Blog

Ralph Nader Flips Out

Criticism can be just or unjust, and it’s hard to imagine anything more unjust than Mr. Nader’s criticism of Fed Chair Jay Powell.

April 9, 2020
Policy Forum

The Economics of Lockdowns

Featuring John Cochrane, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute, and blogger at The Grumpy Economist; Anna Scherbina, Associate professor of finance, Brandeis University; visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute; and author, “Determining the Optimal Duration of the COVID-19 Suppression Policy: A Cost‐​Benefit Analysis”; Emil Verner, Assistant professor of finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and author, “Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu”; moderated by Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute.

April 9, 2020
Commentary

Thou Shalt Practice Social Distancing

The world’s major faiths face a test, and some religious leaders are failing by endangering human lives in the name of adhering to tradition–and ushering in a new age of secularism in the process.

Foreign Policy