around the debate over creating constitutional provisions that empower government vs. provisions that prohibit the government interference with money. Lawrence H. White discusses his new book, Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/HRB2_3A5Xbo" ...
The Maduro regime in Venezuela has taken additional steps to stifle speech and cow its opponents. Ian Vasquez comments.<img src="http://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="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/DfauwNuKz88" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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