Cato Daily Podcast: Episodes

The rise of Africa's economy will hinge on domestic governance reforms and free trade, not continued government aid. Dalibor Rohac comments on the President's summit with African leaders.

Sustaining the Economic Rise of Africa, Economic Development Bulletin (No. 22)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/duzH24zCImI" ...
The impact of climate change will be easier to handle in a wealthier world. So how much global GDP be devoted to the problem? Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/OvFZ-Y01254" height="1" width="1" />
U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) discusses federal regulation of hemp, polling on marijuana reform, reasserting the Second Amendment in D.C. and the legislative effort to curtail the National Security Agency's sweeping data collection practices.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/6PO39JVahM0" ...
Civil asset forfeiture turns "innocent until proven guilty" on its head. It rewards predatory policing and perverts law enforcement priorities. Scott Bullock of the Institute for Justice talks about reform efforts.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/XDJjiIVp-y0" height="1" width="1" />
By what authority in the Constitution does the federal Drug War exist? Roger Pilon has an answer.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/O8PXBhwvUEo" height="1" width="1" />
A federal judge in the case of Palmer v. D.C. has ruled that the District of Columbia's complete ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional. Alan Gura is the attorney on the case.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/0-jPFlwvRlc" height="1" width="1" />
Occupational licensing boards demand that hair braiders either spend thousands of dollars and hours to become cosmetologists or be put out of business. Paul Avelar with the Institute for Justice is challenging those requirements.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/av13cRtoyWM" ...
Policy arguments over immigration focus almost solely on those who arrive illegally. What's the right number of legal immigrants? Tim Kane of the Hoover Institution put that question to a group of scholars.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/xJ6olzRy9aE" height="1" width="1" />
Sentencing reforms approved by the U.S. Sentencing Commission will become retroactive, affecting tens of thousands of prisoners. Molly Gill of Families Against Mandatory Minimums comments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/QbPWWim1CLk" height="1" width="1" />
A win for the plaintiffs in the case of Halbig v. Burwell would free a quarter million employers and 57 million workers from ObamaCare mandates. Michael F. Cannon explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/bg5SNF-maWw" height="1" width="1" />
Even some fans of national education standards no longer support Common Core. Neal McCluskey, author of Feds in the Classroom, offers his thoughts.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/JzjbVsFZi0Q" height="1" width="1" />
The Federal Reserve has assumed new powers in recent years. At the agency's 100th anniversary, Mark Calabria evaluates the calls for reining in the Fed.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoDailyPodcast/~4/3w-e6X5LllM" height="1" width="1" />
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" ...
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