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July 23, 2020

Fauci Is Wrong: New York Did Not Do it “Correctly”

After a months-long struggle to contain COVID-19, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo seems confident that he has steered the state…

July 23, 2020

Policing Can and Should Be Privately Provided (Video)

The U.S. is at a crossroads on the topic of policing. The usual binary has framed the debate: support the…

July 17, 2020

Who Should Be on Trump’s New C-19 Advisory Commission?

I’m an enthusiast for Trump’s attacks on bad showerheads and low-flow faucets and toilets. Six months ago, he was just…

July 16, 2020

The New York Times Revives Its Grim Past

Walter Duranty of the NYT, as featured in the 2019 film Mr. Jones The resignation letter from former New York…

July 14, 2020

The Lockdowns Might Be Killing the Arts

What’s closed in the arts? Nearly everything. Unless you want to switch on your laptop. Otherwise forget it. Hardly anyone…

July 10, 2020

When Will the Madness End?

I was sitting in the green room in a Manhattan television studio on the day that the storm seemed to…

July 8, 2020

Can They Really Get Away with Banning TikTok?

The Trump administration announced yesterday that it might follow India’s lead and ban TikTok for Americans. There is some sense…

July 7, 2020

The Metaphysics of Lockdown, According to Albert Camus

For many people, it was their first experience in a full denial of freedom. Locked in their homes. Prevented from…

July 6, 2020

What Good Comes from this Tragedy?

Many millions have spent the last four months in sadness and depression. It’s hard to watch the world shattered by…

July 4, 2020

Smallpox Ravaged the Soldiers but They Still Fought and Won a Revolution

One of the most marvelous books I’ve read this year is Donald Henderson’s personal story of the eradication of smallpox.…