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Hoover Institution: The Libertarian

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United States

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The Hoover Institution is a public-policy research center devoted to the advanced study of politics, economics, and political economy — both domestic and foreign — as well as international affairs.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Accidental Libertarian

9/8/2017
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Richard Epstein traces the origins and evolution of his libertarian thinking over a half-century in the spotlight. (Playing time: 31:13)

Duration: 00:31:13


The Arpaio Pardon

8/29/2017
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Richard Epstein explores the history of the president's pardon power and examines whether former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was a worthy recipient of executive mercy. (Playing time: 17:56)

Duration: 00:17:56


Afghanistan and the Trump Foreign Policy

8/25/2017
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Richard Epstein analyzes President Trump's new plan for Afghanistan, the threat from North Korea, and how the US should respond to trade tensions with China. (Playing time: 18:39)

Duration: 00:18:39


Showdown in Charlottesville

8/17/2017
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In the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville, Richard Epstein looks at the limits on government power to restrict inflammatory speech, considers Donald Trump's rhetorical response to the protests, and weighs in on whether confederate monuments should start coming down. (Playing time: 16:46)

Duration: 00:16:46


The Google Controversy

8/10/2017
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Richard Epstein responds to the controversy around Google's decision to fire an employee for a memo criticizing the company's diversity policy. (Playing time: 23:00)

Duration: 00:23:00


No Exit from Obamacare?

8/3/2017
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Richard Epstein looks at the virtues and vices of the failed congressional plans to repeal and replace Obamacare, explains what comes next, and lays out what meaningful free market reform would look like. (Playing time: 18:51)

Duration: 00:18:51


Trump, Sessions, and the Pardon Power

7/28/2017
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Richard Epstein examines the most recent legal questions to emerge from the Trump White House: Could the president pardon himself? Was Jeff Sessions right to recuse himself from the Russia investigation? And could Donald Trump remove Robert Mueller as special counsel? (Playing time: 18:08)

Duration: 00:18:08


Buy American?

7/18/2017
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Richard Epstein reacts to the Trump Administration's exhortations to "buy American" and tackles common misperceptions about international trade, NAFTA, trade deficits, and manufacturing. (Playing time: 18:22)

Duration: 00:18:22