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Applications open for the 2014 The Undercurrent Student Conference!

Apply today! Lodging is FREE and travel scholarships to the first thirty accepted applicants.

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Announcing TU’s Spring 2014 Campaign Event! A Debate entitled, “Is the Welfare State Just?”

Best-selling author and Fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute, Don Watkins, will debate UW-Madison political scientist, Howard Schweber, on the morality of the welfare state.

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We’re Now Taking Orders for the Spring 2014 Edition!

The newest edition of The Undercurrent is now available to order, and will arrive on your doorstep in the middle of March!

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Webmaster Internship: Apply Today!

Intern TU and get paid! Learn more about TU’s Webmaster Internship, starting this spring!

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Spring 2014 Editorial Internship: Apply Today!

Write for TU and get paid $1000! Learn more about TU’s Editorial Internship for the Spring of 2014.

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“Rethinking Selfishness: Ayn Rand’s New Conception of Egoism,” a lecture by Dr. Onkar Ghate

Dr. Onkar Ghate’s lecture explores how Rand challenges us to radically reconsider our beliefs about right and wrong.

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How Public Science Hinders Innovation

Whether through directly commercial research or philanthropy funded by commerce, science is advanced best when individuals must use their minds to choose where to put their money, in hopes of funding the next big idea.

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How Industry Makes our Environment Safe from Natural Disasters

Especially when many are now calling for restrictions on the industrial development that they think is responsible for “climate change” and more dangerous hurricanes, it is crucial to recognize the life-saving value of industry.

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John Allison’s Unconventional Wisdom about the Financial Crisis

So much for the assertion that the financial crisis was caused by the lack of regulations and government oversight. The free market isn’t to blame, since there is no free market to blame. The “fingerprints” of the real culprit—the government—are all over the place.

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Free Minds and Free Markets: An Interview with Don Watkins

WATKINS: The basic difference between our book and most political books is that ours is philosophic. We try to get underneath today’s superficial debates, and tackle the important issues that will determine the direction of this country.

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