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How Global Capitalism Boosted Immunities

From the beginning of this virus, political elites have used the language of war. The invisible enemy would be contained, suppressed, and...

Jul 27, 2020
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Jeffrey A. Tucker
7 Mins
The Return of Brutalism

The lockdowners probably had no idea what they were about to unleash. On paper, their plans all seemed fine. Keep people apart. Make them

Jun 16, 2020
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Jeffrey A. Tucker
4 Mins
Contact Tracing: Laying the Foundation for Real-Time Social Tracking

Many academics, business leaders, and governments are claiming that technology is a critical part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Jun 3, 2020
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Sia Mohajer
5 Mins
THE ATLAS SOCIETY ASKS Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist is the first person we asked. Norquist is the President of Americans for Tax Reform and a longtime advocate for keeping the size and scope of government in check –– as a result he’s been a lightning rod of criticism for those seeking to blame limited government for the spread of coronavirus in the United States.

Apr 16, 2020
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Marilyn Moore
6 Mins
Objectivism and Covid-19

 As the health and economic effects of Covid-19 intensify, we asked philosopher and The Atlas Society Founder David Kelley, Ph.D. to outline

Mar 30, 2020
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David Kelley
4 Mins
Coronavirus Message from The Atlas Society

At a time when a highly infectious biological virus, the coronavirus, is spreading – as is an equally infectious psychological virus, panic – I wanted to take the opportunity to reach out with a message on what we at The Atlas Society are doing to respond to both.

Mar 22, 2020
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Jennifer A. Grossman
4 Mins
The Opioid Epidemic Becomes the New Rope Used for Big Business Lynching

Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin (a brand of the narcotic, oxycodone), has filed for bankruptcy and the vultures (both public and private) will get a lot less than they’re hoping for. And one hopes the Sackler family, who owns Purdue, will escape lynching and bloodletting.

Nov 4, 2019
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Donna F. Paris
6 Mins
The Return of Slavery

There are some plagues that mankind seems to be incapable of fully destroying. One of these plagues is slavery, which has existed since man

May 13, 2019
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Richard W. Rahn
4 Mins
Public Opposition to Biotech Endangers Your Life and Health

Do you want to be smarter, healthier, and live longer? Remarkably, a new Pew survey found that most Americans answer “No!” if it requires...

Jul 28, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Will Banning Genetic Engineering Kill You?

Genetic engineering is on an exponential growth path. In 2001 the cost of sequencing a human-sized genome was about $100 million. By 2007...

Dec 3, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
7 Mins
Control of Pregnancy Means Control of Women

How involved should government be in women’s pregnancies? A case from Wisconsin speaks powerfully about the dangers of personhood policy...

Nov 16, 2015
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7 Mins
Eggs, Global Warming, and Science

The arguments for man-made global warming remind me of the argument that eating eggs causes heart disease. ..

May 11, 2015
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3 Mins
Dallas Buyers Club Says "It's Your Life!"

Congratulations to Matthew McConaughey for winning the best actor Oscar for Dallas Buyers Club! The film and his fine performance highlight

Mar 4, 2014
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Aaron Day
3 Mins
Why do we have a Medicaid program?

Dr. Alieta EckDecember 3, 2013 -- A Star Ledger headline reads: “ObamaCare fuels applicant boom for NJ Medicaid—Advocate hails 35%...

Dec 4, 2013
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Alieta Eck, M.D.
4 Mins
What Motivates Obamacare Supporters?

Public policy issues should be discussed first and foremost in terms of their merits. The problem with discussing Obamacare is that most of

Oct 26, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
How Obamacare Betrays Young Adults

Obamacare places an unjust and injurious burden upon young adults, saddling them with the high health care costs of the elderly, those with

Oct 2, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
2 Mins
Yes, Sen. Harkin. It's a Civil War!

Iowa Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin, in a speech about raising the debt ceiling, said, “We are at one of the most dangerous points in our

Sep 27, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
Romney Beats Obama in Debate, Round One

It was the battle of the blue suits, round one, in the presidential debates. There were no major gaffes and no absolute knockouts. Pundits

Oct 4, 2012
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Gov. Christie Slaps Deluded Spendaholics

Ever see someone driven by booze, drugs, gambling or some other obsession and destroying family and friends as a result? Ever want to see...

Aug 30, 2012
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
A Health Insurance Speech Mandate

Under ObamaCare, health insurers must in some cases send rebates to insured individuals. Under new regulations, the Wall Street Journal....

May 14, 2012
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1 Min
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