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    It’s Bodies vs. the State

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie discuss the latest protests against “zero-Covid” policies in China as well as other examples of lingering public health authoritarianism.   More

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    The Red Wave That Wasn’t

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Peter Suderman, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and special guest Eric Boehm examine initial takeaways from last week’s midterm elections. 0:42: Midterms post-mortem 34:59: Weekly Listener Question: Brazil is a country with over 200 million people, and they counted all of their presidential election votes on election night.   More

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    “This is what democracy looks like. And it kinda sucks.”

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, Katherine Mangu-Ward and Nick Gillespie survey the political landscape ahead of the midterm elections. 0:31—Key midterm issues 11:50—Most laughable major party pre-election pitches 29:28—Weekly Listener Question: “How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure.   More

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    What Will the GOP Do if It Wins?

    This week on The Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Nick Gillespie, Peter Suderman, and Fiona Harrigan, filling in for Katherine Mangu-Ward, discuss the heated rhetoric surrounding the upcoming midterm elections, theorize what a GOP-controlled House would entail, and answer a listener’s question about how libertarians can avoid being labeled “jihadists.”   More

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    Midterm Polling, PayPal, and Patellas

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie unpack results from a recent Harvard-Harris poll that highlight the mismatch between voter concerns and party interests ahead of the midterm elections.   More

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    Drugs, Debt, and Masculinity

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie ruminate on President Joe Biden’s sudden announcement regarding federal marijuana convictions and examine the current kooky economy.   More

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    Storms and Reforms

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Welch, and Peter Suderman and special guest C.J. Ciaramella talk about the aftermath of Hurricane Ian and the current political discourse surrounding criminal justice reform.   More

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    Migrants Are People, Not Props

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie discuss the fallout from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political stunt that sent migrants to Martha’s Vineyard and Joe Biden’s interview on 60 Minutes.   More

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    Student Debt Forgiveness Folly

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie are joined by Associate Editor Liz Wolfe as they criticize President Joe Biden’s recently announced student loan forgiveness program.   More

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    The Party of Trump Rages On

    In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie examine the current state of the GOP in the wake of last week’s primary elections and continue to reprehend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) after it announced lackluster reforms.   More