Campus Media Response

Letter to the Editor: “A Student’s Right to Speak, Write, Listen, Challenge, and Learn”

TU reader Sam Goodman of Carleton University in Ottawa recently published this piece in her school’s newspaper. In it, she comments on…

Culture

Letter to the Editor: “A Student’s Right to Speak, Write, Listen, Challenge, and Learn”

TU reader Sam Goodman of Carleton University in Ottawa recently published this piece in her school’s newspaper. In it, she comments on…

Philosophy

Defending Free Speech: An Interview with Steve Simpson

Defending Free Speech: An Interview with Steve Simpson

  Steve Simpson is the Director of Legal Studies at the Ayn Rand Institute in Irvine, California. He…

A Professor’s Tribute to Ayn Rand is a Dramatic Reminder of the Value of Individualism

Hill recounts a story familiar to many of us at The Undercurrent: how, as a young man, he…

Business & Economics

Surging Prices, Surging Benefits: A Win-Win for All

Since it first launched its service in San Francisco in 2009, people have come to love the convenience…

Stop Hitting the Snooze Bar on Life

The lesson is to be aware of when you’re unhappy or unsatisfied. Your inner sense of unhappiness is…

Science & Technology

How Public Science Hinders Innovation

Whether through directly commercial research or philanthropy funded by commerce, science is advanced best when individuals…

“Where Agriculture Meets Technology!” and Industry Meets Suspicion

Examples like the controversy over the data centers show that the deeper motive of the green…

Government & Law

Legislative Paternalism: How Toxic Laws Endanger Police and Civilians Alike

Not only does [paternalism] force officers to risk potentially life-threatening physical altercations . . .…

Protect the Right to Innovate: Free Uber and the Taxi Industry from Regulations

The only just and fair way to resolve this dilemma is to eliminate regulations on the…

Foreign Policy

Don’t Blame the Victims in the Gaza War—Recognize Their Right to Self-Defense

As an individual who is the victim of aggression, you have the right to protect the…

Insulting Islam is Not “Asking For It”

Since the eleventh anniversary of September 11th, violence has erupted all over the Arab world, supposedly…