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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. . .

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. . .

A Drama for Our Time: Ibsen’s Enemy of the People

Many have now heard the story of Li Wenliang, the Chinese doctor who first sounded the alarm about the spread of the coronavirus in Wuhan, but who was forced to recant by Chinese authorities. He later died of the disease himself. There’s a reason. . .

A Look Back at ARI’s Response to the Pandemic

ARI applied Objectivist principles in generating 2020’s best solutions to the complex social problems of the pandemic.

The Covid-19 Vaccines: An Interview with Dr. Amesh Adalja

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo interviews Dr. Amesh Adalja, a well-known expert on pandemic preparedness, about the newly developed Covid-19 vaccines and other updates about the pandemic. Among the topics covered: News about current. . .

Philosophers Discuss: Should We Accept Suffering as Part of Life?

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer and special guest Gregory Salmieri discuss recently published articles, secular and religious, that address the question of whether we can find meaning in the facts of suffering and death — facts the. . .