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To Love Or Not To Love Literature

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To Love Or Not To Love Literature

This piece originally appeared in our Fall 2016 Magazine. In it, Celeste Hook, a freshman at Okanagan College in British Columbia compares the teaching methods of her Grade 7 Lit Class with that of her class in Grade 12, and how one helped her see fiction as inspirational and instructive, while the other left her […]

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STRIVECon Recap: “The Spirit of Atlas Shrugged is Alive in Silicon Valley” by Jason Crawford

From November 6th-8th, enterprising students from across the country (and even beyond) gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, for STRIVE’s annual student conference. At this year’s event, on “The Morality of Value Creation and Trade,” students attended lectures and breakout sessions by entrepreneurs, professionals, and intellectuals on the philosophical and business principles necessary to create and trade […]

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Free Books by Ayn Rand Available to Students

Because her philosophy inspires our articles, we wholeheartedly recommend our readers take advantage of this offer of free books by Ayn Rand.

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New Atlas Shrugged Documentary: Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged

Through a series of interviews with prominent entrepreneurs and experts on Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, the new documentary Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged attempts to explain why the novel is so popular, and just how its predictions have come true.

Atlas Shrugged: More than Meets the Eye

Atlas Shrugged: More than Meets the Eye

Atlas Shrugged seems to be everywhere—with its movie adaptation now in theaters, many people have taken notice. Ayn Rand’s novel has long been recognized by literary enthusiasts and philosophy students—but today, the name is familiar to many for its political ideas and its consistently high ranking on Amazon’s bestseller list. For those who’ve noticed but […]

Rhodes Scholars take the Road to Wall Street

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Rhodes Scholars take the Road to Wall Street

Elliot Gerson, secretary of the Rhodes trust, points to an interesting trend: In the past thirty or so years, Rhodes Scholars have disproportionately chosen to go into Wall Street careers. He writes: “Only three American Rhodes scholars in the 1970s (out of 320) went directly into business from Oxford; by the late 1980s the number […]

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If Only All The Goldman Partners Thought This Way

Over at the Huffington Post, former Goldman Sachs partner Greg Zehner writes that Ayn Rand foresaw the economic crisis the United States now faces, as well as the disastrous consequences the various proposed bailouts will have. “Ayn Rand warned us this would happen. In the classic, Atlas Shrugged, she wrote about governmental powers manipulating markets […]

The Value of Atlas Shrugged

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The Value of Atlas Shrugged

Originally published in 1957, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most controversial novels in American fiction, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Annual sales have been growing for years and may grow even faster when the film adaptation is released. Atlas Shrugged is routinely included on “favorite books” surveys. It is not uncommon to hear a businessman, […]

The Value of Atlas Shrugged

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The Value of Atlas Shrugged

Originally published in 1957, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most controversial novels in American fiction, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Annual sales have been growing for years and may grow even faster when the film adaptation is released. Atlas Shrugged is routinely included on “favorite books” surveys. It is not uncommon to hear a businessman, […]