Cato Audio
Cato Audio
Cato Institute
Every month, CatoAudio puts you right in the middle of important policy debates in Washington. Through highlights from the Cato Institute’s dynamic Policy Forums, speeches, debates, and conferences, you can listen to in-depth discussions from well-known political leaders, authors, political experts, pundits, journalists, and other nationally respected scholars. See for privacy and opt-out information.
October 2020
1. Introduction: Caleb O. Brown 2. Cato Audio Roundtable: Ryan Bourne, Gene Healy, and Jeffrey A. Singer M.D. on the new Pandemics and Policy Series 3. Julian Sanchez on the NSA Metadata Program Being Ruled Unconstitutional 4. Thomas A. Firey on Masks, Mandates, and Tradeoffs During COVID-19 5. J.D. Tuccille on Likelihood of a Contested 2020 Election Outcome See for privacy and opt-out information.
Oct 1
1 hr 12 min
September 2020
1. Introduction: Caleb O. Brown 2. Cato Audio Roundtable: Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus on the Cato SCOTUS Review 3. Simone Weichselbaum and Patrick Jaicomo on how Federal Task Forces Reduce Police Accountability 4. Nolan Gray on Housing Regulation and “Destroying the Suburbs” 5. John Glaser on the Decidedly Interventionist Foreign Policy of Joe Biden See for privacy and opt-out information.
Sep 1
1 hr 4 min
August 2020
1. Introduction: Caleb O. Brown2. Cato Audio Roundtable: Colin Grabow and Dan Ikenson on 100 years of the Jones Act3. Bruce Yandle on unprecedented quirks in economic data thanks to COVID-194. Radley Balko on cops, reporters, and the “exonerative tense”5. Colorado State Representative Leslie Herod on Colorado ending qualified immunity See for privacy and opt-out information.
Aug 3
1 hr 12 min
July 2020
Introduction: Caleb O. BrownClark Neily and Jay Schweikert on kicking Qualified Immunity down the roadWalter Olson on the reality of militarized cops (2014) Fabio Rojas on protest movements that get things done Mustafa Akyol on lessons from Gezi Park protests for AmericansMatthew Feeney explains “What is Section 230?”Emily Chamlee-Wright on what Fall 2020 should look like on college campuses See for privacy and opt-out information.
Jul 1
1 hr 13 min
June 2020
1.Introduction: Caleb O. Brown2. Clark Neily and Jay Schweikert with Caleb O. Brown on qualified immunity at the Supreme Court 3.  Terence Kealey with Caleb O. Brown on the role of science in a pandemic 4. Jeffrey A. Singer with Caleb O. Brown on the right to test for COVID-19 5. Christopher A. Preble with Caleb O. Brown on threat perception post-pandemic 6. Jonathan H. Adler on Marijuana Federalism 7. John Cochrane on the economics of pandemic lockdowns  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Jun 1
56 min
May 2020
1. Introduction: Caleb O. Brown2. Jonah Norberg on Sweden's pandemic response3. Alex Nowrasteh on noble lies and COVID-194. Angela Erickson on certificate of need laws5. Kerry McDonald on the future of homeschooling6. Will Rinehart on FDA failure and barriers to testing7. William Yeatman on oversight for stimulus spending8. Eric Gomez on China's confused coronavirus response See for privacy and opt-out information.
May 2
58 min
April 2020
1. Introduction2. William Yeatman on regulations that were never needed3. Simon Lester on trade and cooperation in a pandemic4. Patrick G. Eddington on civil liberties in an emergency5. Diego Zuluaga on liquidity and insolvency in the crisis6. Ryan Bourne on the nature of a pandemic recession7. Michael F. Cannon on how the FDA blocked testing See for privacy and opt-out information.
Apr 1
59 min
March 2020
1.Introduction2. Jay Schweikert with Caleb O. Brown on Michigan v. Wood3. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams on syringe programs and addiction stigma4. Terence Kealy on Scientocracy5. Ted Galen Carpenter on NATO: The Dangerous Dinosaur6. Michael Tanner on the Project on Poverty and Inequality in California See for privacy and opt-out information.
Mar 3
1 hr 2 min
February 2020
February 2020 featuring Andrew C. Forrester, Alex Nowrasteh, Caleb O. Brown, Stefanie Haeffele, Weihuan Zhou, Greg Nojeim, Chip Gibbons See for privacy and opt-out information.
Feb 5
1 hr 8 min
January 2020
January 2020 featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Andrew C. Forrester, Caleb O. Brown, Sen. Rand Paul, Sir Paul Tucker, Leszek Balcerowicz, Keith E. Whittington See for privacy and opt-out information.
Jan 3
48 min
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