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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. . .

ARI Condemns Krugman’s New York Times Smear of Ayn Rand

On October 22, 2020, economist Paul Krugman published a column in the New York Times entitled “How Many Americans Will Ayn Rand Kill?” The column’s subtitle was: “Liberty doesn’t mean freedom to infect other people.” On October 23, the Ayn Rand. . .

The Curious Attacks on Bill Gates

In a widely viewed TED talk, Bill Gates warned about the risk of a global pandemic and stressed the fact that we’re unprepared for it. That was in 2015. Now that we’re actually in a global pandemic for which we are woefully unprepared, Gates has. . .

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. . .

Latest Pandemic Developments with Dr. Amesh Adalja

With coronavirus cases rising across the country and some states closing up again, it’s worth asking: Have government officials learned the lessons from the first spike in cases earlier this year? In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo talks. . .

Onkar Ghate on the Pandemic: The Ross Kaminsky Show

Onkar Ghate, ARI senior fellow and chief philosophy officer, recently appeared on The Ross Kaminsky Show — a popular show on Denver’s 630 KHOW radio. He was invited to discuss his white paper, “A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease: Planning. . .