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Richard W. Rahn

Richard W. Rahn

Richard W. Rahn is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and chairman of the Institute for Global Economic Growth.

Articles by Richard W. Rahn

Can I stop wearing a mask after getting a COVID-19 vaccine? AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin

COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the face-mask Nazis

Most people do not like wearing masks, but those with a tyrannical bent like Dr. Anthony Fauci and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seem to gain great pleasure from making millions of others miserable for no good reason. Published August 2, 2021

Illustration on politicizing science by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Weighing ego and money against real science

"Science is the pursuit and application of knowledge and understanding of the natural and social world following a systemic methodology based on evidence." Published June 7, 2021

Punishing the Work Ethic Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Rewarding Americans to not work

Should all able-bodied adults take whatever jobs are available? At the moment, there are more job openings than there are people willing to take them. Published May 24, 2021