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The Agenda Behind Shaming ARI for Taking Government Relief

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo and Onkar Ghate discuss the controversy surrounding ARI’s acceptance of a Paycheck Protection Program loan. ARI previously announced it was seeking PPP relief and elaborated the moral. . .

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. . .

The Curious Attacks on Bill Gates

If you’ve been puzzled by the widespread attacks on Bill Gates lately, you may want to check out my new article, which starts this way: In a widely viewed 2015 TED talk, Bill Gates warned of the risk of a global pandemic for which we were. . .

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. . .

A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease

“A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease: Planning for the Next Pandemic” is the Ayn Rand Institute’s white paper on America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, authored by the Institute’s chief philosophy. . .

Diagnosing America’s Failure to Unify against the Pandemic

Why was the United States, one of the richest and most technologically advanced countries in history, so ill-prepared to deal with the Covid-19 health crisis? A recent article by George Packer in The Atlantic argues that America has “underlying. . .

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.