EP82: When Bill Goes Gambling (w/ Bart Madden and Ashley Baker)

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In this week’s episode, David is off and Bill Wirtz, host of the ConsEUmer Podcast and Senior Policy Analyst at the Consumer Choice Center, sits in.

-The US should not copy-paste the EU’s agricultural rules

-China’s tech industry is being destroyed from within

-What it’s like at a casino in Luxemburg


  • INTERVIEW: Ashley Baker (@andashleysays) – Director of Public Policy, The Committee for Justice
  • INTERVIEW: Bartley J. Madden – An independent researcher and author, Madden retired as a managing director of Credit Suisse Holt after a career in money management and investment research that included the founding of Callard Madden & Associates. His work in public policy has resulted in the Free To Choose Medicine plan, which was developed in journal articles published in Regulation, Cancer Biotherapy & Radiopharmaceuticals, Medical Hypotheses, and Engage.
    • Promising legislation that will help supercharge the FDA
    • Free to choose medicine and its success in Japan
    • Reciprocity as a beginning, but we must go further
    • The success of quickly implementing vaccines shows the FDA can be nimble, but we need it at all times, not just in an emergency
    • There are great outcomes from doctors experimenting using their judgment and open-sourcing their data
    • The status quo is far too costly and risks lives as it is
    • Optimism on getting the FDA up to speed
    • Boosting the Return on Investment is vital for new medicines

Broadcast on 29. July 2021 

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Produced by the Consumer Choice Center.