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The Great Antidote – Colin Grabow

Colin Grabow, policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, joins us this week to discuss foreign trade, protectionism, and the Jones Act.
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The Great Antidote – Liya Palagashvili

Liya Palagashvili, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, joins us this week to discuss the gig and sharing economy, independent contractors vs, employees, and the future of work regulation.
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The Great Antidote – Jason Riley

Jason Riley, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, journalist, and author joins us this week to discuss the history of black America, the civil rights era, and the future of black empowerment.
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Lucas Rentschler on the Lars Larson Show

Director of the Experimental Economics Laboratory at Utah State University Lucas Rentschler joins host Lars Larson on his podcast to discuss the recent Congressional big tech hearings. TheLarsLarsonShow · Lucas Rentschler – What should we take away from yesterday’s Congressional hearing with big tech?

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The Great Antidote – Will Rinehart

Will Rinehart, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity, joins us this week to discuss broadband access, broadband adaption, and plans to connect the "unconnected" and rural communities.
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The Great Antidote – Lisa Snell

Lisa Snell, the director of K-12 education policy partnerships at the Charles Koch Institute, joins us this week to discuss funding for schools, the current state of education, and school choice.
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A Cleaner Future for Energy on Federal Lands Webinar

One of the first things President Biden did when he assumed office was issue an executive order placing a moratorium on the sale of any new leases for oil and gas on federal land—at least until the Department of the Interior completes a review of climate impacts. What does that mean and how will it […]

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Op-Ed: Why Merrick Garland needs to rethink the Google antitrust case

During the first day of Merrick Garland’s Senate hearing last month, President Biden’s nominee for attorney general outlined what his priorities would be at the Department of Justice. From investigating the insurrection to immigration enforcement, Garland has promised to bring a change in direction from the last Justice Department.
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The Great Antidote – Adam Michel

Adam Michel, Senior Policy Analyst at the Heritage Foundation, joins us this week to discuss the federal tax system, expenditures, and potential tax policy improvements.
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The Great Antidote – Shoshana Weissmann

Shoshana Weissmann, Senior Manager of Digital Communications and Policy Fellow at R-Street, joins us this week to discuss occupational licensing reform, quiet research, Section 230, and how to Twitter.
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COVID-19 and Cooperation: Why Openness Matters Webinar

Watch the recent webinar featuring special guest Charles Kenny who discusses his most recent book, The Plague Cycle, and why global cooperation during any public health crisis is essential. Charles is a senior fellow and the director of technology and development at the Center for Global Development. Last year, we saw countries close their borders […]

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The Great Antidote – Lenore Skenazy

Lenore Skenazy, co-founder and President of Let Grow and author of "Free-Range Kids", joins us this week to discuss modern parenting, the nanny state, and the revolutionary free-range kids movement.
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The Great Antidote – Todd Zywicki

On this episode of The Great Antidote podcast with Juliette Sellgren, she is joined by guest Todd Zywicki. In their discussion, Juliette and Todd cover the National debt, financial policy, and Law & Economics.
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The Great Antidote – Brian Riedl

On this episode of The Great Antidote podcast with Juliette Sellgren, she is joined by former staff director of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth Brian Riedl.
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Opening the US to Hong Kongers Would Promote America’s Aims

On December 19, the Hong Kong People’s Freedom and Choice Act failed to advance in the Senate due to objections from Senator Ted Cruz. The bill would allow people in Hong Kong to claim refugee status in the United States if they’ve faced persecution for their political beliefs. It’s a disappointing failure because just 11 days prior, the bill […]

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