Current Events

The Atlas Society Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks and Professor of Political Economy Dr. Richard Salsman join host Vickie Oddino for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening in the country.

Modern Art & The Buffalo Shooter's Manifesto - Current Events with Hicks and Tracinski

May 25, 2022
Join Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks and our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for the 105th episode of The Atlas Society Asks as they discuss current events in how we should understand art and the process of creation along with an Objectivist perspective on the recent Buffalo shooter and his manifesto.

Roe v. Wade & Abortion with Richard Salsman and Robert Tracinski

May 11, 2022
Join Senior Scholar Dr. Richard Salsman and Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a special webinar discussion on the recent Supreme Court opinion leak along with an Objectivist perspective on Roe v. Wade and abortion.

The Atlas Society Ukraine Discussion with David Kelley, Richard Salsman, and Robert Tracinski

April 22, 2022
Join The Atlas Society for a special discussion on the war between Russia and Ukraine. Listen and Dr. Richard Salsman and Robert Tracinski discuss Objectivist interpretations of America’s foreign policy and their differing opinions in a civil and open manner. Professor Salsman argues that Ukraine does not deserve U.S. help and based on America’s national self-interest it should NOT get involved in the conflict, at present. Robert Tracinski, on the other hand, advances that America should be doing more to curtail a blatantly aggressive Vladimir Putin and provide more assistance for Ukraine. Our founder, Dr. David Kelley, will moderate as the duo will present their understanding of the history that has led up to the current conflict and what foreign policy options should be pursued to bring resolution.

Russia's War on Ukraine: Current Events with Hicks and Tracinski

March 2, 2022
Join The Atlas Society Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks and Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski with host and Student Programs Manager Abbie Berringer for an Objectivist perspective on the war between Russia and Ukraine on the 94th episode of The Atlas Society Asks.

On the Canadian Trucker Protest and Russia vs Ukraine: Current Events with Kelley and Salsman

February 16, 2022
The Atlas Society Current Events Panel: Join The Atlas Society Founder, Dr. David Kelley, and Senior Scholar, Dr. Richard Salsman, with host Abbie Berringer to discuss the Canadian Trucker protests and the threat of war between Russia and Ukraine. All this on the 92nd episode of The Atlas Society Asks.

NYT Study on Hate Speech, +7% Inflation, and More - Current Events with Hicks and Salsman

January 19, 2022
The Atlas Society Current Events Panel: Join The Atlas Society's Senior Scholars, Dr. Stephen Hicks and Dr. Richard Salsman with host Abbie Berringer to discuss a recent New York Times free speech survey on College Campuses, the over 7% inflation of the US dollar, and the first-ever pig-to-man heart transplant. All of this and more on the 88th episode of The Atlas Society Asks.

Defunding Leftist Colleges: Current Events with Kelley and Salsman -- December 2021

December 15, 2021
The Atlas Society Current Events Panel: Join The Atlas Society Founder David Kelley and Economist Richard Salsman as they discuss new movements to defund leftist practices in universities, and also talk about criminal law and lawlessness surrounding the Rittenhouse and Arbury trials on the 83rd Episode of The Atlas Society Asks.

Is Kant the Original "Woke" Philosopher? - Current Events with Hicks and Tracinski

November 17, 2021
Join Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks and Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a discussion on the surprising - but encouraging - Virginia election results, CRT and whether Immanuel Kant was the original "woke" philosopher. All this and more on the 79th episode of The Atlas Society Asks.

Biden's "Human" Infrastructure Bill - Current Events with Kelley & Salsman

October 20, 2021
Join The Atlas Society for our monthly webinar series - Current Events with Kelley and Salsman. The Atlas Society founder Dr. David Kelley, and Senior Scholar, Dr. Richard Salsman join host Jennifer Grossman to discuss the Biden Administration's "Human" Infrastructure Bill, The Constitution of Knowledge by Jonathan Rauch, and AG Merrick Garland's "terrorism investigation" into parents "interfering" with school boards.

Current Events with Hicks and Salsman

September 15, 2021
The Atlas Society Senior Scholars Stephen Hicks and Richard Salsman join host Jennifer Grossman for an Objectivist perspective on a recent Media Bias study, President Biden's Vaccine Mandate, and a rise of secularism in Harvard chaplains. Be sure to tune in for what will prove to be a thought-provoking discussion!

Current Events with Dr. Kelley and Dr. Salsman

August 18, 2021
The Atlas Society Founder David Kelley and Scholar Richard Salsman join host Vickie Oddino for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening in Afghanistan, the 3.5 trillion dollar bill, and the renter eviction moratorium. Be sure to tune in for what will prove to be a thought-provoking discussion!

Current Events with Hicks and Salsman

July 21, 2021
The Atlas Society Senior Scholars Dr. Stephen Hicks and Dr. Richard Salsman join host Vickie Oddino for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening in the country. Those interested can register and join the Zoom session or watch live on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube. You will also have an opportunity to submit your questions on all formats. Be sure to tune in for what will prove to be a thought-provoking discussion!

Current Events with Hicks and Salsman

May 19, 2021
The Atlas Society Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks and Professor of Political Economy Dr. Richard Salsman join host Vickie Oddino for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening in the country.

Current Events with Hicks, Kelley, & Salsman

April 21, 2021
The Atlas Society Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks, Founder Dr. David Kelley, and Professor of Political Economy Dr. Richard Salsman join host Vickie Oddino for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening in the country.

Current Events with Hicks, Kelley, & Salsman

March 17, 2021
The Atlas Society Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks, Founder Dr. David Kelley, and Professor of Political Economy Dr. Richard Salsman join host CEO Jennifer Grossman for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening in the country. Those interested can register and join the Zoom session or can watch live on Facebook or YouTube. You will also have an opportunity to submit your questions no matter what format you are on. Be sure to tune in for what will prove to be a thought-provoking discussion!
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