Libertarian
The Behaviorist Temptation

The Behaviorist Temptation

April 26, 2018

Ten years after the release of Nudge, the volume that popularized behavioral economics, Richard Epstein considers the shortcomings of the behaviorist school and the concept of “libertarian paternalism.” (Playing time: 20:26)

The Economics of Amazon

The Economics of Amazon

April 19, 2018

Richard Epstein parses President Trump’s economic criticisms of Amazon — and examines a Supreme Court case that will determine how online retailers pay taxes. (Playing time: 17:16)

The Cohen Raid

The Cohen Raid

April 11, 2018

Richard Epstein breaks down the legal rationales that may — or may not — have justified the FBI raid on Donald Trump’s personal lawyer. He also examines the broader trajectory of the Mueller investigation. Whose job is in more danger: Mueller’s or Trump’s? (Playing time: 21:10)

The Unintended Consequences of Anti-Discrimination Laws

The Unintended Consequences of Anti-Discrimination Laws

April 5, 2018

Richard Epstein discusses the history behind America’s anti-discrimination laws and explains why they’re not well-suited for the modern economy. (Playing time: 20:23)

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