The original editors of The Reason Roundtable are back this Monday. Matt Welch prods Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie on Georgia’s voting laws and MLB boycotts, Biden’s infrastructure plan, and COVID-19 vaccine passports.
Discussed in the show:
2:19: Baseball boycott, Georgia’s new voting law.
18:18: Biden’s infrastructure bill. Specifically: high-speed rails, unions, and solving racial injustice.
36:55: Weekly Listener Question: “With the continued rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, we’ve had more groups of people become available to take it. What are the levers that libertarians would pull or buttons libertarians would push to get people to take the vaccine?”
48:51: Media recommendations for the week.
This week’s links:
- “Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Would Overturn ‘Right-To-Work’ Laws in 27 States,” by Eric Boehm
- “Does National Debt Still Matter? America’s Greatest Gamble,” by Zach Weissmueller and Justin Monticello (video)
- “Joe Biden’s $2 Trillion ‘Infrastructure’ Plan Doubles Down on Everything That Makes American Infrastructure Insanely Expensive,” by Christian Britschgi
- “Bidenomics, explained,” by Noah Smith
- “High-Speed Rail Advocates Should Pay Attention to California’s Costly Disaster,” by Paul Detrick
- “When You’re Done Reading This Issue of Reason, You Might Want to Burn It,” by Katherine Mangu-Ward
- “Biden’s New Deal: Re-engineering America, quickly,” by by Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei
- “Say No to More COVID-19 Relief Spending,” by Veronique de Rugy
Send your questions by email to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.
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Audio production by Ian Keyser.
Assistant production by Regan Taylor.
Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve.