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February 26, 2021 at 12:03 PM

States Don't Need a Bailout

States Don't Need a Bailout States have handled the pandemic year pretty well, they don't need a bailout from the federal government. View in browser February 26, 2021 Will Biden’s L…
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February 25, 2021 at 12:08 PM

A Record of Poor Federal Response to COVID-19

A Record of Poor Federal Response to COVID-19 Federal response to the coronavirus crisis has been lacking in its efficacy. View in browser February 25, 2021 Ironically, Teachers’ Uni…
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February 24, 2021 at 12:05 PM

What's the Risk of Chinese Espionage in the U.S.?

What's the Risk of Chinese Espionage in the U.S.? American immigrants are actually less likely to commit acts of espionage than some suggest. View in browser February 24, 2021 What I…
Cato Regulation · [email protected]
February 23, 2021 at 7:05 PM

Watch Jennifer Schulp Testify on the GameStop Stock Rally

Watch Jennifer Schulp Testify on the GameStop Stock Rally Jennifer Schulp's testimony before the House Committee addressed major issues with the GameStop stock rally. View in browser Federal Regulation from Tru…
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February 23, 2021 at 12:03 PM

We Shouldn't Try to Restructure the Supreme Court

We Shouldn't Try to Restructure the Supreme Court Supreme Court reformation would actually cause more harm than good. View in browser February 23, 2021 What Are We Actually Doing Wit…
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February 22, 2021 at 12:01 PM

Jennifer Schulp Testifies Before the House Financial Services Committee

Jennifer Schulp Testifies Before the House Financial Services Committee The GameStop stock rally may have some ramifications in law. Jennifer Schulp testifies before a House committee on this topic. View in browser February…
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February 19, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Should COVID Vaccination Be Mandated?

Should COVID Vaccination Be Mandated? Herd immunity can be achieved without mandating vaccinations. View in browser February 19, 2021 Unemployment Benefit Supplements Should Not Be I…
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February 18, 2021 at 12:06 PM

Anti-Price Gouging Laws Are Not the Right Response to Crisis

Anti-Price Gouging Laws Are Not the Right Response to Crisis The snowstorms in Texas invariably trigger anti-price gouging laws, but this is not the best response. View in browser February 18, 2021 …
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February 17, 2021 at 12:03 PM

More Federal Aid to States Isn't Needed

More Federal Aid to States Isn't Needed Sending more federal aid to states would be a waste of time and money. View in browser February 17, 2021 Increased Federal Aid for States Is U…
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February 16, 2021 at 12:02 PM

What Will Biden Do About Housing Policy?

What Will Biden Do About Housing Policy? Biden might set back the clock and return housing to the same problematic policies that held during the Great Recession. View in browser February 16, 2021 …
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February 12, 2021 at 12:01 PM

Is the Affordable Care Act Working?

Is the Affordable Care Act Working? ObamaCare is not working for the sick and is very expensive for the healthy. View in browser February 12, 2021 Biden’s Team Blocked a Plan That Wo…
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February 11, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage Is a Bad Idea

Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage Is a Bad Idea This is possibly the worst time to impose over $50 billion of added debt to the American economy for the proposed minimum wage increase. View in browser February 10, 2021 …
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February 10, 2021 at 12:05 PM

Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial Begins

Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial Begins Former President Trump makes history as the first president to ever be impeached twice. View in browser February 10, 2021 A Second Senate Tria…
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February 9, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Some Ideas for Eliminating Bias in Scientific Studies

Some Ideas for Eliminating Bias in Scientific Studies The way the scientific community currently publishes studies needs to be reevaluated and reformed View in browser February 8, 2021 …
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February 8, 2021 at 12:05 PM

There May Be Legal Precedent for a Post-Presidency Impeachment

There May Be Legal Precedent for a Post-Presidency Impeachment The Belknap trial set a precedent for impeaching high office officials after they had already left office. View in browser February 8, 2021 …
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February 5, 2021 at 12:02 PM

Lessons from the War on Drugs Apply to Fighting COVID-19

Lessons from the War on Drugs Apply to Fighting COVID-19 We will never eradicate the disease, but we can negate its impact. View in browser February 5, 2021 Should the U.S. Follow Ca…
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February 4, 2021 at 12:03 PM

At-Home COVID Tests Could Be on the Horizon

At-Home COVID Tests Could Be on the Horizon What took the FDA so long to administer the at-home COVID test without the need for a prescription? View in browser February 4, 2021 Anoth…
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February 3, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Has Sweden's Light-Touch Lockdown Worked?

Has Sweden's Light-Touch Lockdown Worked? Taking a closer look at hard lockdowns and their effectiveness. View in browser February 3, 2021 Another Example of the National Security St…
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February 2, 2021 at 12:08 PM

Cato's Updated Website and Another Section 230 Amendment

Cato's Updated Website and Another Section 230 Amendment The new Cato website design is up and ready for use. GameStop's stock rally isn't necessarily a bad thing. View in browser February 2, 2021 …
Cato Today · [email protected]
February 1, 2021 at 12:04 PM

The GameStop Stock Rally Shouldn't Lead to Restrictions

The GameStop Stock Rally Shouldn't Lead to Restrictions The GameStop rally deserves lots of attention for its uniqueness, but it shouldn't lead to restrictions. View in browser February 1, 2021 …
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January 29, 2021 at 12:03 PM

What Does the GameStop Stock Rally Mean for Retail Investing?

What Does the GameStop Stock Rally Mean for Retail Investing? Rent-control is a bad idea, but is it unconstitutional? View in browser January 29, 2021 Have State Budget Crises Been E…
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January 28, 2021 at 12:04 PM

A Closer Look at Biden's COVID Recovery Plan

A Closer Look at Biden's COVID Recovery Plan The Biden administration needs to be more innovative with their COVID recovery plan. View in browser January 28, 2021 What Can the Presid…
Cato Today · [email protected]
January 27, 2021 at 12:07 PM

Biden’s Relief Plan Would Send Federal Spending Above $9 Trillion

Biden’s Relief Plan Would Send Federal Spending Above $9 Trillion California housing prices are at record levels. January 27, 2021 The Price of a Home in California Is Reaching Record Levels California continu…
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January 26, 2021 at 12:06 PM

Would Markets Have Handled the Vaccine Rollout Better?

Would Markets Have Handled the Vaccine Rollout Better? Plus, the rise of gig work has raised questions about employment classifications, civil rights protections, and benefits. January 26, 2021 How Will Gig Ec…
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January 25, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Are Acting Secretaries Unconstitutional?

Are Acting Secretaries Unconstitutional? Thomas Berry takes a closer look at some of Biden's cabinet picks and their method of selection. View in browser January 25, 2021 How Will Bi…
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January 22, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Transitioning to a Biden Administration Foreign Policy

Transitioning to a Biden Administration Foreign Policy How will the transition to Biden's foreign policy look? Another family has tried to get justice and been denied via qualified immunity. View in browser January 22, 202…
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January 21, 2021 at 12:01 PM

House Members Stand for Civil Liberty

House Members Stand for Civil Liberty Ten house members have taken a stand for civil liberty. There has been a history of libertarian beliefs in inaugural addresses. View in browser January 21, 2021 …
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January 20, 2021 at 12:06 PM

Can the President Pardon Himself?

Can the President Pardon Himself? It looks like the President may try to pardon himself. Is that something he can do? View in browser January 20, 2021 Maybe Congress Should Impeach M…
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January 19, 2021 at 12:04 PM

What Can We Learn from Biden's Decisions about Judges?

What Can We Learn from Biden's Judicial Decisions? It is helpful to look at Biden's previous decisions to see what he'll do in the future. View in browser January 19, 2021 The Truth …
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January 15, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Social Media Reaction to the Capitol Protests

Social Media Reaction to the Capitol Protests Twitter, Facebook, and many other platforms seem to be cracking down on anyone who had anything to do with last Wednesday. View in browser January 15, 2021 …
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January 14, 2021 at 12:04 PM

What Happens Now that Trump Has Been Impeached Again?

What Happens Now that Trump Has Been Impeached Again? Trump is getting impeached once again. What does that mean for the Senate? View in browser January 14, 2021 Why Isn’t Twitter Re…
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January 13, 2021 at 12:03 PM

The Problem With "No Fly" Lists

The Problem With "No Fly" Lists "No Fly" lists seem like a great idea at the time, but they always mean biggger government and less freedom. View in browser January 13, 2021 Latin Am…
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January 12, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Content Moderation Won’t Eliminate Disinformation

Content Moderation Won’t Eliminate Disinformation Does content moderation actually solve for disinformation? View in browser January 12, 2021 Content Moderation Won’t Solve Disinfor…
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January 11, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Capitol Hill's Police Are Well-Funded

Capitol Hill's Police Are Well-Funded The problem at Capitol Hill had nothing to do with funding. Social security judge appointments are not being made constitutionally. View in browser January 11, 2021 …
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January 8, 2021 at 12:05 PM

Will Trump Be Removed From Office?

Will Trump Be Removed From Office? After the chaos on Capitol Hill, will there be any consequences for President Trump? View in browser January 8, 2021 Will Trump Be Removed Over the…
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January 7, 2021 at 7:35 PM

The Assault on the Capitol

The Assault on the Capitol Libertarians should never consider mob rule to be an option on the path to liberty. View in browser January 7, 2021 Peter Goettler on Congress’ Violent Dis…
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January 6, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Is the Assange Decision a Win for Free Speech?

Is the Assange Decision a Win for Free Speech? The Assange decision did not set a great precedent for free speech protection. Price controls hurt businesses during the pandemic. View in browser January 6, 2021 …
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January 5, 2021 at 12:05 PM

What Is Happening to Unused Vaccines?

What Is Happening to Unused Vaccines? Is there a better way to decide who gets vaccines first? For those tired of a conservative/progressive dichotomy, there's an alternative. View in browser January 5, 2021 …
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January 4, 2021 at 12:03 PM

How Should the Vaccine Be Distributed?

How Should the Vaccine Be Distributed? We should avoid distributing vaccines on the basis of race. The separation of powers is under threat in the executive branch. View in browser January 4, 2021 …
Cato Today · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 12:01 PM

The President Can't Use Martial Law to Stay in Office

The President Can't Use Martial Law to Stay in Office A new proposal to pay for a modern congress would actually save money. Trump cannot use martial law to stay in office. View in browser December 31, 2020 …
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December 30, 2020 at 12:03 PM

A Trade Policy Wish List for 2021

A Trade Policy Wish List for 2021 Five practical ideas for trade policy in 2021. Overregulation of marijuana leads to corruption. December 30, 2020 An Empirical Look at What Increases Public Support for Immigr…
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December 29, 2020 at 12:03 PM

Why Are People So Mad at Police?

Why Are People So Mad at Police? Robert A. Levy recaps the presidential procedures for 2020. Student debt should not be cancelled by presidential decree. December 29, 2020 Gauging Bitcoin’s Success as a Moneta…
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December 28, 2020 at 12:01 PM

Full Recap of Presidential Election Procedures in 2020

Full Recap of Presidential Election Procedures in 2020 Robert A. Levy recaps the presidential procedures for 2020. Improving immigration should be at the top of the President's to-do list. December 28, 2020 Ho…
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December 23, 2020 at 12:04 PM

Supply and Demand Meet Vaccine Distribution

Supply and Demand Meet Vaccine Distribution What happened in the electoral college this year? Can the President pardon himself without impunity? View in browser December 23, 2020 Opio…
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December 22, 2020 at 12:05 PM

Worldwide Personal Freedom Is Declining

Worldwide Personal Freedom Is Declining According to the Human Freedom Index, worldwide freedom is declining. The WTO isn't an impediment to vaccine distribution. View in browser December 22, 2020 …
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December 21, 2020 at 12:05 PM

Congress to Borrow and Spend $900 Billion

Congress to Borrow and Spend $900 Billion Will Congress pass the new stimulus bill that will borrow and spend $900 billion? Section 230 covers the entire internet in a unique way. View in browser December 21, 2020 …
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December 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Electoral College Politics in 2020

Electoral College Politics in 2020 What happened in the electoral college this year? Can the President pardon himself without impunity? View in browser December 18, 2020 Should Polit…
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December 17, 2020 at 12:02 PM

Remove Barriers to Interstate Telemedicine

Remove Barriers to Interstate Telemedicine Restrictions to interstate telemedicine should be permanently removed. Another section 230 reform bill threatens freedom of speech. View in browser December 17, 2020 …
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December 16, 2020 at 12:07 PM

New Vaccines Are a Triumph of Globalization

New Vaccines Are a Triumph of Globalization Non-prescription tests still require quite a bit of doctor involvement. COVID vaccines are truly a triumph of golobalization. View in browser November 16, 2020 …
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December 15, 2020 at 12:04 PM

Economics of Vaccine Distribution

Economics of Vaccine Distribution Whom should we prioritize for distributing the vaccine? Immigration reform will be difficult for the Biden administration. View in browser November 15, 2020 …