Brownstone Category

April 26, 2022

How Panic Spread: Covid in the Early Days

It was February 2020, and news accounts had been describing increasingly alarming information about a deadly new virus emanating from…

April 26, 2022

New Zealand Used Selective Science and Force to Drive High Vaccination Rates 

We expect that knowledge produced and applied in a health emergency will produce information that is protective of health. But…

April 25, 2022

Things the CDC Does Not Know

There are many things the CDC does not actually know. They did not run the appropriate studies, so they do…

April 25, 2022

Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and the Future of Masking

San Diego’s nickname is “America’s Finest City.”  Whether you agree with that designation or not, there are few people in…

April 25, 2022

Must We Make a Case Against Dictatorship? 

Some federal officials have made startling statements in recent days. Given the times in which we live, we can no…

April 25, 2022

The Grave Dangers of Politicizing Medicine

For the past 20 years, medical practitioners (nurses and doctors) were ranked the most trusted professions by the Gallup Honesty…

April 24, 2022

Reich (and Fauci) are Wildly Wrong

Dear Correspondent, Because when you sent to me the following tweet by Robert Reich you provided no commentary, I can’t tell if…

April 24, 2022

Mask Mania: Interview with Ian Miller

Ian Miller is the author of Unmasked: The Global Failure of Mask Mandates. With the topic very much in the…

April 23, 2022

Math Proficiency Rates Show Impact of Prolonged School Closures 

I was recently enlisted to help create some visuals to help convey the concerning trend in math proficiency of Middle…

April 22, 2022

Have People Been Given the Wrong Vaccine?

Randomized controlled trials show all-cause mortality reduction from the Covid adenovirus-vector vaccines (RR=0.37, 95%CI: 0.19-0.70) but not from the mRNA…