The Atlas Society Asks

The Atlas Society Asks Eric Kaufmann

November 30, 2022
Eric Kaufmann is a Canadian Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London and an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute. A specialist on cultural politics, religious and national identity, and demography, Kaufmann has authored, co-authored, and edited nine books, including The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America and Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration and the Future of White Majorities.

The Atlas Society Asks Konstantin Kisin

November 9, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 128th episode of The Atlas Society Asks, where she interviews Triggernometry co-host Konstantin Kisin about his book "An Immigrant's Love Letter to the West" and topics related to censorship, gratitude, and the current cultural issues in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

The Atlas Society Asks Dr. Rainer Zitelmann

October 19, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 126th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she interviews German historian and sociologist Dr. Rainer Zitelmann. Don't miss as the duo discuss Rainer's time in academia, the private sector, his book The Power of Capitalism, and research into variations of attitudes towards the wealthy.

The Atlas Society Asks Dr. Houman Hemmati

October 12, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 125th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she interviews longtime outspoken critic of COVID-19 lockdowns, mandates, and medical censorship, Dr. Houman Hemmati. Dr. Hemmati is a board-certified MD Ophthalmologist and PhD research scientist who earned his BS in Biological Sciences from Standford University, an MD from UCLA School of Medicine, and a PhD from Caltech. Aside from being the co-founder of two pharmaceutical companies developing treatments for eye diseases, Dr. Hemmati also publishes extensively in the area of stem cell research and is a contributor to The Daily Wire.

The Atlas Society Asks Corey DeAngelis

October 5, 2022
Corey DeAngelis is the National Director of Research at the American Federation for Children, whose research primarily focuses on the effects of school choice programs on non-academic outcomes such as criminal activity, character skills, mental health, political participation, and schooling supply. He is the co-editor of School Choice Myths: Setting the Record Straight on Education Freedom and has authored or co-authored over 40 journal articles, book chapters, and reports on education policy, with work featured in media outlets such as USA Today, New York Post, The Hill, Washington Examiner, and Foundation for Economic Education.

The Atlas Society Asks Robert Zubrin

September 28, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 123rd episode of The Atlas Society Asks, where she interviews author and founder of the Mars Society, Robert Zubrin. Listen as she talks with Robert about the case for space and his views on nuclear power as an answer to America's current energy situation.

On Declining Humanities Majors & CRT/LGBTQ Teaching in Schools: Current Events with Hicks and Hill

September 21, 2022
Join Senior Scholars Dr. Stephen Hicks and Dr. Jason Hill on the 122nd episode of The Atlas Society Asks as they discuss an Objectivist perspective on current events surrounding the decline of humanities majors and legislative responses to CRT/LGBTQ teaching views in schools.

The Atlas Society Asks Zuby

September 14, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 121st episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she interviews rapper and "Real Talk with Zuby" host, Zuby. Listen as the two discuss Zuby's journey as a rapper, libertarian, and entrepreneur.

The Atlas Society Asks Jason Isaac

September 7, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 120th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she interviews former Texas State Representative Jason Isaac. Listen as the two discuss Jason's work with Life:Powered in trying to raise America's energy IG and his analysis of the current climate and energy conversation going on in the country. The Honorable Jason Isaac is the director of Life:Powered, a national initiative of the Texas Public Policy Foundation and previously served as a four-time Texas State Representative and on the Energy Resources and Environmental Regulation committees. His articles on energy and climate have been published in outlets like Fox Business, The Hill, The Washington Examiner, The Daily Caller, and he is a regular contributor to The Epoch Times. Previous Episode

The Atlas Society Asks Mark Pellegrino

August 31, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 119th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she interviews actor and objectivist Mark Pellegrino. Listen as the two discuss how Mark was introduced to Ayn Rand and her "sense of life" philosophy, his capitalist vision, and his critique of today's political parties. Mark Ross Pellegrino is an actor well known for his roles in series like Dexter, Lost, Supernatural, Quantico, and many other shows. But besides his acting and film career, Mark is also an intellectual activist and Objectivist who co-founded the American Capitalist Party to provide an alternative platform to the current political duopoly in government.

The Atlas Society Asks Charles Negy

August 25, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 118th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she interviews Professor Charles Negy about his work in psychology and the study of race in his book "White Shaming: Bullying Based on Prejudice, Virtue-Signaling, and Ignorance."

The Atlas Society Asks Barbara Oakley

August 10, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 116th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she interviews Engineering Professor Barbara Oakley about her work in the field of cognition and learning. Oakley's rather distinguished academic career belies a life of adventure in which she has worked as a translator on Soviet trawlers, a radio operator at the South Pole Station in Antarctica, a teacher in China, and an Army officer in Germany. She has written books like "Uncommon Sense Teaching" and "Mindshift," but has also explored spheres of ethics with her books "Pathological Altruism" and "Evil Genes." Listen as Barbara Oakley explains a controversial perspective on Ayn Rand's genius that is worth debating.

The Atlas Society Asks Jeremy S. Adams

August 3, 2022
Join our CEO, Jennifer Grossman, as she talks with Professor Jeremy S. Adams about his new book "Hollowed Out: A Warning about America's Next Generation" and its warning about the current rejection of wisdom, culture, and institutions of Western Civilization by students, along with what we can do to win them back.

Scholars Ask Scholars: Richard Salsman Interviews Jason Hill

July 27, 2022
Join Senior Scholar and Professor of Political Economy at Duke, Richard Salsman, Ph.D as he sits down for an interview with fellow Senior Scholar, Jason Hill, Ph.D, Professor of Philosophy at Depaul. Listen as they discuss how Professor Hill discovered Ayn Rand as a teenager in Jamaica, his observations on trends over decades of teaching at a college level, and about his most recent books, including "We Have Overcome: An Immigrant’s Letter to the American People" and "What Do White Americans Owe Black People: Racial Justice in the Age of Post-Oppression."

The Atlas Society Asks Robert Anthony Peters

July 20, 2022
Inspired by the iconic image of a man blocking tanks in Tiananmen Square in 1989, Robert Anthony Peters produced the short film Tank Man. As the Vice-Chairman of the Fully Informed Jury Association Robert works to educate people about jurors’ rights and responsibility to exercise jury nullification.

The Atlas Society Asks Jack Carr

July 12, 2022
Join The Atlas Society CEO Jennifer Grossman for a very special 112th episode of The Atlas Society Asks with New York Times Bestselling Author Jack Carr. Listen as they discuss what inspired Jack Carr to write his acclaimed series "The Terminal List" and also his appreciation for Ayn Rand.

The Atlas Society Asks Chris Stewart

July 7, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 111th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where she sits down with brightbeam CEO Chris Stewart to talk about child welfare and education. Chris Stewart is Chief Executive Officer for brightbeam, an education nonprofit focused on child justice. Stewart’s past roles include CEO for the Wayfinder Foundation, Executive Director of the African American Leadership Forum, and a publicly elected Minneapolis Board of Education member. Stewart defies neat categories—an African American libertarian school-choice activist, father of five and man of deep religious faith who takes equal aim at left-wing and right-wing initiatives to impose one-size-solutions in education.

The Atlas Society Asks James Lindsay

June 30, 2022
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman on the 110th episode of The Atlas Society Asks as she talks with one of the most interesting public intellectuals making waves in today's cultural debate, James Lindsay. He first famously teamed up with Peter Boghossian and Helen Pluckrose to submit some 20 academic hoax papers, with 7 of them getting published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. His newest book "Race Marxism" explores the origins of Critical Race Theory as a reinvention of Marxism focusing on race instead of class.

The Atlas Society Asks Ian Miller

June 22, 2022
From the beginning of the pandemic, Ian Miller has been an independent voice, questioning the efficacy not just of lockdowns and mask mandates, but also the efficacy of masks themselves. In his new book, Unmasked: The Global Failure of Covid Mask Mandates he shares his findings, many of which are regularly discussed in his Unmasked Substack column

The Atlas Society Asks Marsha Familaro Enright

June 15, 2022
Join our founder Dr. David Kelley and Marsha Familaro Enright on the 108th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where they will discuss Marsha's history with Ayn Rand and Objectivism. Don't miss it as they also discuss Montessori education and Marsha's new educational initiative Reliance College.

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