Fauci’s Mask Flip-Flop, Explained (by Economics)

Last summer in an interview with CBS Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell, Dr. Anthony Fauci said he had no regrets over advising Americans against wearing masks in public spaces early in the pandemic, even though his recommendations changed months later. “I don’t regret anything I said then because in the context of the time in … Continue reading Fauci’s Mask Flip-Flop, Explained (by Economics)

15 States Are Moving to Curb Public Health Agency Powers Following Lockdown Carnage

Mike Fratantuono grew up in a restaurant. Literally. For decades, Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie, Maryland, was the family business. Over the years, he’d done seemingly every job imaginable: busboy, bartender, and butcher; prep cook and plumber; handyman and manager. Fratantuono says that’s what made it so hard to watch the family’s legacy become a … Continue reading 15 States Are Moving to Curb Public Health Agency Powers Following Lockdown Carnage

Filmmakers Take Aim at Lockdowns in ‘Follow the Science’ Documentary

For the arts industry, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Musicians saw incomes instantly wiped out when live venues were forced to close due to lockdowns. The film industry came to a screeching halt as production studios and sets shut down indefinitely. Countless individuals, from sound technicians to makeup artists, were labeled "unessential" by authorities. But … Continue reading Filmmakers Take Aim at Lockdowns in ‘Follow the Science’ Documentary

Deadly Mistake: Ban on Flavored Nicotine Products Led Teenagers to Smoke More Cigarettes, Study Finds

The latest target of the public health bureaucracy's regulatory efforts is flavored tobacco products, in particular, flavored vaping products that are often popular among young people. Bans on such products are cropping up around the country, but a new study shows that these restrictions can backfire—to deadly consequence. Yale University Public Health Professor Abigail S. … Continue reading Deadly Mistake: Ban on Flavored Nicotine Products Led Teenagers to Smoke More Cigarettes, Study Finds

578,555 people have died from COVID-19 in the US, or maybe it’s 912,345 – here’s why it’s hard to count

Ronald D. Fricker Jr., Virginia Tech When the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington released its estimate that COVID-19 had killed 912,345 people in the U.S. by May 6, 2021, many were shocked. That’s 60% higher than the 578,555 coronavirus-related deaths officially reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading 578,555 people have died from COVID-19 in the US, or maybe it’s 912,345 – here’s why it’s hard to count

Fight to Hold Andrew Cuomo Accountable ‘Feels Like Upward Climb,’ Janice Dean Says

Janice Dean began speaking out against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo when she saw that media outlets weren’t holding the Democratic governor accountable for what was happening in New York during the COVID-10 pandemic. Dean, senior meteorologist at Fox News Channel, lost both her mother-in-law and father-in-law to the disease in New York nursing homes. While thousands of elderly … Continue reading Fight to Hold Andrew Cuomo Accountable ‘Feels Like Upward Climb,’ Janice Dean Says