Timothy Sandefur is Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute and author of the new book: Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man. Recently, I sat down with Mr. Sandefur to discuss his book and the inspirational life of Frederick Douglass. The following is a transcript of
Dr. Andrew Bernstein has taught Philosophy at numerous New York-area universities. In 2016-17, he taught Business Ethics at the American University in Bulgaria as a Visiting Professor. He is the author of The Capitalist Manifesto: The Historic, Economic, and Philosophic Case for Laissez-Faire, and Objectivism
Elan Journo is Director of Policy Research at the Ayn Rand Institute, author of Winning the Unwinnable War: America’s Self-Crippled Response to Islamic Totalitarianism and co-author with Onkar Ghate of the book discussed here: Failing to Confront Islamic Totalitarianism: From George W. Bush to Barack
Dr. Greg Salmieri holds a fellowship in philosophy at the Anthem Foundation and currently teaches at Rutgers University. His published work focuses on Aristotle’s epistemology and ethics and Ayn Rand’s philosophy and novels. Of special note here, he is coeditor with the late Allan Gotthelf
...today we are bombarded with the perspective of determinism: that some combination of external facts, such as your upbringing, education, genetics, culture, and race, determine your fate. Now I don’t think this is true.
In anticipation for the Ayn Rand Student Conference this November,
we tapped one of its speakers Gena Gorlin on the shoulder to share a
sneak preview of her upcoming talk, which explores how students
can think about and achieve long-term, personal happiness.
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Before we begin, could you
Free speech is absolutely essential for a free society, yet it’s constantly under attack today. There are three segments of society in particular that are behind the attacks: Intellectuals, government and students.
Elan Journo is a fellow and Director of Policy Research at the Ayn Rand Institute. Among other duties, Journo teaches at the Objectivist Academic Center and leads ARI’s Junior Fellows Program (JFP) in Policy Research and Legal Studies. Journo recently checked in with The Undercurrent
Don Watkins is a fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute, where he writes on inequality, the welfare state, and the moral foundations of capitalism. He is co-author with Yaron Brook of the national bestseller Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government,
Steve Simpson is the director of legal studies at the Ayn Rand Institute. A former constitutional litigator for the Institute for Justice, Simpson has litigated major constitutional cases in courts across the nation, including the United States Supreme Court. Simpson writes and speaks on a