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The Cato Daily Podcast allows experts and scholars affiliated with the Cato Institute to comment on relevant news in a conversational, informal manner. By presenting issues in a concise and engaging way, the podcast invites listeners to rethink their assumptions about liberty and the proper role of government.

The Cato Daily Podcast allows experts and scholars affiliated with the Cato Institute to comment on relevant news in a conversational, informal manner. By presenting issues in a concise and engaging way, the podcast invites listeners to rethink their assumptions about liberty and the proper role of government.
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The Cato Daily Podcast allows experts and scholars affiliated with the Cato Institute to comment on relevant news in a conversational, informal manner. By presenting issues in a concise and engaging way, the podcast invites listeners to rethink their assumptions about liberty and the proper role of government.

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Episodes

Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission

4/24/2018
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Administrative law judges tend to work in obscurity. In Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the proper role of these administrators is squarely before the U.S. Supreme Court. Andrew M. Grossman comments.

Duration:00:13:28

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: It’s Still Unaccountable

4/23/2018
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is still a bureaucracy that is not accountable to Congress, and largely unaccountable to the President. Mick Mulvaney made that point before Congress. Cato's Diego Zuluaga discusses Mulvaney's appearance.

Duration:00:11:08

Little Pink House and Kelo

4/21/2018
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The story of& Kelo v. City of New London is now in theaters in Little Pink House. Scott Bullock argued the case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Courtney Balaker directed the film, which is now in theaters.

Duration:00:22:28

Cannabis Prohibition’s Waning Days

4/20/2018
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The President has quietly endorsed an end to federal interference in legal-cannabis states, former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner joins the cannabis industry, and the FDA is seeking input from the public on the plant. Trevor Burrus comments on the accelerating change of cannabis policy.

Duration:00:20:36

"Void for Vagueness" Returns in Sessions v. Dimaya

4/19/2018
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When lawmakers hand to judges the power to determine the scope of a law, something has gone wrong. Clark Neily discusses the recently decided case of Sessions v. Dimaya.

Duration:00:11:53

Repeal, Don’t Replace, Trump’s War Powers

4/18/2018
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The Constitution is supposed to make it difficult for a President to take the U.S. to war. Why would Congress want to make it easier? Gene Healy and John Glaser comment.

Duration:00:12:08

Extreme Vetting of Immigrants: Estimating Terrorism Vetting Failures

4/17/2018
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In his new Cato Institute paper, David Bier details what works and doesn't in keeping likely terrorists out of the United States.

Duration:00:13:37

The Bias to Action and Airstrikes on Syria

4/16/2018
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The pull to "do something" about Syria is one that the current President did not resist, despite his warnings for years about the folly of engaging more directly in the Syrian conflict. Emma Ashford comments.

Duration:00:08:43

Public Opinion and Counterterrorism Policy

4/13/2018
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Why is the public so fearful about terrorism more than a decade after 9/11? John Mueller is coauthor of a new Cato paper, "Public Opinion and Counterterrorism Policy."

Duration:00:17:08

FOSTA and the Federal Seizure of Backpage.com

4/12/2018
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A new law that's supposed to crack down on sex trafficking will likely make sex work less safe and compel internet forums to shut down or spy on their users. Elizabeth Nolan Brown of Reason comments.

Duration:00:18:37

Attorney-Client Privilege, Prosecutorial Accountability, and Overcriminalization

4/11/2018
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The invasion of the relationship between client and attorney is a very big deal indeed, and should be reserved for only the most special cases. Clark Neily comments on the case of the president of the United States and his personal attorney.

Duration:00:06:53

Checkpoint America: Monitoring The Constitution Free Zone

4/11/2018
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Checkpoint America is a new website launched by the Cato Institute to detail the implications of a "Constitution-free zone" along the U.S. border. Patrick Eddington explains.

Duration:00:13:11

Congress Whiffs on Curbing Civil Forfeiture

4/10/2018
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When Congress passed that big spending plan, an anticipated reform to civil forfeiture had been curiously abandoned. Darpana Sheth of the Institute for Justice comments.

Duration:00:11:36

POTUS Lacks Authority to Strike in Syrian Quagmire

4/9/2018
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The President lacks the authority necessary to undertake hostilities in the Syrian conflict. John Glaser explains.

Duration:00:12:48

Nobody Wins a Trade War

4/6/2018
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Proposed tariffs are the responses that both China and the United States have chosen as the battle lines are being drawn in this trade war. Simon Lester and Inu Manak comment.

Duration:00:10:04

From Statutes to Regulations to Guidance to Confusion

4/5/2018
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Congressional action often leaves regulatory agencies a wide berth under which to issue rules, but sometimes those rules are less than clear. And the guidance to clarify those rules creates its own problems. Walter Olson comments.

Duration:00:11:32

Is Cryptocurrency Its Own Asset Class?

4/3/2018
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The "initial coin offering" has taken on the look and feel of an "initial public offering" for equity investors. Are cryptocurrencies equities or commodities? Are they something different entirely? Diego Zuluaga comments.

Duration:00:16:59

Cambridge Analytica and the Trump Campaign

4/2/2018
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Will regulation follow the revelations surrounding Cambridge Analytica's acquisition and use of Facebook data? Walter Olson and Julian Sanchez comment.

Duration:00:21:53

A Big-Spending, Big-Borrowing Week in Washington

3/31/2018
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Is there any way out of the federal spending binge? Jonathan Bydlak is creator of SpendingTracker.org.

Duration:00:14:17

Serious Proposals to Reduce Gun Deaths

3/29/2018
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If lawmakers want to get serious about reducing gun deaths, the War on Drugs and suicide are the best places to start. Trevor Burrus evaluates the proposals from those who march against gun violence.

Duration:00:19:27

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