Alex Nowrasteh

Alex Nowrasteh is the immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity.

Building Tomorrow

Immigrants Built Silicon Valley

featuring Paul Matzko and Alex Nowrasteh on Jan 9, 2020

Without immigrants, Silicon Valley would be a shell of what it is today. Yet bad restrictionist policies threaten to undermine American dominance in tech and stymie innovation.

Free Thoughts

The Case for Open Borders (with Bryan Caplan & Zach Weinersmith)

featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Bryan Caplan, Aaron Ross Powell, & Zach Weinersmith on Nov 29, 2019

Bryan Caplan and Zach Weinersmith join the show today to talk about their non-ficton graphic novel; Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration. 

columns

The Use of Euphemisms in Political Debate

by Alex Nowrasteh on May 14, 2019

Euphemisms tend to serve as signals of political-tribal membership, but also as means to convince ambivalent voters to support one policy or the other.