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Is Trump for Real

January 21, 2017 Washington, Jan. 20, 2017 I watched Donald J. Trump’s inauguration today with mixed... Read more...

Making Ayn Rand Relevant in the Era of President Trump

January 19, 2017 When President Elect Donald Trump named Ayn Rand as his favorite writer, and The Fountainhead as... Read more...

Ayn Rand in 2017: Will Businessmen Learn Her Lessons About Politicians

January 19, 2017 (Edited from original article published on August 20th, 2010.) She called businessmen... Read more...

Energizing the Eye: Atlas Contest Winner, Abiodun Olaku

January 14, 2017 "In the broad valley, far below him, in the first sunlight of early morning, he saw a town. Only... Read more...

Montreal Learned the Wrong Lesson from Ayn Rand

January 11, 2017 I’ve always viewed Ayn Rand’s most famous novel, Atlas Shrugged, as a  arning about the... Read more...

Pot Is Gross

January 04, 2017 Flame away but I’m just going to say it: pot is disgusting. Smoking pot is the worst of all. The... Read more...

Why Do New Year's Resolutions Often Fail?

January 04, 2017 (Edited from original article published on March 7th, 2010.) If you are like many people, you... Read more...

Felon Finds Redemption in Ayn Rand

December 27, 2016 Arnold ran from the fight.  At 14, having grown up in the Bronx, he was no stranger to brawls.... Read more...

Why Movers and Shakers Say Read Ayn Rand

December 20, 2016 Ray Dalio, who runs the world’s largest hedge fund, recently penned “Reflections on Trump’s... Read more...

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How can you make sense of competing claims to rights?
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Welfare rights vs. liberty rights
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A capitalist society is based on the recognition and protection of individual rights.
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Taking intellectual aim at the ideas that inspire Islamists.
"If freedom is to survive and flourish, we need a fourth revolution, a moral revolution, that establishes the moral right of the individual to live for himself."
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