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To Take or Not to Take

The CARES Act has created a moral dilemma for those Americans who value freedom. The pandemic has cost them their jobs, their savings, their businesses. And they blame a significant part of this loss on the government. But because they oppose. . .

Onkar Ghate on the Pandemic: The Ross Kaminsky Show

Onkar Ghate, ARI senior fellow and chief philosophy officer, recently appeared on The Ross Kaminsky Show — a popular show on Denver’s 630 KHOW radio. He was invited to discuss his white paper, “A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease: Planning. . .

Discussing the New Laws Needed to Combat a Pandemic

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer interviews Onkar Ghate, ARI’s chief philosophy officer, and Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease expert, to discuss Ghate’s recent paper “A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease.” Some of. . .

The Agenda Behind Shaming ARI for Taking Government Relief

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo and Onkar Ghate discuss the controversy surrounding ARI’s acceptance of a Paycheck Protection Program loan. ARI previously announced it was seeking PPP relief and elaborated the moral. . .

Arguments for Lockdowns Misrepresent Economic Evidence

The Covid-19 pandemic is probably the most daunting health crisis the world has faced in generations. Experts on pandemics have been warning us for years about the potential for an outbreak like this, but their warnings went unheeded, and many. . .

ARI Intellectuals on Radio Tackle the Pandemic Response

The Ayn Rand Institute is committed to bringing its unique approach, informed by the philosophy of Ayn Rand, to the analysis of today’s issues. In order to reach as many minds as possible, our intellectuals make an effort to appear in the media to. . .

THINKING ABOUT THE PANDEMIC

Amid the havoc and upheaval brought on by the novel coronavirus outbreak, there’s much to cover. This page showcases our latest pandemic-related content.