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Is Billionaire Philanthropy a Problem During Covid-19?

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo and Keith Lockitch analyze a recent Vox article, “These are the trade-offs we make when we depend on billionaires to save us.” The article warns that by involving themselves in charity work during the. . .

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. . .

Amesh Adalja on the Pandemic in the U.S. and Around the World

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Agustina Vergara Cid interviews Amesh Adalja, a well-known expert on pandemic preparedness, about the fight against the pandemic in the U.S. and around the world. Among the topics covered: Evidence of the safety of. . .

Stuck at Home? Join an Ayn Rand Novel Reading Group

If you’re homebound during the coronavirus pandemic, the Ayn Rand Institute is launching a new educational resource that we hope provides some benefit to you in this difficult time. Starting tomorrow, we are beginning two online discussion series. . .

ARI Intellectuals on Radio Tackle the Pandemic Response

The Ayn Rand Institute is committed to bringing its unique approach, informed by the philosophy of Ayn Rand, to the analysis of today’s issues. In order to reach as many minds as possible, our intellectuals make an effort to appear in the media to. . .

Legal Challenges to the Pandemic Lockdowns

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo sits down with Steve Simpson and Anastasia Boden, senior attorneys at the Pacific Legal Foundation, to discuss the legality of the stay-at-home orders issued by states amid the coronavirus pandemic and. . .

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.