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Amid Pandemic, The Price of Trump’s War on Truth

By the hour, we are learning more about the spread and lethality of the novel coronavirus. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically upended our lives and economy, it has also brought into sharper focus the dire consequences of putting in the. . .

COVID-19’s Impact on Business and Politics

How should we think about and critically evaluate the torrent of information and reporting coming out daily about the pandemic? That’s one of the crucial issues that philosophers Onkar Ghate and Gregory Salmieri address in a special episode of ARI’s. . .

How Goes the Pandemic Battle? Interview with Dr. Amesh Adalja

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer talks with Amesh Adalja,  a well-known expert on pandemic preparedness, about the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic. Among the topics covered: Why there are outbreaks in. . .

What Drove the Lockdowns? A Conversation with Amesh Adalja

Were the statewide lockdowns in the U.S. imposed so as to significantly reduce the number of coronavirus cases? Critics who question lifting the lockdowns seem to assume this, but was this the real goal? In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer. . .

‘We Took PPP Funds and Would Do It Again’

Social media and major news outlets are ablaze with reports that the Ayn Rand Institute applied for and received funds from the Paycheck Protection Program, established by Congress under the CARES Act for pandemic relief. People are questioning how. . .

A Pro-Freedom, Pro-Science Alternative to Lockdowns

As coronavirus cases resurge around the world, governments are reimposing sweeping lockdowns. The last lockdowns exacted a heavy toll on our liberties and our livelihoods, and even now we still face rising infections. Many people who favor lockdowns. . .

THINKING ABOUT THE PANDEMIC

Amid the havoc and upheaval brought on by the novel coronavirus outbreak, there’s much to cover. This page showcases our latest pandemic-related content.