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How Ronald Reagan Dealt With Unions

How Ronald Reagan Dealt With Unions

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.

The Case That Could Overturn Roe v. Wade

The Case That Could Overturn Roe v. Wade

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.

Was Big Tech’s Censorship of Trump Unconstitutional?

Was Big Tech’s Censorship of Trump Unconstitutional?

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.

Climate Change and the SEC

Climate Change and the SEC

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.

Billionaires and the Taxes They (Don’t) Pay

Billionaires and the Taxes They (Don’t) Pay

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.

The ACLU’s Free Speech Problem

The ACLU’s Free Speech Problem

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.

Global Corporate Tax Rates

Global Corporate Tax Rates

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.

Abortion and the Supreme Court: A History

Abortion and the Supreme Court: A History

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.

Conflict in the Middle East

Conflict in the Middle East

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.”

The Post-Pandemic Economy

The Post-Pandemic Economy

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.

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