Richard Epstein grades the contract demands of the Chicago Teachers Union, the severity of Trump’s alleged election interference, and efficacy of Biden’s new China tariffs.

Richard Epstein responds to the clearing of protests at Columbia University and the clashes between protestors at UCLA. He also gives Donald Trump advice for his upcoming speech to the Libertarian National Convention.

Richard Epstein discusses Israel and Iran trading missiles, Columbia University’s decision to arrest protestors, and how far protests are allowed to go.

Richard Epstein remembers the late psychologist Daniel Kahneman and discusses the long-running debate between Kahneman’s research on behavioral economics and the rational-choice models popularized by Gary Becker and Ronald Coase.

Richard Epstein weighs in on First Amendment concerns with the possibly of shutting down TikTok due to its ties to the Chinese Communist Party.

Richard Epstein comments on the possibility of a two-state solution, future Israel operations in the south of Gaza, and the Palestinian notion that Israel is a settler-colonialist nation.

Richard Epstein discusses Colorado’s Supreme Court arguments for removing Trump from the ballot and then analyzes potential 25th Amendment concerns brought about by a special prosecutor’s analysis of President Biden’s mental competency.

Richard Epstein predicts the demise of Chevron deference after two cases were argued in front of the Supreme Court and then he discusses Texas Governor Abbott’s spat with the Biden administration on the border.

Richard Epstein discusses whether Donald Trump has immunity with regard to January 6th and whether states should be allowed to remove him from their ballots due to the 14th Amendment.

Richard Epstein judges whether former President Trump’s January 6th trial should be fast-tracked to make sure it is not delayed until after the election, and weighs in the House GOP’s impeachment inquiry of President Biden.

Richard Epstein reacts to the appalling congressional testimony from presidents of Harvard, MIT, and UPenn regarding antisemitism on their campuses.

Podcast transcript

Richard Epstein explains what constitutes a war crime and how Israel and Hamas differ in their culpability for the tragic loss of life among civilians.

Richard Epstein responds to the argument that Hamas’s actions were justified because Israel is a colonizer, an occupier, and an apartheid state.

Richard Epstein discusses the pro-Hamas attitudes on college campuses and weighs in on Israel’s end goal for Hamas.

Richard Epstein reacts to the terrorist acts committed by Hamas in Israel and the disappointing responses from many university student groups.

Richard Epstein picks apart a new antitrust suit against Amazon brought by the FTC and several states for a lack of demonstrable harm to consumers or prices.

Richard Epstein evaluates the demands of the United Auto Workers and judges the likelihood that their strike will end in success.

Richard Epstein weighs in on recent attempts to revive the tradition of Western civilization in American universities.

Richard Epstein takes us behind the scenes on the Amicus Brief he wrote with John Yoo about a Supreme Court case that has important implications for what kind of income is allowed to be taxed.

Richard Epstein contrasts President Biden’s economic policy with the Trump and Obama administrations, and judges the success of the Inflation Reduction Act one year later.