We are joined by two experts from across the Pond – Clark Neily and Connor Boyak – to discuss the US protests, elections, and Donald Trump's handling of the pandemic. Clark is the Vice President for Criminal Justice at the Cato Institute. His areas of interest include constitutional law, overcriminalization, civil forfeiture, police accountability, and ... Continue reading
The UK is nearing the end of the initial 3-week lockdown announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but there is no end in sight. Many expect the current restrictions to be extending but there are growing voices clamouring for a relaxation of the rules, arguing the lockdown was an overreaction and is doing unnecessary damage ... Continue reading
Covid-19 is threatening lives and economies across the globe. As the UK government enforces social distancing to slow the spread of the virus, a sharp slowdown in economic activity is not only inevitable but necessary from a public health perspective. Ministers have been charged with the unenviable task of ensuring that hitting pause now does ... Continue reading
INTRODUCING... #IEAsolation! The IEA's thinkers, economists and spokespeople are isolated along with the rest of the country, but that hasn't stopped the classical liberal thoughts and ideas that normally emanate from our office in Westminster! Join us as we react to the weekly madness unleashed by the response to coronavirus. In thinking about how Westminster ... Continue reading
As humans have spread across the world, so have infectious diseases. Even in this modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant, though not every outbreak reaches pandemic level as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has. Epidemiologists, the scientists who track the incidents and spread of diseases are always on the lookout for the next big outbreak, but predicting ... Continue reading