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Fauci, Emails, And Some Alleged Science

Fauci, Emails, And Some Alleged Science

by Phil Magness The American Institute for Economic Research hosted a small conference for scientists to discuss the Covid-19 lockdowns from October 2-4, 2020.  Just four days later, Dr. Francis Collins, the retiring Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), would call the three of the scientists in attendance “fringe epidemiologists,” in a directive […]

Everything Nancy MacLean Doesn’t Like Is A Conspiracy Theory

Everything Nancy MacLean Doesn’t Like Is A Conspiracy Theory

by Phillip W. Magness In her 2017 book Democracy in Chains, Duke University historian Nancy MacLean uses economist James M. Buchanan as a point of blame for all that she finds objectionable about modern American politics. The core of her story is a fantastical conspiracy theory that places Buchanan at the center of an alleged 1950s […]

Quacks In The Ivory Tower: How Conspiracy Theorizing Took Over Lockdown Science

Quacks In The Ivory Tower: How Conspiracy Theorizing Took Over Lockdown Science

Phillip W. Magness Is the Great Barrington Declaration (GBD) simply a front for a secret global eugenics plot, hatched at AIER by the British Ministry of Defence and financed by the Koch Brothers as part of an ongoing effort to force climate change, tobacco, and Covid-19 infections on our senior citizens? Such claims may sound […]

Imperial College Predicted Catastrophe in Every Country on Earth. Then the Models Failed.

Imperial College Predicted Catastrophe in Every Country on Earth. Then the Models Failed.

Phillip W. Magness  . The satirist Ambrose Bierce once defined prophecy as the “art and practice of selling one’s credibility for future delivery.” Covid-19 has produced no shortage of doomsaying prophets whose prognostications completely failed at future delivery, and yet in the eyes of the scientific community their credibility remains peculiarly intact. No greater example […]

The Brutalization of College Students During Lockdowns

The Brutalization of College Students During Lockdowns

Jack Nicastro   Phillip W. Magness On March 10, 2020 at 7:16 p.m. the University of Dayton tweeted that all dormitories on campus would be closed less than 24 hours later in order to protect “the health and safety of our campus community.” It was one of hundreds of colleges and universities that rushed to clear out its campus […]