Brownstone Category

May 16, 2022

The Case Against the CDC as We Know It

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) was founded in 1946 as a backwater quasi-governmental agency with a negligible budget and a handful…

May 16, 2022

Can We Now See that Economics Does Not Diverge from Public Health?

The dramatic shortage of baby formula underscores the point: a functioning economy is essential to public health. It’s the same…

May 16, 2022

Congress and the Pandemic Response: An Interview with Thomas Massie

Congressman Thomas Massie of Kentucky is the rare example of a statesman in the US who saw the pandemic and…

May 15, 2022

The Memo that Closed the Nation’s Schools

Early in the pandemic response, a group of intellectuals, public health officials, federal law enforcement employees, and university professionals began…

May 15, 2022

Can We Find Our Way Back to Freedom?

One of the most destabilizing aspects of the chaos of the past few years is that the pillars of society—our…

May 14, 2022

The New Rift Between WHO and China

From the beginning of the pandemic, the World Health Organization and China’s CCP have worked and spoken hand-in-glove, culminating in…

May 13, 2022

The Red Dawn Email Dump: February-March 2020

The gigantic mess of called lockdown began with an email thread called Red Dawn in early 2020, based on the…

May 13, 2022

Why Is an Entire Generation Ignorant of Cell Biology? 

Twenty years ago, I changed careers from management at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals to teach science to high school students. As cliché…

May 13, 2022

The Culture of Devaluation, Destruction, and Devolution

This has been a week of spin, with every regime apologist assuring the public that inflation is getting better. Just…

May 13, 2022

Is It a Crime to Be Exposed?

Imagine you’re back in pre-school. You’re sitting on the rug, listening to the teacher read a storybook. Suddenly, the nurse…