Cato Daily Podcast
Cato Daily Podcast
Cato Institute
The Cato Daily Podcast allows Cato Institute scholars and other commenters to discuss relevant news and libertarian thought in a conversational, informal manner. Hosted by Caleb O. Brown. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America's Highest Court
Judicial confirmations are a partisan affair, and that's hard to square with what we expect from judges. Ilya Shapiro elucidates the confirmation process in Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America's Highest Court. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 3
18 min
Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy
How did the U.S. go from skepticism of foreign entanglements to setting the stage for its role as a dominant global power? Stephen Wertheim explains in Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 2
32 min
A Glorious Liberty: Frederick Douglass and the Fight for an Antislavery Constitution
Was the Constitution an anti-slavery document or a “covenant with death”? Damon Root explores the struggle through the eyes of Frederick Douglass in his new book, A Glorious Liberty: Frederick Douglass and the Fight for an Antislavery Constitution. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 26
16 min
Lives of the Stoics: The Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius
Stoicism is built to deliver mental clarity in difficult times. Ryan Holiday is author of Lives of the Stoics: The Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 25
21 min
The Faithless?: The Untold Story of the Electoral College
The Electoral College is still poorly understood. Emily Conrad demystifies the institution in her new book, The Faithless?: The Untold Story of the Electoral College.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 25
22 min
Setting Trumpster Fires in Foreign Policy
The lame duck Trump team appears to be working to stymie the Biden foreign policy agenda. John Glaser explains how. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 22
18 min
Trumpism and Tylerism Revisited
Four years ago, Anthony Comegna argued that President John Tyler offered the greatest parallel to Donald Trump's presidency. As the Trump Administration winds down, Comegna argues that the parallels are as strong as ever. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 19
32 min
Government and Pandemics
Governments have roles to play in a pandemic. But the roles that governments choose to play often turn out to fail or make matters worse. Tom Firey details his new Cato paper. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 19
30 min
Yet Another Challenge to Obamacare before SCOTUS
How did Supreme Court justices receive the new case against Obamacare? Ilya Shapiro and Michael Cannon discuss the oral argument. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 18
15 min
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