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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?

Matters of Policy & Politics
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: The Little Dutch Boy

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 14, 2021

What this year’s legislative batch of bills says about the Golden State.

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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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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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Private Data/Public Regulation

by Barry Friedmanvia Aegis Paper Series
Monday, October 4, 2021

This article argues that, as a matter of constitutional law, government agencies that engage in policing cannot collect digital data, particularly about individuals for whom there is no suspicion of wrongdoing, without a sufficient regulatory scheme in place. A sufficient regulatory scheme justifies collection, achieves a public end, and has adequate protections for individual rights. Unauthorized and unregulated bulk digital collection of surveillance data simply may not occur.


The Debt Limit Can Save Us

by Kevin Hassettvia National Review
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

How congressional Republicans can use the debt-limit vote to push meaningful reform

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: School Re-Openings – Following The Political Science

interview with Michael T. Hartneyvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The ascent of teachers’ unions and the role that unions played during the past year’s school-reopening drama.

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GoodFellows: Papier-Mâché Tiger

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMastervia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

America’s inability to adequately game-plan and execute a clean withdrawal from Afghanistan brings into question the foresight and competency of the nation’s political and foreign policy establishment. Hoover Institution senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss what went wrong in Kabul, the harm done to US prestige, and whether the image of a weakened America at odds with its NATO allies opens the door to Chinese and Russian aggression.


If Biden Were A Republican, Dems In Congress Would Have Impeached Him. They Should

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Sunday, August 22, 2021

Biden keeps repeating that he was bound by Trump’s planned withdrawal. Really?


The Flurry Of Civic Education Bills In State Legislatures Is Not The Real Solution

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

To read the headlines, you would think all state legislatures are doing is passing voting rights laws. But look again and you’ll find that some 34 states have been considering 88 bills concerning civic education.