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New surveys indicate that ObamaCare has lowered the rate of uninsured Americans, but what does that mean in terms of quality of care and the full price tag? Michael Tanner comments<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/Eyy7dof9x3o" height="1" width="1" />
The interventionist wing of the GOP is picking on Rand Paul's less-than-interventionist foreign policy. Justin Logan weighs in.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/PhJzXuT8S1M" height="1" width="1" />
Alex Nowrasteh argues that the "unaccompanied minors" crisis on our southern border calls for providing legal status to workers already in the United States illegally.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/xG1bQJZU3W0" height="1" width="1" />
Snowpiercer is effectively a film about the state versus the oppressed, according to John Samples, vice president and publisher at the Cato Institute.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/_sTtB_f6FE4" height="1" width="1" />
Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) believes that law enforcement routinely stretches its mandate to the breaking point and often goes beyond. He says President Obama's former Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, should be investigated for lying to Congress<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/uN5VnJBM6TA" ...
To what extent should government-subsidized home health workers be compelled to support unions? Walter Olson reviews the Supreme Court's ruling.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/PvXWRZirmVU" height="1" width="1" />
Aereo lost at the high court, which raises new questions about how innovation can occur within and around our current system of copyright. Julian Sanchez comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/Gawl4M46vOY" height="1" width="1" />
In his recent work on the greening of our planet, Matt Ridley discovered something interesting: likely scenarios in which humans contribute more to climate change (according to the IPCC) are the same ones in which incomes grow more slowly.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/6VnF9SD6maY" ...
The Export-Import Bank is a federal agency that subsidizes the financing of U.S. exports, but the need for such a government agency has always been doubtful. Columnist Tim Carney explains why the arguments for keeping the bank don't stand up to scrutiny.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/RWDwAbXAqr4" ...
Crony capitalism, corporate welfare or corporatism. Whatever you call it, Ralph Nader believes he can assemble a coalition to end it. In his new book, Unstoppable, he tries to signal to libertarians, conservatives and progressives that there is broad agreement on protecting civil liberties, preventing ...
Pay no attention to the hype. Today’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby is a narrow and fully justified application of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) to closely held, for-profit corporations. Trevor Burrus explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/u8sHNnvuYXI" ...
Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century provides a wealth of data, but the book's underlying assumptions may complicate its policy prescriptions, according to Don Boudreaux.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/lyZuG-4CTVc" height="1" width="1" />
Will proposed EPA rules actually harm coal-producing states? The evidence isn't clear, says Peter Van Doren, editor of Regulation Magazine.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/ir4GFy1iPXM" height="1" width="1" />
In its ruling today in Riley v. California, the Supreme Court unanimously established a clear new rule for police-citizen interaction: The police can’t, without a warrant, search the digital information on cell phones they seize from people they arrest. Ilya Shapiro comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/bae9K5dHNrM" ...
The return to a stable dollar may take some time, but it's critical for the global economy, says author and publisher Steve Forbes.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/pOXfHFRwcSY" height="1" width="1" />
Dick Cheney and John Bolton would prefer that Americans not examine the decade of the Iraq War, but understanding those errors will help the U.S. choose its fights more carefully. Chris Preble comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/zcOxUFu0aYI" height="1" width="1" />
The Export-Import Bank supplants private sector activity. It actively subsidizes mostly massive and profitable companies, and it often facilitates harm to downstream domestic producers. Dan Ikenson makes the case for ending the Ex-Im Bank.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/HLOSKJoxmIA" ...
The loss of the Redskins trademark may have broader implications than money. Walter Olson discusses the range of possible issues with tossing out trademarks as disparagement.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/VB0P5PwIpYg" height="1" width="1" />
When Hillary Clinton is asked about going to war, she's almost always in favor of it. Cato Institute vice president Gene Healy evaluates Clinton's war record.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/RmRCJX9BFjc" height="1" width="1" />
The President is considering new military action in Iraq as that country's stability is tested. Benjamin H. Friedman argues that many advocates for military action in Iraq are using "sunk costs logic" that the past error in Iraq now justifies further investment.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/wyH_SaVvH0Q" ...
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