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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. . .

New Ideal ’s Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Already, in these early days, the COVID-19 pandemic and government responses to it have drastically reshaped life and society. Lockdowns. “Stay at home” directives. Millions of businesses, schools, and organizations — shuttered. So far more than. . .

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. . .

Defending Against the Assault on Homeschooling

As millions of parents are now learning how to homeschool their children in the midst of the pandemic, a recent article in the Arizona Law Review by Harvard law professor Elizabeth Bartholet advocates for a “presumptive ban” on the practice. In this. . .

Is It Moral to Accept Government Money During Covid-19?

Is it morally permissible to accept government money? Does the answer change in the midst of a pandemic like Covid-19? In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo and Onkar Ghate discuss how to think through these questions in a principled way. . .