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Leading experts discuss the pros and cons of government regulations and explain how they affect everyday life for Americans.

Deep Dive Episode 80 – New Executive Orders Directing Agency Guidance

November 7, 2019

How significant are these orders? What impact will they have on regulatory policymaking? What has been the initial reaction to these new measures?

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Tech Roundup Episode 4 – The Future of Drone Policy: A Discussion with Sen. Mike Lee

November 5, 2019

In this episode, Adam Thierer and Brent Skorup speak with Senator Mike Lee on the current state of drone regulation. The senator speaks to his proposal for a cooperative, federal solution to regulatory holdup in drone technology innovation.

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Deep Dive Episode 79 – An Update on Gundy v. United States

October 31, 2019

Gundy v. U.S. has enormous implications for how much power federal bureaucrats can be given by Congress. In this episode, panelists discuss this case and a potential future without such extensive power for federal agencies.

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Deep Dive Episode 78 – FTC’s 21st Century Hearings

October 28, 2019

With the conclusion of the Federal Trade Commission’s 21st Century Hearings, the agency is finalizing several reports concerning the state of competition in the US, vertical mergers, the consumer welfare standard, and privacy.

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Deep Dive Episode 77 – Book Review: The Capitalism Paradox: How Cooperation Enables Free Market Competition

October 24, 2019

In this episode, Paul Rubin, the world’s leading expert on cooperative capitalism, discusses his new book, The Capitalism Paradox: How Cooperation Enables Free Market Competition.

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Deep Dive Episode 76 – State-Sponsored Piracy? The Allen v. Cooper Case

October 23, 2019

What happens when a state agency uses without authorization copyrighted videos and pictures of Blackbeard’s famous pirate ship, the Queen Ann’s Revenge?

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Deep Dive Episode 75 – Spectrum Wars

October 22, 2019

Is there a clear and coherent path forward on the assignment or repurposing of spectrum? Perhaps as importantly, who has the authority and expertise to decide?

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Deep Dive Episode 74 – A Discussion on Current Department of Labor Priorities

October 17, 2019

This episode, moderated by former Solicitor of Labor Gregory Jacob, features a discussion with Cheryl Stanton, head of DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, and Jonathan Berry, head of its regulatory policy shop, about how President Trump’s Department of Labor is stewarding the responsibilities that have been entrusted to its care.

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Deep Dive Episode 73 – Balancing Federal and State Authority in Energy Policy

October 15, 2019

In this episode, Gordon A. Coffee and Ari Peskoe discuss recent conflicts between state and federal authorities surrounding different approaches to energy regulation.

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Deep Dive Episode 72 – The Net Neutrality Saga: Mozilla v. FCC

October 10, 2019

In this episode, a panel of legal and economic experts share their views of the court’s reasoning and of the implications of this Mozilla v FCC case upon the on-going net neutrality debate.

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