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China, the Virus, and the Imperative to Build for Tomorrow

Marc Andreessen's "It's Time To Build" is a hopeful cri de coeur in this time of pandemic. Americans, and American elite leadership specifically, need what strikes me as essentially a spiritual awakening, and Andreessen speaks to that in his own way by pointing out that an ugly aspect of American life that this virus has revealed is a sort of cultural impotence. Read More ›
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And Now… Crypto-COVID!

While the equity markets have garnered a lot of attention in the COVID-19 pandemic, cryptocurrencies have been largely ignored by the media. This is partly because interest in cryptocurrencies in general has waned over the last two years. Read More ›
Taipei, Taiwan, March 12, 2020. A Chinese man, wearing a face mask to protect himself from the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV or COVID-19 is riding a scooter in Taipei, Taiwan.
A man, wearing a face mask to protect himself from the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV or COVID-19 is riding a scooter in Taipei, Taiwan.
Wearing a face mask for protection from the novel coronavirus and riding a scooter in Taipei, Taiwan.

Taiwan Learned Who Not to Trust

Why has Taiwan done so well in combating COVID-19 — this pestilence that the press initially was calling the “Chinese coronavirus” or “Wuhan virus”? Simple: Taiwan’s leadership assumed everything it was hearing was a lie. A PBS News Hour feature sheds light on the skeptic posture that America must adopt toward Beijing going forward. Read More ›
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Sci-fi Culture: There’s Life Here on Planet Covid!

Although there is always something happening here in Genre World, the current pandemic has put quite a damper on new releases and anticipated series. With major releases postponed, we sci-fi fans tirelessly check our email and bookmarked sci-fi news sites for any good news. Read More ›
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China Rx: America’s Dependence on China for Medicine w/Rosemary Gibson and Frank Gaffney

“Millions of Americans are taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs made in China and don’t know it and neither do their doctors. These are prescription drugs in the legal supply chain that are distributed to U.S. hospitals, sold in corner drug stores and grocery store pharmacies, and distributed to military hospitals and clinics around the world,” explains Rosemary Gibson. We cannot Read More ›

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The Stock Market: Gains, Pains, and Panics

Let’s push an imaginary rewind button on the stock market. We’ll go back five years to April 14, 2015. The S&P 500 is at 2096, up 80% over the previous decade. Read More ›
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Bill Walton and Jay Richards Discuss the Economic and Health Crisis Created By COVID-19

Discovery Institute Senior Fellows Bill Walton and Jay Richards sat down with economist Steve Moore to discuss the health and economic crisis created by the coronavirus, and how to respond without all of our freedoms and civil liberties being trampled. They explore the many policy proposals driven by partisan politics, China’s role, the World Health Organization, and the left’s agenda. Read More ›