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Foreign Policy, Global Warming, and the Pope

Foreign Policy, Global Warming, and the Pope

September 30, 2015

Richard Epstein looks at the pronouncements Pope Francis made on Syria, climate change, and organ donations during his recent visit to the United States. (Playing time: 22:00)

Trump and Taxes

Trump and Taxes

September 23, 2015

Richard Epstein reacts to Donald Trump’s broadside against the hedge fund industry, explores the controversy around carried interest, and examines the merits of various proposals for tax reform. (Playing time: 18:36)

US Global Leadership and the Refugee Crisis

US Global Leadership and the Refugee Crisis

September 16, 2015

Richard Epstein looks at how the shortcomings of the Obama administration’s foreign policy have fueled the refugee crisis that’s left Europe reeling. (Playing time: 16:41)

The Libertarian’s Guide to Clean Water

The Libertarian’s Guide to Clean Water

September 10, 2015

Richard Epstein looks at the tangled legal history of the Clean Water Act — and the continued excesses of the EPA — and explains how to construct an alternative consonant with classical liberal principles. (Playing time: 18:01)

Birthright Citizenship and Immigration

Birthright Citizenship and Immigration

September 2, 2015

Richard Epstein looks at the controversy over whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that children of illegal immigrants become US citizens. (Playing time: 18:52)