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How the UN Whitewashes China’s Crushing of Free Speech

The United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights vows to protect freedom of speech for all individuals. The UN actively tracks human rights, notably freedom of speech, and pledges to hold member-states accountable for violations of such. . .

Responding to COVID-19, ARI Takes Conference Online

The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything many of us have experienced before. People are self-isolating and practicing social distancing, businesses are closing, and events are being canceled. We, at ARI, have been affected as well. We were set to. . .

Thinking Philosophically About the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and the responses to it from both business and government are now dominating the headlines and overwhelming our lives. As we all begin to grapple with the wide-ranging effects of both the disease and the steps being taken to. . .

Watch: What Marc Andreessen Gets Right — and What He Misses

Marc Andreessen, the influential Silicon Valley venture capitalist, has lit up social media with his essay on the pandemic, “It’s Time to Build.” He writes: Every Western institution was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, despite many prior. . .

Discussing Marc Andreessen’s Rallying Cry to “Build”

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo is joined by Tal Tsfany, CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute and former tech entrepreneur, and Jason Crawford, writer and co-founder of several tech startups. Journo, Tsfany and Crawford discuss a recently. . .

An Open Letter to Marc Andreessen

On April 18, Marc Andreessen, the influential Silicon Valley venture capitalist, published an essay that has reverberated across social media. In “It’s Time To Build,” Andreessen observed that “Every Western institution was unprepared for the. . .

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.