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Who Sets Your Standards? Announcing the First Video in Our Fall Campaign

Our new video series, “Under the Surface,” features inspiring individuals who have put themselves first and achieved noteable personal and professional successes as a consequence.

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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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Ayn Rand: Decide for Yourself

In evaluating Ayn Rand, as with any subject, it is important for us to make our own decisions regarding the truth of her philosophy. Pick up one of her novels or essays and draw your own conclusions.

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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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Check Out These Summer Opportunities to Learn about Ayn Rand’s Ideas

we are always enthusiastic to share news of opportunities to learn more about the Objectivist ideas that inform our editorial perspective, especially opportunities for students. We’d like to pass along news of two great summer opportunities for students interested in learning more about Ayn Rand and her ideas.

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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.

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Ayn Rand Contra Jesus?

In the wake of the release of the Atlas Shrugged movie, Ayn Rand’s prominence in the culture has increased, and people who had previously not been aware of her are taking notice. Notably, Christian groups are now starting to point out the hypocrisy of Republicans who praise both Ayn Rand and Jesus. As Eric Sapp […]

Campus Media Response: Break Free From Unchosen “Ties That Bind”

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Campus Media Response: Break Free From Unchosen “Ties That Bind”

In a piece called “Ayn Rand is an Adolescent Sociopath”, Eli Gottlieb of the UMass/Amherst Daily Collegianwrote: In recent times, American society has brought forth one of the most bizarre ideological aberrations that I’ve ever seen: the radical individualist. This person not only considers himself so special that he should have no obligations to anything […]

Campus Media Response: The Roots of the Objectivist Campus Revival

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Campus Media Response: The Roots of the Objectivist Campus Revival

Objectivists Expand Presence The Stanford Review, January 8, 2010 Dear editors, Jordan Carr claims that a revival of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism at Stanford does not result from any “attitudinal shift” among students. Instead, he thinks, a philosophy that upholds reason, egoism and capitalism is appealing to college students merely because they have “minimal […]

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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