Richard Epstein delves into President Biden’s new vaccine mandate and addresses whether it holds up to constitutional scrutiny.
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End of Road For Roe? SCOTUS Hears Arguments On Ending 50 Years of Federal Abortion Law
36:49Richard Epstein discusses the oral arguments in the Supreme Court case that looks like it will overturn Roe v. Wade—and makes a prediction about the final vote.
Build Back-Scratching Better: Biden Makes Good On His Pledge to Unions
23:24Richard Epstein argues that the spending provisions in Biden’s reconciliation bill are less worrisome than the structural changes it will impose on the labor market.
Borderline Insanity: Biden‘s Plan to Compensate Illegal Immigrants
19:43Richard Epstein discusses the Justice Department’s plans to pay families who were separated from their children at the border and President Biden’s approach to those who are claiming political asylum.
Why Not Tax the Rich?
21:18Richard Epstein explains the problem with taxing unrealized capital gains and predicts how the wealthy will work to avoid paying higher taxes.
Check Your Executive Privilege: Trump and Bannon’s Legal Strategy and the 1/6 Commission
18:21Richard Epstein parses the ability of Donald Trump to use executive privilege as a former president and discusses the consequences of the House select committee holding Steve Bannon in contempt.
The Federal vs. State Vaccine Mandate Showdown
21:19Richard Epstein untangles federal vs. state vaccine mandates and the rights of businesses to choose how they operate.
Justices Reign Supreme: ’21 SCOTUS Docket Preview
26:29Supreme Court cases affecting gun rights, religious liberty, and abortion will soon be heard by the Court.
It’s Not Our Default: Massive Spending and The National Debt
19:53Richard Epstein assesses the infrastructure and reconciliation bills being debated and discusses who is to blame for the upcoming debt ceiling fiasco.
Does a Universal Basic Income Make Sense?
21:03Richard Epstein judges the likelihood of success of yet another universal basic income plan and provides grave predictions about the ability of the federal government to rein in spending.
Biden’s Plan to Tax the Rich
20:45Richard Epstein reacts to the proposed tax increases in President Biden’s spending bill and explains what “tax the rich” really means.