Heather Mac Donald

Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the author of The Diversity Delusion.

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More Salem than Thanksgiving

Coronavirus panic has set America back hundreds of years

By Heather Mac Donald

Politics

Will America succumb to safetyism? 

A vote for Biden is a vote for fear over optimism

By Heather Mac Donald

Politics

Where are the deaths?

The drum beat to halt the reopenings gets louder by the day. It should be resisted

By Heather Mac Donald

Politics

A short guide to justifying re-lockdown

Or why the media is so desperate to turn good COVID-19 news into bad

By Heather Mac Donald

A generation unmasked

The furor over the maskless VE celebration highlights the forces driving this moment of national fear and submission

By Heather Mac Donald

The paranoid style in COVID-19 America

The public health establishment is desperate to maintain hysteria in the populace

By Heather Mac Donald

Politics

No, the coronavirus isn’t racist

Some higher rate of black coronavirus fatalities was predictable, albeit still tragic, given what we know about viral co-morbidities

By Heather Mac Donald

Politics

Consider the costs

The rush to impose sweeping restrictions on public and commercial life across the entire economy should be more carefully evaluated

By Heather Mac Donald

Politics

Joe Biden and the deranged policing of personal space

Have the grounds for feminist complaint ever been softer?

By Heather Mac Donald

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