Where Do Libertarians Stand on the Campus Wars?

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In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman assess the spate of anti-Israel campus protests at universities across the country, followed by another look at the trials of both Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump in New York.

00:37—Campus protests across the country

31:35—Weekly Listener Question

38:01—Harvey Weinstein rape conviction overturned in New York

44:01—Trump trials continue apace

48:57—This week’s cultural recommendations

Mentioned in this podcast:

Why Are College Kids Terrified?” a Q&A with Greg Lukianoff and Rikki Schlott by Nick Gillespie

‘Is College ‘The Incubator of the Nanny State’? Nick Gillespie Talks with FIRE

Animal Farm 1970,” by Lanny Friedlander

Seriousness Crisis,” by Liz Wolfe

School’s Out,” by Christian Britschgi

Texas Public Colleges Crack Down on Peaceful Anti-Israel Protests,” by Emma Camp

The Morningside Heights Tent City,” by Liz Wolfe

USC Cancels Valedictorian’s Speech Over Bogus ‘Safety Concerns,’” by Emma Camp

There’s Nothing Modern About MMT,” by Alexander William Salter

The Fiscal Hawks Were Right About Debt and Interest Rates,” by Veronique de Rugy

Why We Need To Shrink the National Debt, and Fast!” by Nick Gillespie

Want To Boost Economic Growth? Tell the Government To Spend Less,” by Veronique de Rugy

Thanks for Democracy, Greece, but Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out of 1st World!” by Nick Gillespie

The Court Was Right To Overturn Harvey Weinstein’s Rape Conviction,” by Billy Binion

Alvin Bragg’s ‘Election Interference’ Narrative Is Nonsensical,” by Jacob Sullum

The Alarming Implications of Trump’s Immunity Claim,” by Jacob Sullum

At Trump’s Trial, a Window Into the Golden Era of Tabloids,” by Michael Rothfeld

Challengers Is the Horny Tennis Movie Hollywood Needs,” by Peter Suderman

Anarchy, State and Utopia,” by Eric Mack

Nick Gillespie’s upcoming interview with Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s Kat Murti on May 8 in New York City

Send your questions 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 Hunt Beaty.

Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve

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