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Why Killers Are Losers, and Losers are Killers

May 24, 2017 "I will call them, from now on, losers because that's what they are -- losers. They're losers,... Read more...

Of Nudes and Knowledge

May 23, 2017    Stills from Song of Songs starring Marlene Dietrich and Brian Aherne One of the more poetic... Read more...

What Is “Neoliberalism” Anyway?

May 22, 2017 The term “neoliberalism” is being flung around everywhere these days, usually with a haughty sense... Read more...

Films that Make Us Feel Alive

May 20, 2017 In The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature, published in 1971, Ayn Rand articulated a... Read more...

Southern Exposure: “Branden Saved Years of My Life”

May 17, 2017 Section II features autobiographical reflections on Branden by his friends and associates Roger E.... Read more...

Mom, I Love You, Selfishly

May 12, 2017 A few years ago, my mother called me to ask me if I’d heard of her new favorite writer. “Ayn... Read more...

Another “Racist” Hoax on Campus

May 10, 2017 After two weeks of unrest at St. Olaf College in rural Minnesota, during which a group calling... Read more...

Would Ayn Rand Airbnb? Why a SuperHost is a Selfish Host

May 06, 2017 My first night as an Airbnb host was a near disaster. I thought I was prepared.  Glamour shots of... Read more...

Pope Francis Attacks Objectivism in All but Name

May 02, 2017 Ayn Rand delved into some of Objectivism’s most fundamental ideas—and their most poignant personal... 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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