Cato Daily Podcast: Episodes

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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/UYUFLVKeKaE" height="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="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/6N6d1Fns0v8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Edward Glaeser argues that too little attention is paid to land-use regulation when it comes to promoting economic growth.

From "The Future of U.S. Economic Growth" conference.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/-xobOE1Zy6U" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Does the 14th Amendment require states to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states? Can states prohibit same-sex marriage at all? The Supreme Court will have its say this year. Ilya Shapiro comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/Zn56iEW9hCg" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has halted so-called "equitable sharing" seizures undertaken by federal agencies. Tim Lynch says the move should be just the first step toward ending civil asset forfeiture entirely.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/D95N_YQplz8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Should science and research be considered public goods? Terence Kealey argues on behalf of leaving science to the private sector.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/h1c_hwegOXw" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
How do prosecutors negotiate with corporations when they file charges? Brandon Garrett is author of Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations.Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations (Cato Book Forum)<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/BBUQYFs5BLY" ...
A struggle to cut federal excise taxes on beer again reveals the strange ways we regulate alcohol. Michelle Minton comments.<img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/EkajqrTzWiQ" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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