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The Atlas Society Asks Dr. Naomi Wolf

January 12, 2022
Join the Atlas Society's CEO, Jennifer Grossman, for a special discussion with Dr. Naomi Wolf on the 87th episode of The Atlas Society Asks. Listen as the two discuss the current authoritarian lockdown and vaccine passport measures taking place in America and across the globe, along with a personal look at Dr. Wolf's history in the feminism movement and her new mission with the Dailyclout to keep elected officials accountable.

Robert Tracinski - In Defense of Workism

January 11, 2022
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a discussion on "In Defense of Workism" where he will cover the question: Does work add meaning to our lives and define who we are--and is that a good thing? You won’t want to miss Tracinski’s unique take on concepts like work-life balance and workaholism in light of the seminal virtue of productivity.

The Atlas Society Asks Kara Dansky

January 5, 2022
Are you confused by the current preoccupation with gender identity? With the proliferation of "preferred pronouns," the cancel culture fury directed at figures as prominent as JK Rowling, the male athletes winning honors in female sports? Then listen to the 86th episode of The Atlas Society Asks, where our CEO, Jennifer Grossman, is joined by Kara Dansky for a conversation to help us navigate the changing ideological landscape of sex, gender, and identity.

David Kelley - Ask Me Anything

January 4, 2022
Join our founder, Dr. David Kelly for a special "Ask Me Anything" event where Dr. Kelley will be fielding questions from the audience and choosing a few questions submitted every week by our over 62,000 followers on Instagram.

Australia’s Cautionary Tale, Firsthand w/Jack McGuire

December 30, 2021
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for a special Clubhouse Q&A with Australian activist Jack McGuire, who is leading the fight against COVID lockdowns and mandates down under: Why did Australia submit so readily to such extreme authoritarian measures? What are the results? Will freedom ever be regained? And what are the lessons for America?

The Right And Wrong of Reparations

December 30, 2021
Civil law and tort courts properly require monetary restitution to those who are harmed, given objective evidence of causality, responsibility, and materiality. Class action lawsuits also can be legitimate. But “reparations,” as now conceived, unjustly collectivize wrongs, designate innocents as perpetrators, and classify the undeserving as victims. The problem with reparations isn’t so much logistical as it is ethical.

The Atlas Society Asks Howie Rich

December 29, 2021
Join The Atlas Society CEO Jennifer Grossman as she talks with the co-founder of U.S. Term Limits, Howie Rich, about the case, efforts, and support for limiting the congressional terms of politicians on the local, state, and federal levels. Listen as they also discuss Howie Rich's longtime activism in the liberty movement and how Atlas Shrugged started him on this path.

Robert Tracinski - Top Stories Of The Year

December 28, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a special discussion on the "Top Stories of the Year" where Tracinski reviews the top news stories of 2021 and their philosophical implications and significance.

Robert Tracinski - Capitalism and Christmas

December 22, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a discussion on "Capitalism and Christmas" where he will cover the questions: Is Christmas too commercial? Does shopping and gift-giving distract us from the "true spirit" of the holiday? And what is the historical relationship between capitalism and Christmas?

The Atlas Society Asks Alex Kozinski

December 22, 2021
Join The Atlas Society CEO Jennifer Grossman as she talks to former 9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski on the 84th episode of The Atlas Society Asks. Listen as the two discuss Kozinski's childhood in Communist Romania, introduction to Ayn Rand, and the government-forced lockdown and vaccine mandates in America.

Richard Salsman - Ask Me Anything

December 16, 2021
Join our CEO Jennifer Grossman and our Senior Scholar and Professor of economics at Duke, Dr. Richard Salsman for a special “Ask Me Anything” where he will be answering your questions on Objectivism, monetary policy, politics, and more.

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.

Robert Tracinski - What is Nationalism?

December 14, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a discussion on "What is Nationalism?" and ask the questions: What does nationalism mean? Is nationalism a good thing or a bad thing? And what does nationalism mean in an American context?

Where Have All The Capitalists Gone? - Dr. Richard Salsman

December 13, 2021
In this very first episode of The Morals & Markets Podcast through The Atlas Society's student programs, Atlas Society Senior Scholar and Professor of Political Economy out of Duke, Dr. Richard M. Salsman presents on his latest book "Where Have All The Capitalists Gone? Essays In Moral Political Economy".

Trumpism As America's Future: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

December 13, 2021
In episode #2 of The Morals & Markets Podcast Dr. Salsman talks about President Trump's lasting effect on American politics. Void of the "never-trumper" hatred or Pro-Trump mania that delegitimizes most Trump-centered discussions today, Dr. Salsman takes a measured approach and presents rational arguments for those of us looking to analyze where Trump went right and where he went wrong. Followed by a vigorous debate and Q&A, you won't want to miss this episode!

Jason Hill - Ask Me Anything

December 9, 2021
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and Senior Scholar Dr. Jason Hill for a special "Ask Me Anything" discussion where Professor Hill will be fielding questions from the audience and choosing a few questions submitted every week by our over 60,000 followers on Instagram.

The Atlas Society Asks Erik Prince

December 8, 2021
The Atlas Society CEO Jennifer Grossman talks to former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince about his book "Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror" to learn the true history of Blackwater and the exasperating and tragic story of "men taking bullets to protect the men who take all the credit." Listen to this wide-ranging interview as Prince discusses the history of private military contractors, including their role in America’s War for Independence, the inability of bloated defense bureaucracies in nimbly addressing evolving security threats, what went wrong in Afghanistan (both with the withdrawal and the failed exercise in nation-building). All this and more on the 82nd episode of The Atlas Society Asks.

Robert Tracinski - Are Robots Going to Take Our Jobs?

December 7, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a discussion on "Are the Robots Going to Take Our Jobs?" where he will ask whether automation threatens everyone's jobs, including white-collar jobs and what, if anything, should we do about it.

20+ Months of Covid-19: The Atlas Society Asks Jeffrey Tucker

December 1, 2021
The Atlas Society CEO Jennifer Grossman interviews returning guest Jeffrey Tucker to discuss how the world has fared against COVID-19 in the 20+ months since their previous interview. Listen as they discuss the mission of The Brownstone Institute, the importance of freedom of speech and scientific inquiry (especially during times of political suppression), and the authoritarian practices that governments worldwide continue to uphold in the name of "safety" and "health." All this and more in the 81st episode of The Atlas Society Asks.

Robert Tracinski - What If The World Isn't Ending

November 30, 2021
This partial recording is from a live event on November 30, 2021. Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a special discussion on "What If the World Isn't Ending?" as he emphasizes the need to recognize how much progress humans have actually made, and asks how we would look at political issues differently if we didn't think the world was about to end.

The Atlas Society Asks Zurab Japaridze

November 24, 2021
The Atlas Society CEO Jennifer Grossman interviews Georgian Libertarian politician Zurab Japaridze about the country's history under Soviet rule and the steps it has taken afterward to become more economically free in the 80th episode of The Atlas Society Asks. Zurab Japaridze is a current Georgian Parliament member and the leader of the Libertarian party Girchi - More Freedom. Along with being a Lecturer of Economics at the University of Georgia, Japaridze has been a longtime advocate for free markets and the protection of individual liberties, notably standing against the Georgian mandatory military service law.
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