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    Freedom, Responsibility, and Coronavirus Policy

    Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie discuss the thorny relationship between individual freedom and coronavirus policy. Plus some tax talk and reconciliation bill updates, all on this Monday’s Reason Roundtable.   More

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    The Economy Is Weird Right Now

    Job numbers are lousier than expected, supply chains are wrecked across several industries, cargo ships are backed up in ports, and Biden is pulling a Trump by insisting we “buy American.”   More

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    Our Looming Trillion Dollar Doom

    This week on The Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie tackle the pending $3.5 trillion spending bill and the also-pending vaccine mandates for students under 12.   More

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    Check Your Authoritarian Blind Spot

    On this Monday’s Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie cover Biden’s domestic agenda package, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and other ways D.C.   More

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    Why We Can't Get Anywhere on Immigration

    Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie evaluate the border crisis and current state of immigration on this Monday’s Reason Roundtable. Discussed in the show: 00:02: Immigration crisis at the border: What is happening and what are we doing about it?   More

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    How 9/11 Actually Changed Everything

    On this week’s edition of the Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie reflect on where they were on 9/11, the subsequent policy shifts we still see today, and the new Texas abortion law.   More

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    Learning To Live With Coronavirus

    On the latest Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie talk about how to live with the coronavirus given what we’ve learned over the last two years.   More

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    What Happens When an Endless War Ends?

    With our regular host on vacation, Peter Suderman takes the lead on this Monday’s Reason Roundtable, joined by Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and special guest Eric Boehm. The Reasoners reflect on the latest in Afghanistan, discuss deficits and infrastructure, and answer your questions about vaccine mandates.   More

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    Eviction Moratorium Madness

    The Reason Roundtable sounds various alarms at the Biden administration’s capricious re-upping of the scientifically unsound, pragmatically bass-ackward, and philosophically rotten eviction moratorium. Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie also talk about the awfulness of vaccine passports, the permanence of “temporary” government programs, and other contemporary irritants.   More

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    Do We Need the CDC?

    With two Reason Roundtable regulars on vacation, Reason‘s Liz Wolfe and Stephanie Slade join Katherine Mangu-Ward and Peter Suderman to discuss the latest disastrous moves in COVID-19 regulations and infrastructure talks.   More

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    No, Biden, Facebook Isn't Killing People

    This manic Monday The Reason Roundtable tackles President Joe Biden’s wild accusations against Facebook, plus the larger debate around misinformation, social media, and government regulations. Join Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie to hear them discuss: 1:52: Facebook “killing people,” and what to do about social-media misinformation 30:19: Weekly Listener Question: “In search for a single point of focus to stand in representation of the multiple reasons for my vaccine hesitancy I have failed many times.   More

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    Space Liberation!

    Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie break down why this weekend’s private space flight is ultimately good for society, and then discuss President Joe Biden’s executive order, the antitrust push, and social security.   More

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    How To Snap Out of a Post-COVID Funk

    Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie share their long weekend highlights and how they’d respond to mid-twenties melancholia on this week’s Reason Roundtable. Discussed in the show: 1:51: Last year, President Joe Biden said the goal was to have a Fourth of July with loved ones.   More

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    Did Prohibition Teach Us Nothing?

    Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie gather to discuss an unwarranted vape scare and the consequences of repealing the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF).   More

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    Financial Privacy May Be Spiraling

    Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie are all about the IRS budget increases, taxes, and surveillance you’ve been hearing about—all about getting rid of them, that is.   More