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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the author of The Diversity Delusion.
Coronavirus panic has set America back hundreds of years
By Heather Mac Donald
A vote for Biden is a vote for fear over optimism
The drum beat to halt the reopenings gets louder by the day. It should be resisted
Or why the media is so desperate to turn good COVID-19 news into bad
The furor over the maskless VE celebration highlights the forces driving this moment of national fear and submission
The public health establishment is desperate to maintain hysteria in the populace
Some higher rate of black coronavirus fatalities was predictable, albeit still tragic, given what we know about viral co-morbidities
The rush to impose sweeping restrictions on public and commercial life across the entire economy should be more carefully evaluated
Have the grounds for feminist complaint ever been softer?
More Salem than Thanksgiving
Heather Mac Donald
Where are the deaths?
Consider the costs
The paranoid style in COVID-19 America
Will America succumb to safetyism?
A short guide to justifying re-lockdown
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.