Philosophy

Did the Lockdown Save Lives?

Jeffrey Tucker from AIER makes a case against social lockdowns.
Economics

How Trade Solves Covid-19

Economics

The Tyranny of (Alleged) Experts

Barry Brownstein from the AIER makes a case against too easily accepting expert wisdom.
Economy

Sound Healthcare Policy Is Needed At Crisis-ridden WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations’ agency for international public health, is having its annual executive board meeting in Geneva in a few days’ time, from the 3rd to 8th of February.
Economics

Beware The Costs Of Carbon Taxation

Carbon taxation is commonly championed by environmentalists. In a recently published op-ed on CNA, Professor Angel Hsu urged the Singapore government to ramp up carbon taxation.
Economics

Why The Answer To Climate Change Is Not Going To Come From Government

Economy

Greta Thunberg’s Stolen Dreams: The Politics of Climate Doom

“How dare you!” An indignant Greta Thunberg spat into the microphone as she stared out with her unflinching eyes at legions of starry-eyed guests at the recent UN Climate Action Summit. "You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words… We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”
Economics

The Problem With Singapore’s First Climate Rally

Environmental activism today is in vogue. Climate change protests have been going on for years in the West.
Economics

What Makes Singapore’s Healthcare System Successful?

Since 2012, the UN has touted the lofty policy goal of universally accessible, high-quality and affordable healthcare to nations everywhere. Three years later, the UN put in place a finish line for this goal in the year 2030, and in 2017 continued to urge the pursuit of this goal for governments everywhere.