Publications

May 6, 2020
Commentary

Senator Hawley’s Case for Nationalism: Strong on Propaganda, Weak on the Facts

Blaming foreigners for homemade woes is a staple of the nationalist’s diet and ditching the WTO—especially on the bases of the false pretenses Hawley offers—will serve to isolate further the United States and render what Hawley considers “the single greatest threat to American security in the 21st century, Chinese imperialism,” more difficult to counter.

Forbes.com
April 10, 2020
Commentary

The Man Who Cried Wolf

It turns out that, when everything’s a national security threat, sooner or later nothing is—not even the real one.

The Dispatch
April 8, 2020
Commentary

We Need a Coronavirus Vaccine. Patents Might Slow the Process.

The current system of drug production is based on the idea of patents, which are temporary monopolies over a particular process or product granted to inventors for a defined time period. But will this work in the age of Coronavirus?

National Interest (Online)
March 27, 2020
Commentary

Beware of Dogma

One of the hottest takes currently circulating the internet is that the coronavirus pandemic has eliminated all of the libertarians — an outcome perhaps most surprising to those of us who are libertarian and still exist.

Washington Examiner