Freedom Is Intoxicating with Jacob Grier

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In episode 20, we talk about public opinions of capitalism, eliminating Covid relief slush funds, rolling back parking mandates, partisan perceptions of Twitter, and the fun of #EconTwitterIRL. Our interview this week is with author, barista, and public policy magician Jacob Grier. We discuss tobacco control, nutrition and public health, alcohol regulation, and the unintended consequences of prohibition. Free the Economy is hosted by Richard Morrison. Our producers are Scooter Schaefer, Phoebe Gersten, and Ryan Kracinski. Keep up with the show by following us on Twitter at @freethe_economy and read our episodes summaries with links to the stories we cover at