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The Mueller Report

The Mueller Report

March 27, 2019

Richard Epstein parses the conclusions of the Mueller report, the implications for the Trump Administration, and whether the investigation justified the resulting political dislocations.

In Defense of the Electoral College

In Defense of the Electoral College

March 22, 2019

Richard Epstein explains how the Electoral College has morphed from the Founding Fathers’ intent — but why it is still the best way to pick a president.

Anti-Semitism on the Left

Anti-Semitism on the Left

March 15, 2019

Richard Epstein grapples with a new wave of anti-semitism on the left, and explains why progressive notions of ‘tolerance’ often undermine pluralism.

Rent Control, Housing, and Economics

Rent Control, Housing, and Economics

March 7, 2019

Richard Epstein looks at the resurgent popularity of rent control, explains the factors driving high housing prices in some of America’s largest metropolitan areas, and explains the economic, legal, and regulatory possibilities for bringing costs down.

Green Book, Race, and Politics

Green Book, Race, and Politics

March 1, 2019
Richard Epstein uses the controversy over Green Book's best picture win to discuss how racial tension in America has become completely unmoored from the reality on the ground.