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Grover Norquist: Policing for Profit Must End

One big factor was exposed after the 2014 death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., at the hands of police.

Jul 22, 2020
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3 Mins
Trustee Spotlight: Jay Lapeyre

Jun 2, 2020
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Marilyn Moore
Freedom Isn't Free

The Atlas Society has been fighting for liberty for over three decades, persevering against many challenges –– 9/11, the Great Recession, hurricanes, floods and fires.

Apr 27, 2020
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Jennifer A. Grossman
4 Mins
The Legacy of Totalitarianism: An Interview with Alfred Kentigern Siewers

Editor’s Note: Alfred Kentigern Siewers is associate professor of English at Bucknell University and 2018–2019 William E. Simon visiting

Feb 17, 2020
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Marilyn Moore
9 Mins
RIP, David Nicholas Mayer, 1955-2019

We note with great sorrow the loss of David Mayer, who died November 23, 2019 at 63, of a lengthy illness.

Dec 30, 2019
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David Kelley
3 Mins
Why Inequality Should Not Be an Object of Social Policy

Academics, the media, and Democratic politicians, like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, have suggested that reducing inequality should be a central objective of public policy.

Oct 8, 2018
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John O. McGinnis
6 Mins
Ayn Rand and I, Part 1

I never met Ayn Rand. I never saw her in person. I never corresponded with her. Yet this woman was to exert a profound influence on my life.

Jun 24, 2017
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George H. Smith
2 Mins
Where Brawn Meets Brain

Maybe it was the cover of Atlas Shrugged that caught the attention of the weight-lifting community. Artist Nick Gaetano’s iconic cover art

Jun 17, 2017
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Jennifer Anju Grossman
3 Mins
Wonder Woman: Post-Feminist Heroine?

The Amazons, the ancients tell us, were a violent bunch. “The Scythians call (them) Oiorpata, or as it may be interpreted, men-slayers

Jun 12, 2017
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Jennifer Anju Grossman
3 Mins
Did Ayn Rand Foresee the Culture Wars?

The Matrix is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see it when you look out your window or when you turn

Jun 1, 2017
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Vinay Kolhatkar
8 Mins
Of Nudes and Knowledge

One of the more poetic events in The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand is when the protagonist, Howard Roark comes to watch Dominique posing naked fo

May 23, 2017
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Michael Newberry
10 Mins
Night of the Living DWEM

WE DEMAND the hiring of at least 10 additional tenure-track ethnic studies professors and a commitment to the retention of these professors

May 18, 2016
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David Kelley
5 Mins
Ayn Rand’s Thoughts on Israel

On the anniversary of Israel's founding on May 14 1948, we can turn to Ayn Rand for insights about why such an economically successful......

May 12, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
RIP, Donald Heath

We note in sorrow that Donald Heath died Friday, March 25, of a heart attack. He was 56.Don worked for our organization as our first

Mar 28, 2016
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David Kelley
5 Mins
Understanding and Appreciating Art

Michelle Marder Kamhi’s new book Who Says That’s Art? presents a “commonsense view” of the visual arts that owes much to Ayn Rand’s

Nov 9, 2015
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Michelle Marder Kamhi
2 Mins
Objectivism Lost in Translation

Ayn Rand had strong views on the meaning of certain words: “selfishness,” “altruism,” “intrinsic,” and so on. So when Objectivists read

Oct 19, 2015
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2 Mind
The Objective Values in Magna Carta

Why should American Objectivists celebrate this medieval document? What does it say that is relevant to us? Can history and tradition be

Sep 15, 2015
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Alexander R. Cohen
1 min
The Atlas Society at FreedomFest!

The Atlas Society is proud to be a Preferred Platinum sponsor at this year’s Freedom Fest! Freedom Fest is an annual festival in Las Vegas

Jul 7, 2015
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3 Mins
Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2015

The anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp is now marked as Holocaust Remembrance Day .The Jewish survivors who.....

Jan 27, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2015

The anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz deathSurvivors of Auschwitz camp is now marked as Holocaust Remembrance Day . The Jewish

Jan 27, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
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