Why Aren’t Journalists Howling About the Assange Prosecution?

On this Monday’s Cause Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie dive into inflation, civil asset forfeiture, and the extradition of Julian Assange.

Mentioned within the present:

1:36: Julian Assange and freedom of the press.

17:15: Inflation and the Biden administration.

32:39: Weekly Listener Query: I dwell in L.A. county, the place the brand new D.A. has taken lots of warmth for choices he has made associated to charging and sentencing, or moderately the dearth thereof, of comparatively minor crimes. I absolutely help bail reform and different causes George Gascón has applied. Is he somebody who has the best concepts however is in energy on the fallacious time? Or is it simply human nature to take as a lot benefit of a system as we expect we are able to get away with? Put one other approach, is the pandemic simply making everybody loopy, or are sure legal justice reforms destined to extend crime no matter exterior circumstances?

45:50: Civil asset forfeiture!

49:20: Media suggestions for the week. (And click on right here for all of the Roundtable‘s media suggestions, ever.)

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Audio manufacturing by Ian Keyser
Assistant manufacturing by Regan Taylor
Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve