September 19, 2020
In their new book, Law and Leviathan: Redeeming the Administrative State, Harvard Law professors Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule mount a defense of the federal government’s maze of policymaking agencies and departments — institutions that many critics say operate outside of the nation’s constitutional architecture and any meaningful democratic controls.
Earlier this year, Professor Epstein released his own book, The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law
, making precisely the opposite case. Tune in as Professor Epstein explains the differences between the two sides and explains what an effective, constitutionally-constrained administrative state would look like.
September 10, 2020
Richard Epstein explains the economic problems inherent to organized labor, describes how public policy has locked them into place, and cautions against the strand of conservative populism that aims to develop an alternative union model for the 21st century.
September 2, 2020
Richard Epstein examines the case for whether “institutional racism” really exists in America, describes how authorities should react when protests devolve into violence, and reflects on whether Americans can reverse the last few years’ decline in race relations.