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On Human Responsibility

by Donald J. Boudreaux via AIER We denizens of modernity overestimate ourselves. As individuals, we are not close to being as intelligent, as reasonable, or as capable as we suppose ourselves to be.  Our overestimation of our abilities is understandable. Every day of our lives we see automobiles whiz by, hear jetliners soar overhead, and […]

On Skepticism of Covid-19 Vaccines

by Donald J. Boudreaux via AIER Tennis star Novak Djokovic famously (or, depending on your perspective, infamously) refused to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition for entering Australia to play in the Australian Open. Djokovic’s refusal prompted National Review’s Kevin Williamson and Charles Cooke to engage each other in an online debate over the […]

Fauci Lies in the Senate

by James R. Harrigan and David Waugh via American Institute for Economic Research Dr. Anthony Fauci offered some unhinged testimony before the Senate yesterday, and while his calling Kansas Senator Roger Marshall a moron on a hot mic got most of the ink, his exchange with Senator Rand Paul was the real lowlight. There just seems […]

Fauci, Emails, and Some Alleged Science

by Phillip Magness and James Harrigan via American Institute for Economic Research From October 2-4, 2020, the American Institute for Economic Research hosted a small conference for scientists to discuss the Covid-19 lockdowns. Just four days later, Dr. Francis Collins, the retiring Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), would call the three of […]

The FDA’s War Against the Truth on Ivermectin

by David Henderson and Charles Hooper via The American Institute for Economic Research On July 28, the Wall Street Journal ran our article “Why Is the FDA Attacking a Safe, Effective Drug?” In it, we outlined the potential value of the antiparasitic drug ivermectin for Covid-19, and we questioned the FDA’s vigorous attack on ivermectin. Many […]