Atlas Society senior staff and will all be speaking at this year's FreedomFest, and we're especially pleased to announce that CEO Jennifer Anju Grossman is a keynote speaker and her "libertarian CEO" session will be live-streamed
As many of you know already, The Atlas Society is participating and presenting at this year's FreedomFest, the world's largest libertarian conference.  Our CEO, Jennifer Anju Grossman, is one of the keynote speakers for FreedomFest, along with Kennedy, Judge Andrew Napolitano, Sen. Rand Paul, Steve Forbes, and former heavyweight world champion George Foreman.  For those who won't be in Vegas for the event, you'll be able to watch a live stream of Jennifer participating in the highly-anticipated keynote panel "Libertarian CEOs: Creating a New Brand of Capitalism." Time: 9:00am (PDT) this Thursday, July 14.  Also on the panel:  John Mackey, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. Named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003. Mackey co-wrote the best-selling book Conscious Capitalism. He is a leading advocate for organic foods.  John Allison, former CEO and Chairman of BB&T Corporation, currently chairman of the Executive Advisory Council of the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives. Mark Skousen is a nationally known investment expert, economist, university professor and author of more than 25 books. He is editor of Forecasts & Strategies. Currently, Skousen is a...
Art has a persuasive power like no other form of human communication. Artists project—and viewers respond to—a re-creation of reality: an imagined reality informed by our beliefs, values, and emotions. Though Ayn Rand is revered—and reviled—as an intellectual, a writer, and a philosopher, she was, above all, an artist. Through her drama, she projected a romantic vision of a different world—a world in which heroic men and women struggled against and ultimately triumphed over immense obstacles. She used art to illuminate human potential, to light the path forward, and to lead the way. Rand observed that a moral ideal is “almost impossible to communicate without the assistance of art.” Today, the moral ideals of reason, achievement, and individualism are in danger of being lost, with dire consequences for a free society. Ayn Rand conveyed those ideals brilliantly in her novels, but the ideals must be renewed in every generation through the imagination and talent of artists who, like Rand, can lead the way. To encourage this renewal, we at the Atlas Society—a 25-year-old think tank devoted to the philosophy of Objectivism—will leverage the power of art to inspire, surprise, delight, and provoke in order to reintroduce a new generation to the code for living contained in Rand’s works. We will invite artists to explore Ayn Rand’s world of ideas in visually arresting, engaging, and alluring new ways. Painting, sculpture, cartoon, photography—entrants choose the media as they also compete...
In May we published our first two audiobooks on Audible, iTunes, and Amazon. These were the audiobook versions of Unrugged Individualism: The Selfish Basis of Benevolence by David Kelley and The Best Work of the Best Minds: Business Ethics and Value Creation by Stephen Hicks. Since then we have published four more:  The Moral Revolution in Atlas Shrugged by Nathaniel Branden.  This is an Amazon #1 best-selling book and Amazon readers have given it a 5-star rating. Currently available on Audible, iTunes, and Amazon. Narrated by Scott R. Smith.  Myths About Ayn Rand: Popular Errors and the Insights They Conceal This book is our most popular publication. Find out why it became an Amazon best-seller. Currently available on Audible, iTunes, and...