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What happens after so-called right-to-work legislation passes? Joe Lehman of the Mackinac Center details the experience in Michigan.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/pEuXNaOI8jE" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Conservatives broadly believe in law and order, but the death penalty as an institution has clearly failed. Marc Hyden with Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty says it's time for government-run executions to end.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/KiygZCf89d4" height="1" ...
The public broadly wants to shift the power to make key political decisions away from the federal government to state governments. John Samples discusses the public's developing appetite for federalism.

Public Attitudes toward Federalism: The Public's Preference for Renewed Federalism<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/IUnhdoPMau8" ...
We have entered a time where the backdrop for debates about executive power is endless war. Gene Healy comments on the President's assertions of nearly unlimited war powers.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/nsLUnYbRK6o" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
"Disinvitation season" for commencement speakers has become something of a hallmark of the college experience in recent years. Greg Lukianoff of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education explains in his new essay, "Freedom from Speech."<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/dpBjsymwVH8" ...
A judge in Florida has turned back a union challenge to education savings accounts for special needs children. Clint Bolick of the Goldwater Institute comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/p5GTv66cD-c" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Colorado is one of two U.S. states that has relegalized marijuana. How is the experiment going? Jon Caldara of Colorado's Independence Institute comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/wFVtNTndwmA" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Many state pension funds are still in dire financial condition. The case for reform is stronger than ever. Lance Christensen with the Reason Foundation talks about how lawmakers can ask fund managers and actuaries the right questions.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/--P1HGG1kyY" ...
Harsh sentencing laws that gives judges no discretion can effectively destroy whole families. Greg Newburn of Families Against Mandatory Minimums discusses a few recent cases.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/tDGLUYXVYDQ" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The Supreme Court spoke clearly on police searches of cellphones incident to arrest. Jim Harper discusses the twin cases that brought about the ruling.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/ZU44JIX9MxE" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Serious or not, the U.S. Senate leadership's attempt at curbing political speech would have dramatically reduced the range of political debate. Allen Dickerson of the Center for Competitive Politics comments on the failed amendment to the Constitution.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/g0p_wwBTuDk" ...
McCutcheon v. FEC has been maligned and misunderstood. Nadine Strossen sets the record straight on an important First Amendment Supreme Court ruling.

13th Annual Constitution Day<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/rw9fIdLQ6wE" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Cases moving through the courts threaten to undo various occupational licensing regimes. Timothy Sandefur comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/NmnGiuasY2I" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Objections to liberalizing markets in air travel lack genuine merit, according to Kenneth J. Button in a new Cato policy analysis.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/RnHJ1agd_x8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The current discussion about Iraq lacks coherence, according to Justin Logan.



"A New War Can’t Fix What Ails Iraq," by Justin Logan. USA Today (Online).<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/-hLL3ym6vNQ" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
India's long habit of subsidizing industry is harming its prospects for trade and the fortunes of the Indian people. Dan Pearson comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/QHHkt5_I1NQ" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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="//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="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/ETqcPSrCOJ0" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/U38zkm6Adrc" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Scholarship tax credits for education face another legal challenge in Florida. Andrew Coulson talks about the policy and the constitutional argument.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/TCY9a3YE-DM" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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