May 29, 2020

Build a Better Blob

For those who truly want to reshape Washington’s overweening and militarized foreign policy, the best approach is not to engage in name‐​calling but to work to replace the existing foreign policy consensus and its disciples with something better.

Foreign Affairs
May 28, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Privacy in a Pandemic

Featuring Ali Lange, Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager, Google; Ryan Calo, Co‐​Director, Tech Policy Lab & Professor of Law, University of Washington; and Harper Reed, Senior Fellow, Annenberg Innovation Lab, University of Southern California; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

Trump’s Social Media Order Rewrites Internet Law by Decree

Like Obama before him, President Trump may have a pen, but he cannot rewrite statues at will. As drafted, his order’s reasoning is at odds with congressional intent, a quarter century of judicial interpretation, and any reasonable reading of the statute’s plain language.

Trump holds an executive order.