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If You’re a Doctor or Nurse, Don’t Feel Guilty for Quitting

Doctors and nurses who face “moral distress” about caring for ungrateful, disrespectful patients should rethink their view of what they owe patients.

Even in a Pandemic, the Police Power Is Not Unlimited

Covid-19 unleashed a torrent of coercive government actions ostensibly aimed at “flattening the curve”: issuing statewide shelter-in-place orders and forcing all “non-essential” services (including time-sensitive medical procedures such as abortion). . .

How to Resist the Pull of Today’s Tribalistic Politics

In the recent pandemic, it’s been shocking to observe how much some people’s political affinities have influenced their views about the proper response to the disease itself. I’ve recently written about how emotionalistic partisan loyalty, rather. . .

Should Government Confiscate the Coronavirus Vaccine?

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer interviews special guest Adam Mossoff, intellectual property expert and professor of law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, to discuss an alarming plan by lawmakers to bar research. . .

The Guidance We Need to Follow the Coronavirus Science

Only a rational code of ethics can tell us which science to follow to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Are Lockdowns Justified? An Interview with Onkar Ghate

Are statewide lockdowns the right approach in this pandemic? What is government’s proper role in the face of infectious diseases? What would a truly American, pro-freedom response to Covid-19 look like? Alex Epstein interviewed Onkar Ghate, senior. . .


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.