Property Rights

Eviction Moratorium Madness

The Reason Roundtable discusses property rights, vaccine passports, and media ethics.


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.

Discussed in the show:

1:09: The eviction moratorium is bad, mmkay? We explain all the reasons why, while trying to limit instances of the word Constitution to like, seven.

32:15: Weekly Listener Question: I just heard about NPR's new ethics policy. My first thought was, they are throwing objectivity out the window. But my second thought was that they are just throwing out the *illusion* of objectivity that many of us didn't believe anyway. What say you, oh, Roundtablites?

43:23: Vaccine passports are bad, mmkay? We discuss the tech snafus, the privacy concerns, and the unrequited Blue State lust for lockdownery.

56:05: Weekly media recommendations.

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Audio production by Ian Keyser
Assistant production by Regan Taylor
Music: "Angeline," by The Brothers Steve