Jon Guze

Senior Fellow, Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 9)

  • Two Great COVID-19 Pieces by Lyman Stone

    Stone’s a Hong Kong based demographer who’s been providing expert commentary on the pandemic from the very beginning. Two of his recent pieces are must-reads: Suspending WHO Funding Should Be Just the Beginning and Lockdowns Don’t Work. The latter is particularly eye-opening. Here’s Stone’s summary: Many policies provide…
    Jon Guze, April 23, 2020
  • How Effective Are Stay-at-Home Orders? Continued

    Demographer Lyman Stone, who’s been in Hong Kong throughout the COVID-19 crisis, has some thoughts. Here are some highlights from a recent tweet storm:…
    Jon Guze, April 15, 2020
  • How Effective Are Stay-at-Home Orders?

    European countries and American states were shockingly quick to impose blanket lock-downs in response to COVID-19, despite having no empirical evidence that such extreme measures would be effective, let alone that they would effective enough to justify the economic and social costs they would entail. Taking such an unprecedented and…
    Jon Guze, April 15, 2020
  • Fred Singer Has Died

    The great climate iconoclast was 95 when he passed away last week. He will be sorely missed. Here’s an excerpt from Princeton physicist Will Happer’s tribute: Fred Singer has fought the good fight, he has run the race, he has kept the faith. Now history will judge…
    Jon Guze, April 13, 2020
  • Out-of-State Property Owners Challenge Dare County’s Entry Restrictions

    InsideNoVa reports: Six Outer Banks property owners have filed a federal lawsuit against Dare County, North Carolina, claiming their constitutional rights have been violated by an emergency order preventing access to their homes. Like some other resort areas, Outer Banks’ emergency management officials have restricted…
    Jon Guze, April 9, 2020
  • Taiwan’s handling of COVID-19 has been exemplary.

    That’s what Bill Gates said in a recent interview, and he’s right: During an interview with Chris Wallace on the Fox News program “Fox News Sunday,” Gates cited Taiwan as a primary example of a country that has handled the pandemic more effectively than others. He also…
    Jon Guze, April 8, 2020
  • News I Hope You’ll Never Have to Use

    But good to know just in case. J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter novels, says this technique really worked for her:  …
    Jon Guze, April 7, 2020
  • World Health Organization Gets a Well-Deserved Thrashing

    Matt Ridley lays it on in a recent piece that appeared in the Telegraph: There are three charges against WHO. First, it failed to prepare the world for a pandemic, spending the years since the Sars and ebola alarms talking more about climate change, obesity and tobacco, while…
    Jon Guze, April 7, 2020