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Hoover Institution: The Libertarian

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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.

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.
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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.

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English


Episodes

Privacy Rights in the Digital Age

12/14/2017
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Richard Epstein examines Carpenter v. United States, a Supreme Court case testing the limits of the government's ability to engage in digital surveillance, and explains the ideal balance between liberty and security. (Playing time: 19:20)

Duration: 00:19:20


Michael Flynn, Donald Trump, and the Russia Investigation

12/5/2017
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Richard Epstein considers what Michael Flynn's recent guilty plea means for President Trump and his administration, rebutting many of the misleading claims that have emerged in recent press coverage. (Playing time: 19:44)

Duration: 00:19:44


AT&T, Time Warner, and Antitrust

11/21/2017
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Richard Epstein looks at the law -- and economics -- of the Justice Department's efforts to block AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner. (Playing time: 17:59)

Duration: 00:17:59


Another Special Counsel?

11/15/2017
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Richard Epstein responds to suggestions that the Justice Department may appoint a special prosecutor to probe corruption allegations around Hillary Clinton. Also on the docket: exactly how independent of presidential prerogative should attorneys general be? Is it time for Jeff Sessions to step aside? And are the legal suspicions around both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton evidence of a decline in America's leadership class -- or proof that, for all its flaws, the system still works?...

Duration: 00:22:02


Analyzing the GOP Tax Plan

11/9/2017
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Richard Epstein reacts to the tax plan released by congressional Republicans and explains what steps are most essential for jumpstarting economic growth. (Playing time: 19:08)

Duration: 00:19:08


Manafort and the Russia Controversy

11/1/2017
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Richard Epstein reacts to the indictments brought against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, as well as to a guilty plea from former Trump aide George Papadopoulos. (Playing time: 16:44)

Duration: 00:16:44


Whither NAFTA?

10/30/2017
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Richard Epstein responds to the Trump Administration's proposals for revising NAFTA, answers some frequent criticisms of free trade, and explains whether a legal challenge to a NAFTA withdrawal would hold up in court. (Playing time: 18:45)

Duration: 00:18:45


Trump's Health Care Triumph

10/19/2017
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Richard Epstein explains the contents of President Trump's new executive order on healthcare, explores the controversy around a White House proposal to cut subsidies to insurers, and explains why conservatives who fretted about President Obama's use of executive orders shouldn't be bothered by this exercise of executive power. (Playing time: 19:54)

Duration: 00:19:54


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


Religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court

7/6/2017
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Richard Epstein looks at a recent Supreme Court ruling that could have major implications for when and how religious institutions can access public money. (Playing time: 19:17)

Duration: 00:19:17


Salvaging Health Care Reform

6/28/2017
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Richard Epstein looks at the policy changes that would most effectively cure what ails American health care -- and responds to progressives calling for the adoption of a single-payer system. (Playing time: 20:26)

Duration: 00:20:26


An End to Gerrymandering?

6/21/2017
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Richard Epstein looks at a case challenging gerrymandering in Wisconsin, which the Supreme Court has agreed to hear in its upcoming term. Because the Court has never previously struck down a redistricting plan on the basis of partisan bias, the ruling to come could be a watershed. (Playing time: 16:00)

Duration: 00:16:00


Untangling the Russia Investigation

6/15/2017
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Richard Epstein analyzes the latest developments surrounding the Trump Administration and the investigation into its potential ties to Russia. (Playing time: 20:33)

Duration: 00:20:33


The Basket Case States

6/6/2017
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Richard Epstein charts the decline of Illinois -- along with similarly situated states like Connecticut and California -- and demonstrates how bad public policy can drive states into an economic death spiral. (Playing time: 16:25)

Duration: 00:16:25


Forget Paris?

6/1/2017
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Criticizing both the science and the economics, Richard Epstein makes the case for withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change. (Playing time: 17:35)

Duration: 00:17:35


The Trump Allegations

5/17/2017
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Richard Epstein looks at the political and legal fallout from allegations that President Trump may have disclosed classified information to Russian diplomats, and that he may have had an improper conversation with then FBI Director Jim Comey. (Playing time: 16:58)

Duration: 00:16:58


Trump Fires Comey

5/10/2017
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Richard Epstein reacts to the news that Jim Comey has been fired as FBI director, grapples with the ensuing criticisms of the Trump Administration, and looks back at Comey's legacy as head of the Bureau. (Playing time: 17:57)

Duration: 00:17:57

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