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The Biden Assault On Economic Freedom And Prosperity

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, October 21, 2021

The efforts promise massively higher spending, taxes, and regulation, along with harmful disincentives.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Yes, Virginia, There Is . . . An Election

interview with David Brady, Douglas Rivers, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Why some progressive columnists are forecasting a Democratic congressional wipeout next year.

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The Libertarian Podcast: Check Your Executive Privilege: Trump And Bannon’s Legal Strategy And The 1/6 Commission

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

How far does executive privilege extend to Trump’s records relating to the January 6th attack on the Capitol Building?

Analysis and Commentary

Biden’s Big Government Window Has Closed

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

President Joe Biden’s mantra has been "go big or go home." Biden has proposed spending trillions of dollars on COVID relief, infrastructure, and new social programs. On the heels of the pandemic, it appeared that Biden and his fellow Democrats had a window of opportunity to dramatically expand the size and role of the federal government. They saw a chance to cut a 21st century New Deal.

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The Libertarian Podcast: The Federal Vs. State Vaccine Mandate Showdown

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, October 15, 2021

Texas is moving to prevent vaccine mandates while President Biden is moving to make them a reality. Who will prevail?

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The Banking Sector In Lebanon And The Roots Of Corruption

interview with Alain Bifani, Russell A. Bermanvia The Caravan Notebook
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with Alain Bifani, former Director General of the Lebanese Ministry of Finance.

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The Biden Administration Needs To Up Its Game On Public Diplomacy

by Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Monday, October 11, 2021

I participate in a lot of discussions with foreigners about U.S. foreign policy, and I’m struck by how often people around the world are asking me to explain what the Biden administration is up to. Ukrainians want to know why President Biden supports the completion of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Germany and Russia. Chinese citizens wonder why Biden has not lifted tariffs put in place by the Trump administration. Afghans, as well as many others around the world, still cannot make sense of the timetable behind the U.S. withdrawal from their country. These are just a few examples.

PoliticsAnalysis and Commentary

Woke Isn’t Broke—And The Recall Didn’t Change Newsom

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 7, 2021

One way to understand the ebb and flow of politics in Sacramento is by dividing the year into quarters.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Will The Conservative Majority Hold?

interview with John Yoo, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The legality of vaccine mandates, the Supreme Court’s likely moves on abortion, gun restriction, and religious education in what might be a landmark session.

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Grumpy Economist: What’s In The Reconciliation Bill? A Conversation With Casey Mulligan

interview with Casey B. Mulliganvia The Grumpy Economist | A Podcast with John H. Cochrane
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The  incentives and disincentives in the reconciliation bill.

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