Press

Publications

, The Dan Proft Show
Podcast: Insurers’ Fight with Congress Over Pandemic Coverage
R.J. Lehmann

From The Dan Proft Show:

R Street’s Ray Lehmann discusses the fight between insurers’ and Congress over pandemic coverage.

, AEI
5 questions for Tony Mills on public science funding from World War II to present
Tony Mills

Has America been taking its technological supremacy for granted? Should policymakers reverse the trend of declining public support for research and development. If so, should basic science or applied…

, The New York Times
Trump’s Order on Social Media Could Harm One Person in Particular: Donald Trump
Jeffrey Westling

From The New York Times:

In the meantime, Mr. Trump’s order may still have an impact. “I think what the order is trying to do is say a company like Twitter holds itself out to be a neutral…

, reason
Josh Hawley Wants To Wreck America’s Economy To Own the Libs
Clark Packard & Halie Craig

From reason:

Just as importantly, Hawley’s wrong on the economics. Withdrawing from the WTO would leave America cut off from the lower tariff rates that member nations grant to one another,…

President Trump’s Executive Order is Already Damaging Online Speech
William Gray

Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order to “prevent online censorship” and pledged to pursue legislation with the same goal. His order, and the threat of future legislation, are…

, Newsy
Video: The Case for Government Supplied Face Masks
Caleb Watney

From Newsy:

R Street’s Caleb Watney discusses the case for government supplied face masks on Newsy.

, The Dispatch
No, We Shouldn’t Cancel Our Debt With China
Jonathan Bydlak

From The Dispatch:

These concerns were echoed by economist Jonathan Bydlak, the director of the R Street Institute’s Fiscal and Budget Policy Project.

“The most obvious implication is that…

, The Guardian
Could a patent get in between you and a Covid-19 test? Yes
Charles Duan

From The Guardian:

In 2001, the United States faced a credible threat of an anthrax outbreak, yet Bayer refused to license its patents on ciprofloxacin (Cipro), the most effective antibiotic…

, Captured Economy
Bret Stephens’ Pharmapologetics
Charles Duan

From Captured Economy:

Now, when the demand for both innovation and access is high, it’s time to think outside the box and reevaluate the relationship between pharmaceutical drugs and the…

, reason
How Coronavirus Is Like Venereal Disease, and Other Bad Analogies
Shoshana Weissmann

From reason:

“It’s Going To Be Hard Enough To Get Kids Back to Day Care After COVID-19,” by Shoshana Weissmann