Coronavirus: A crisis tailor made for increased government power - Tampa Dispatch

Coronavirus: A crisis tailor made for increased government power

Jeff Deist Image/Mises Institute

The Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 outbreak has consumed everything lately–from media to government.

Jeff Deist
Image/Mises Institute

My guest today says crises of all kinds, whether economic, political, military, or health, send ideologues scrambling to explain how such events fit neatly into their worldview. In fact, political partisans often attempt to paint any crisis as having occurred in the first place precisely because their policies and preferences have not been adopted.

Joining me is Jeff Deist. Jeff is the president of the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

Show host, Robert Herriman looks at issues of politics, society and culture through interviews with expert guests and commentary, news and analysis. He always calls balls and strikes on important issues of the day.

 


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About the Author

Robert Herriman
In addition to his work on the Tampa Dispatch, Robert is the Editor-in-Chief of the health and disease website, Outbreak News Today. He also hosts the podcast, Outbreak News Interviews on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio and other platforms.

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