Even as governments propose more restrictions on individuals and businesses to prevent the spread of COVID-19, former Trump FDA Commissioner Dr.
The day will come when the coronavirus is tamed, America gets back to work, and there will be toilet paper on store shelves across the nation. But will governments return to their pre-crisis status, and surrender the powers they have activated in recent weeks?
Worrying about civil liberties during a pandemic may seem quaint. But with governments increasingly considering policies to more closely track and monitor individuals to prevent the spread of COVID-19, what's permitted and what's off limits are ripe topics for discussion.
With Congress debating a $1 trillion (or larger) fiscal stimulus measure that includes direct payments to individuals, loans to companies, state and local governments, and much more, the obvious question is: will any of it work?
Among those not letting a global crisis go to waste: hackers. They still want your data (and money), and they are willing to take advantage of coronavirus tracking websites to get it.
Politicians of all stripes and partisan affiliations are raging against what they see as a wave of price gouging for a number of high-demand household items. While cracking down on suddenly high prices may sound nice, it's really doing fundmental harm to the laws of supply and demand - and ultimately, to consumers. As Reason Magazine's J.D.
There's a line of argument developing in the nation that if only we had been more nationalist in our outlook -- more restrictive of foreign trade, for example -- and less globalist, then we wouldn't be in the coronavirus mess right now.
The federal government's response to the coronavirus outbreak so far leaves much to be desired.
New York Sen.
The calendar says Spring is almost here, with milder days soon to come. For government bureaucrats and members of Congress, however, it's never too early to think about summer, and how to undermine one of our most effective tools for fighting heat and humidity: air conditioning.
The federal government's spending problems are well documented.