Occupational Licensing Reform Moves Forward

The pandemic has created a unique window of opportunity for reform, forcing states to reevaluate the impact of regulations on jobs and poverty. States should seize on this opportunity to expand the freedom to work.

Cato Audio Issues

August 2020


• Cato Audio Roundtable: Colin Grabow and Dan Ikenson on 100 years of the Jones Act
• Bruce Yandle on unprecedented quirks in economic data thanks to COVID-19
• Radley Balko on cops, reporters, and the “exonerative tense”
• Colorado State Representative Leslie Herod on Colorado ending qualified immunity

How Strict Would “Strict Scrutiny” Be Online?

Some experts say social media should adopt a tripartite test drawn from international law to protect free speech online. A similar test in the United States has protected free speech reasonably well in some cases. The tripartite test has potential to protect free speech, but much still depends on who applies the test.