Tag: libertarianism

which-coronavirus-policies-succeed,-and-which-fail:-ny.-times-analysis-confirms-mine
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Nov
2020

Which Coronavirus Policies Succeed, And Which Fail: N.Y. Times Analysis Confirms MineWhich Coronavirus Policies Succeed, And Which Fail: N.Y. Times Analysis Confirms Mine

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture According to an analysis by and in the New York Times on November 18th, which is headlined “States That Imposed Few Restrictions Now Have the Worst Outbreaks”, “Coronavirus cases are rising in almost every U.S. state. But the surge is worst now in places where leaders neglected to […]

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how-us.’s-response-to-covid-19-could-precipitate-2nd-great-depression
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Sep
2020

How U.S.’s Response to Covid-19 Could Precipitate 2nd Great DepressionHow U.S.’s Response to Covid-19 Could Precipitate 2nd Great Depression

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture On March 10th of this year, there were 290 daily new U.S. cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus-19). On March 13th, U.S. President Donald Trump declared a pandemic national emergency, because the number of daily new cases was now suddenly doubling within only three days. However, no lockdown was imposed. […]

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Jun
2020

‘Herd Immunity’ Is a Failed Response to Coronavirus‘Herd Immunity’ Is a Failed Response to Coronavirus

Eric Zuesse Denmark and Sweden are often compared regarding their handling of coronavirus-19 because the two Scandinavian countries are similar to one-another in many ways but took very different approaches to dealing with the coronavirus challenge. Whereas Sweden took a libertarian approach (meaning minimal regulations) and aimed to develop a ‘herd immunity’ to the disease, […]

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ideology-and-coronavirus
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May
2020

Ideology and CoronavirusIdeology and Coronavirus

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture There are two polar-opposite approaches for dealing with the challenge of coronavirus-19: libertarian proposals prioritize the economy above the public’s health, whereas socialist proposals prioritize the public’s health above the economy. Libertarian countries rely on developing “herd immunity” to the disease, in preference to imposing social distancing and […]

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May
2020

America’s design causes it to fail the coronavirus-19 challenge.America’s design causes it to fail the coronavirus-19 challenge.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture America isn’t the only country which is so corrupt as to stand at or near the top of the global coronavirus-infection rankings, but, as the June 2020 issue of The Atlantic headlines, “We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was […]

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