Jeffrey A. Tucker is Editorial Director for the American Institute for Economic Research.
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0:23 – “The American government was justified in shutting down the economy to halt the spreading of a deadly, contagious disease that has killed millions worldwide in order to save the lives of its citizens” – How do you respond?
2:28 – ‘Logic tells us social distancing = less spreading = less death’
5:46 – Is there any correlation between locked down areas & lower death rates?
9:08 – Hong Kong Flu of 1968 – https://www.aier.org/article/woodstock-occurred-in-the-middle-of-a-pandemic/
14:02 – Solutions v. trade offs, what are the 2ndary effects of the lockdowns?
16:04 – ‘We didn’t know what this was, lockdowns were our way of playing it safe.’
19:40 – Are cases & deaths increasing or decreasing?
25:27 – Immune systems & the Flu shot
28:28 – New decade, new justification for government – how can we think our way out of this?
30:52 – ‘There are no libertarians in a pandemic, this shows we need socialism.’