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Health Care Workers’ Battle with ‘Moral Distress’

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer and Elan Journo discuss the philosophical ideas that worsen the “moral distress” currently plaguing doctors and nurses. Among the topics covered: How many health care workers are leaving their jobs or. . .

Dr. Amesh Adalja: Evaluating the Vaccine Rollout

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo interviews Dr. Amesh Adalja, a well-known expert on pandemic preparedness, about the Covid-19 vaccine rollout and other pandemic updates. Among other topics, they cover: The level of. . .

Is It Selfish to Never Wear a Mask?

What should we think of people who flatly refuse to wear masks in any situation? Some pundits give an unequivocal answer: “Failure to wear a mask [is] an incredibly selfish act that puts other people’s lives at risk.” “Being against masks is a. . .

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. . .

A Pro-Freedom, Pro-Science Alternative to Lockdowns

As coronavirus cases resurge around the world, governments are reimposing sweeping lockdowns. The last lockdowns exacted a heavy toll on our liberties and our livelihoods, and even now we still face rising infections. Many people who favor lockdowns. . .

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. . .

A Pro-Freedom, Pro-Science Alternative to Lockdowns

As coronavirus cases resurge around the world, governments are reimposing sweeping lockdowns. The last lockdowns exacted a heavy toll on our liberties and our livelihoods, and even now we still face rising infections. . .