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Viruses versus Lockdowns: It's Not about Tradeoffs

HealthPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

05/15/2020Audio/Video
Presenting "saving lives" as a more or less equal alternative to commerce and community is a misguided view of what the lockdown debate is really all about.
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The COVID Crash: A Webinar with Daniel Lacalle

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsFree MarketsGlobal EconomyStrategyU.S. Economy

05/15/2020Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and economist Daniel Lacalle present a special live seminar on the COVID-19 crisis and what it means for your economic future.
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Crisis or Opportunity? To Politicians, It's the Same Thing

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

05/15/2020Audio/Video
The COVID-19 panic has provided a myriad of opportunities for politicians to exploit the fear and pain of ordinary people for personal profit.
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How the COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Increase Resentment of the Elderly

Booms and Busts

05/14/2020Audio/Video
How do the shutdowns increase ageism? Because millions have arguably been thrown out of work in the name of protecting the elderly. The resulting economic devastation comes at the expense of younger workers, parents, students, and families.
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Testing and Contact Tracing: The Challenges Ahead

Health

05/14/2020Audio/Video
Gregg Gonsalves, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Yale University Medical School, explains what a strategy of testing and contract tracing might look like.
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How Bad Is It?

Booms and Busts

05/14/2020Audio/Video
Crashes are fast, like that first hill on a coaster. Recoveries are not, for the simple reason that production is more difficult than destruction.
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Germany Pushes Back against the ECB's Bailouts

InflationFinancial Markets

05/13/2020Audio/Video
The EU has now become essentially a makeshift, lawless regime designed to prop up bankrupt states. So much so, in fact, that even the German supreme court has become alarmed.
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Fevers, Flus, and Viruses: Adam Rodman on the Nosological Challenges of COVID-19

Health

05/13/2020Audio/Video
Dr. Adam Rodman, host of the podcast Bedside Rounds , sheds light on the COVID-related challenges that clinicians are now confronting.
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Brazils Bolsonaro Becomes Political Target Thanks to Skeptical Approach to COVID-19 Lockdowns

Global EconomyHealth

05/12/2020Audio/Video
While the Left has agitated for more government spying and harsher "lockdowns," Brazil's president—perhaps fearing economic implosion—has been reluctant to crack down.
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Negative Interest Rates: Rewarding Profligacy

Financial MarketsMonetary Policy

05/12/2020Audio/Video
Why would an investor buy a bond that pays a negative interest rate? The answer lies in understanding how central banks manipulate the economy.
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