AIER Category

September 13, 2020

In a War on Restaurants, Media Tout the Lockdown Narrative

Just when the fear starts to subside, and growing public skepticism seems to push governors into opening, something predictable happens.…

September 9, 2020

The Clearest and Best Video Explanation of the Virus, the Lockdowns, and the Impact

Those of us who have been reading and writing on lockdowns and the Covid-19 virus have been frustrated in competition…

September 7, 2020

The Melbourne Syndrome

The Covid pandemic has brought on our modern version of The Stockholm Syndrome which you will recall is: “Feelings of…

August 27, 2020

Small Signs of Hope that Lockdowns Could Soon End

For so many months, it’s been nonstop bad news on business closures, arts trashed, museum shuttering, unemployment, missed surgeries and…

August 26, 2020

Lockdowns are Cruel and Regressive, says Oxford University’s Professor Sunetra Gupta

Oxford University Professor Sunetra Gupta has been an outspoken voice for calm, science, and rationality in dealing with this virus.…

August 22, 2020

Older Americans Should Be Anti-Lockdown Activists

It’s happened to quite a number of us. We write against the lockdowns for all the incredible economic, psychological, and…

August 20, 2020

Governments Are Faking It, and Copying Each Other

A mystery for months is how it is that so many governments in so many different places on earth could…

August 16, 2020

When Your Intellectual Heroes Let You Down

The lockdown upheaval has affected every aspect of life, including intellectual life. People we have never heard of have become…

August 15, 2020

What Will Not Recover: Government

What becomes of government credibility in the post-lockdown period? There are thousands of politicians in this country for whom this…

August 13, 2020

King Canute and the Virus Tide

Nine-hundred years ago, the English historian Henry of Huntingdon wrote down an older Anglo-Saxon story/myth of King Canute who claimed…