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We Can Protect Liberty While Combating Pandemics

America is allegedly the land of the free. But since March, millions have lived under statewide mandatory lockdowns. As the lockdowns are being lifted, we should reflect on how to approach any resurgence of cases — and the next pandemic. Must we. . .

Are Lockdowns Justified? An Interview with Onkar Ghate

Are statewide lockdowns the right approach in this pandemic? What is government’s proper role in the face of infectious diseases? What would a truly American, pro-freedom response to Covid-19 look like? Alex Epstein interviewed Onkar Ghate, senior. . .

Seeing Through Misinformation About the Pandemic

How should we sort through the information about Covid-19 and distinguish fact from falsehood? In the first episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer and Onkar Ghate sat down to discuss the claims around the drug hydroxychloroquine and the debate over. . .

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 Dangerous Thinking Behind Pandemic Partisanship

President Trump stirred up a controversy first by touting the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19, and then by musing about the use of UV light and even disinfectant to cure the disease. The way some have defended Trump’s speculation has. . .

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. . .