August 3, 2021
Richard Epstein recounts President Reagan’s handling of the air traffic controller strike of 1981 and offers lessons for future conflicts with other public sector unions.
July 29, 2021
Richard Epstein details the upcoming Supreme Court case that could overturn Roe v. Wade and gives his predictions based on the current composition of the Court.
July 15, 2021
Richard Epstein delves into Trump’s claim that censorship by tech companies violated his First Amendment rights and explains why there’s more to the lawsuit than at first glance.
June 24, 2021
Richard Epstein weighs in on recent moves by the SEC to change financial disclosure requirements regarding climate change and warns against mission creep in regulatory agencies.
June 18, 2021
Richard Epstein addresses the privacy concerns of publishing leaked tax records, breaks down the debate over taxing capital gains, and provides a solution for how to tax the wealthy.
June 10, 2021
Richard Epstein discusses the rise and fall of the ACLU, including its heroic efforts during desegregation and the Civil Rights movement, and its less than heroic metamorphosis into a partisan organization overrun by identity politics.
June 8, 2021
Richard Epstein explains why corporate tax rates in other countries affect companies here in the United States, weighs in on the President Biden’s proposed tax increases, and gives advice for the lonely few who still want to limit government spending.
May 27, 2021
Richard Epstein traces the history of the Supreme Court on abortion, from the day before Roe v. Wade to today, when a new case out of Mississippi raises the prospect that the landmark ruling may be overturned. Also, stay tuned to the end of the podcast for a special announcement.
May 20, 2021
Richard Epstein analyzes the recent outbreak of violence between the Israelis and the Palestinians, the future of American foreign policy in the Middle East, and the viability of Palestinian claims based on the “right of return.”
May 15, 2021
Richard Epstein examines the economic issues coming to the fore with the end of the COVID pandemic: a sluggish labor market, inflation fears, tax increases, and the future of American infrastructure.