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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.

Vaccines, Public Health, and Intellectual Property

Vaccines, Public Health, and Intellectual Property

May 6, 2021

Richard Epstein dissects the recent proposal to remove patent protection for COVID vaccines as a way to make them more affordable for the developing world — and explains why the patent system is one of the most underappreciated sources of American dynamism.

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