The en banc Sixth Circuit concludes that the lawsuit seeking an injunction against Michigan's mask mandate is now moot.
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There is seldom any meaningful accountability for government incompetence.
China's "COVID zero" policy looks a lot like house arrest for Shanghai's 25 million residents who are only just now beginning to experience glimmers of freedom.
Corporations were just as greedy when prices fell in 2019 and early 2020.
The libertarianish Colorado Democrat is devolving decision-making to parents and trying to lower the income tax to zero.
There's no reason to have one set of rules for airline passengers and another for people who cross the border in a bus, train, or car.
It wasn't just autocrats who were frequently tempted to address "fake news" about the pandemic through state pressure and coercion.
The alarm aroused by the Disinformation Governance Board is understandable given the administration’s broader assault on messages it considers dangerous.
Officials in Gallatin County, Montana, say a state law that prohibits local governments from forcing businesses to turn customers away is preventing it from cracking down on zoning code violators.
The good doctor's "individual assessment of my personal risk" apparently lets him attend brunch but not dinner.
"Government restrictions came in, which literally shut us down," says Paul Smith, who co-owns Red Stag Tattoo in Austin, Texas.
The estimate implies an overall infection fatality rate of about 0.5 percent, although that number should be viewed with caution.
The kids never came back to big-city public schools, and now districts face budgetary "Armageddon."
The president’s COVID-19 adviser embodies the arrogance of technocrats who are sure they know what’s best for us.
If the CDC's Mask Mandate Is 'Necessary for the Public Health,' Why Didn't the DOJ Seek a Stay To Restore It?
The Biden administration's main priority seems to be leaving the agency's authority vague enough to allow future interventions.
The Colorado Democrat supports abortion rights, school choice, letting kids play unsupervised, an end to COVID-19 overreach, and an income tax rate of "zero."
Some implications of the government's decision not to seek a stay of the district court ruling. Plus, the low quality of the trial judge's opinion doesn't necessarily mean there are no good arguments against the mandate's legality.
That's a fundamentally anti-democratic attitude.
The Stanford professor and Great Barrington Declaration coauthor stands up to COVID-19 autocrats and disastrous lockdowns by following the science.
France's Authoritarian Establishment Faces Off Against the Even Uglier Authoritarianism of the Far Right
French President Emmanuel Macron is authoritarian-light. Candidate Marine Le Pen is worse.
The anti-lockdown Stanford public health professor on being attacked by Fauci, the loss of trust in medical experts, and how to save science going forward.
The DOJ Is Reluctant To Continue Defending the CDC's Mask Mandate Because It Worries It Will Lose Again
Clarifying the agency's authority could impede future power grabs.
In criticizing the move, the New York Post got basic economics wrong.
The decision against the rule hinged on whether the agency had the power it asserted.
"We should still have masks on the subway system. New York is unique. We are densely populated," said the mayor at a press conference today.
Though travel isn't completely back to normal, this change is an overdue acknowledgment that we can't always view COVID-19 transmission as catastrophic.
The decision holds that the CDC exceeded its legal authority. But it may be vulnerable to reversal on appeal.
"Our system does not permit agencies to act unlawfully even in pursuit of desirable ends," writes Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle.
Killing barroom social networks kills innovation.
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More than 25 million people remain locked down in Shanghai, with Guangzhou—a city of 18 million—looking primed to follow.
Two Cops Will Not Face Discipline For Pushing a 75-Year-Old to the Ground. You Can Thank the Police Union.
The ordeal highlights how collective bargaining in the public sphere has stacked almost every factor against alleged victims of police misconduct.
"I know the CDC is working to develop a scientific framework," says Ashish K. Jha
Eighth Circuit Rules Eviction Moratoria are Likely to be Takings Requiring Compensation Under the Fifth Amendment
The court based its decision on the US Supreme Court's 2021 decision in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid.
Under COVID Lockdown, Shanghai's People Are Running Out of Food and Meds While Pets Get Killed in the Streets
As officials forcibly separate parents from their COVID-positive children, criticism of the CCP mounts.