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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Don Boudreaux to discuss why the Pope misses some lessons of capitalism, then Maura Corrigan talks about poverty and reliance on government support, and Robert Rector discusses what the U.S. spends on social welfare.

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Pope Francis Misses the Sizable Moral Dimensions to Capitalism
Donald Boudreaux at the Mercatus Center
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Capitalism is moral, and it works: Catholic priest

We Can’t Solve Poverty Without Addressing Families
Back to work on food stamps
Maura Corrigan at AEI

Poverty in the U.S. — We Spend Much More Per Person on Social Welfare than Europe Does
Robert Rector at The Heritage Foundation

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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erik Sofgee from Popular Science to discuss Uber’s plans for autonomous drivers, then Michael Rosen from AEI discusses what Uber must do to rally support for their business model, then Christopher Koopman from the Mercatus Center talks about how regulators have responded to the sharing economy, and finally, professor and scholar Liya Palagashvili breaks down the Uber vs. Bill DeBlasio battle in New York City.

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Uber Powerful: The Car Service’s Brazen Plan to Become a Robotic Superpower
Erik Sofge at Popular Science
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To rally public opinion, Uber must think (and talk) even bigger
Michael Rosen at AEI
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Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?
Christopher Koopman at The Mercatus Center
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Opinion: Lessons From the Uber-de Blasio Showdown
Liya Palagashvili at The Mercatus Center
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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson to talk with Arthur Brooks, author of the new book, The Conservative Heart, about ways that conservatives can help build a fairer, happier and more prosperous America. Then John Seibler talks about problems with drones and finally Joe Flint from the Wall Street Journal discusses cord-cutters and their impact on the big media companies.

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7 ways conservatives can open hearts and minds
Arthur Brooks at AEI
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Should You Be Able to Shoot Down a Drone Spying on Your Backyard? One Dad Was Arrested.
John Seibler at The Daily Signal
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Cord-Cutting Weighs on Pay TV
Joe Flint at the Wall Street Journal
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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Dr. Tom Stossel to discuss his book Pharmaphobia: How the Conflict of Interest Myth Undermines American Medical Innovation, the relationship between regulators and drug companies, and the problem with academics.

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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Quinn to talk about the War on Poverty, competing numbers on its effectiveness, and music legend B.B. King.

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