December 14, 2018
Richard Epstein considers a trio of European controversies — the UK’s struggle with Brexit, the fuel tax protests in France, and the backlash to immigration in Germany — and analyzes what it means for the future of Europe.
December 7, 2018
Richard Epstein warns against the dangers of the president bullying private business, explains how attempts to help the working class could backfire, and cautions against the Trump Administration’s use of tariffs.
November 29, 2018
Richard Epstein examines the state of campaign finance law, explains why disclosure laws may no longer be the remedy they were once thought to be, and responds to proposals aimed at getting money out of politics.
November 15, 2018
Richard Epstein explains the economic rationale for school choice and considers the successes of the charter school sector.
November 7, 2018
Richard Epstein parses the argument that birthright citizenship is guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment, considers President Trump’s efforts to undo it by executive order, and lays out the principles that should guide immigration policy.
October 30, 2018
Richard Epstein examines the newly fashionable calls for “democratic socialism” in America, and explains what the effects of such an agenda would look like.
October 17, 2018
Richard Epstein sheds light on the scientific and economic shortcomings of a new climate change report from the UN.
October 10, 2018
Richard Epstein describes the pathologies of the modern administrative state, explores their historical genesis, and explains how the newest members of the Supreme Court may rein in the executive branch.
October 2, 2018
Richard Epstein examines the weaknesses of a new California law that requires a minimum number of women on corporate boards, and considers the dangers that accompany government-dictated diversity.
September 21, 2018
Richard Epstein examines the allegations made against Brett Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford.