Fauci Pushes Goggles. Are Snorkels Next?

– August 3, 2020

“It was my pleasure to join Liz Wheeler’s show ‘Tipping Point’ to discuss the devastating GDP figures and the broader economic contraction facing America as we continue to follow the flawed strategy of government imposed lockdowns. I also demonstrated a possible next phase of clothing mandate.” Phil Magness


Tech Giants: Friends or Enemies? (Video)

– July 31, 2020

“The trouble with the tech giants is not their size, I argued in this appearance, on BBC World News, but their treatment of customer privacy and collusion with political forces for their own gain. A free market needs big business, but those businesses need not be evil.” ~ Edward Peter Stringham


The Worst Policy Decision in American History (Video)

– July 30, 2020

For the last 5 months, Americans have been bullied and punished by political elites who decided in their wisdom, to mask us, take away our jobs, depress our economic prospects, order us indoors and fine us, if we dare not comply.


Policing Can and Should Be Privately Provided (Video)

– July 23, 2020

The U.S. is at a crossroads on the topic of policing. The usual binary has framed the debate: support the police or defund the police. There is a third and better option. I was very pleased to be invited by Reason to appear in a video about private alt …


How to Get Americans Off unemployment Amid the Virus (Video)

– July 18, 2020

“I was happy to discuss with Neil Cavuto the ridiculous amount of money the federal government has spent to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus and the long-term impact of this spending on employment and fiscal health.” ~Edward Peter Stringham


When Will the Madness End?

– July 10, 2020

“We’ve learned throughout this ordeal that despite our technology, our knowledge, our history of building prosperity and peace, we are no smarter than our ancestors and, by some measures, not as smart as our parents and grandparents. The experience with COVID has caused a mass reversion to the superstitions and panics that sporadically defined the human experience of ages past.” ~ Jeffrey A. Tucker

Edward Stringham on BBC News talking about Trump targeting Social Media

Government Controls Will Worsen the Social Media Problem (Video)

– May 30, 2020

“I appeared on the BBC to discuss the huge problems of social media and why Trump’s executive order can only make matters worse. What we need are fewer controls, not more, and a restoration of the original idea of the Internet as a free marketplace of ideas.” ~ Edward Stringham


On Shocking Job Losses, the Worst May Be Over (Video)

– May 8, 2020

Roughly 33.5 million people have now filed for jobless aid in the seven weeks since the coronavirus began forcing millions of companies to close their doors and slash their workforces. Here I join Karen Tso, Steve Sedgwick, and Julianna Tatelbaum from CNBC “Street Signs” to discuss the U.S. economy.


Problems With COVID-19 Science (Video)

– May 5, 2020

What can economics tell us about modeling the policy response to pandemics? In this interview we discuss the role of interdisciplinary insights into public health policy, scrutinize the coronavirus models, and explore the challenges with accurately forecasting disease transmission.


Seminar with Edward Stringham, Knut Wittkowski, David Henderson, and Bill Luddy (Video)

– April 24, 2020

The American Institute for Economic Research held a live seminar with Knut Wittkowski, David Henderson, and Bill Luddy. The topic: whether we have to choose between health and wealth. https://youtu.be/rV8W3yIDkoA


Liberate America from this Draconian Lockdown (Video)

– April 19, 2020

You can’t mitigate a disease by destroying the people’s liberty and property. The costs of the shutdown have been unspeakably high and get worse by the day. Those costs must be considered alongside those of Covid-19 itself.


Why Does the Once-Richest Economy in the World Have a PPE Shortage? (Video)

– April 16, 2020

Protectionism with the twist of #COVIDー19 is a very toxic combination, especially in the medical supply trade. When there is a shortage of medical supplies, going out of our way to make them more expensive will hurt people.