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Member Spotlight: Rodrigo Hernandez Mirajes

“She was a dangerous woman.”That was the impression Rodrigo Hernandez Mirajes had about Ayn Rand in college. “It was as if she was on a list of banned books,” he recalls. Teachers also dismissed Adam Smith as a crazy, old, white man.

Sep 1, 2020
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5 mins
Student Spotlight: Franklin Camargo

In case you doubt whether YouTube videos and social media have an impact on spreading the message of individualism and freedom, all you have to do is ask Franklin Andrés Camargo Armas

Jul 14, 2020
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Vickie Oddino
Member Spotlight: Social Psychologist Joe Duarte, Ph.D.

Friends and members of The Atlas Society are a major source of knowledge and wisdom. Social Psychologist Joe Duarte, Ph.D. recently spoke

Mar 24, 2020
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Marilyn Moore
10 MIns
Bosch Fawstin: Infidel Artist

America didn’t win World War II solely on the backs of her men and women in uniform. Without the tireless efforts on the home front, there..

Mar 1, 2018
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Robert L. Jones
6 Mins
Would Ayn Rand Airbnb? Why a Superhost is a Selfish Host

My first night as an Airbnb host was a near disaster.I thought I was prepared. Glamour shots of the house – check. Coffee maker – check...

May 6, 2017
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Jennifer A. Grossman
5 Mins
Five Ayn Rand Questions for Grover Norquist

I run American for Tax Reform, the group that shares the Taxpayer Protection Pledge with all candidates. We ask them to commit in writing

Jul 14, 2016
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3 Mins
On Nabokov’s Birthday, Lessons in Liberty

April 22 marks the birthday of Vladimir Nabokov. Born in 1899, this writer had similarities to as well as differences from fellow Russian

Apr 22, 2016
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Talia G. Hudgins
5 Mins
Living an Extraordinary Life | A profile of Lauren Zander

The biggest moment of her life was about to arrive, and Katie Torpey didn’t even care. It was a Saturday night in Los Angeles, and Katie

Feb 11, 2016
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Sarah Perry
8 Mins
Student Program Success!

Easily, my proudest achievement in 2015 so far is The Atlas Society's success at the International Students For Liberty Conference (ISFLC)

Apr 2, 2015
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5 Mins
Samuel Insull: Human Dynamo

Atlas Summit 2014 -- He was, arguably, the most inspirational success story of the business era immediately preceding the New Deal. He was

Dec 15, 2014
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2 Mins
Inner Life | Allan Blumenthal

This December 14, 1991 talk by psychiatrist and concert pianist Allan Blumenthal shows how the heightened awareness of inner experience

Dec 8, 2014
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Allan Blumenthal and Joan Mitchell Blumenthal
1 Min
Making it in New York City

Photographer Daniella Zalcman spends a day with the street musicians and vendors of New York City. They might not be wearing suits or...

Mar 20, 2013
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Daniella Zalcman
1 Min
Neil Armstrong: American Hero

As the Apollo 11 lunar module “Eagle” approached the surface of the Moon on July 20, 1969, the millions of people following the mission on

Aug 27, 2012
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Rep. Allen West on Atlas Shrugged (interview)

The Atlas Society's director of advocacy, conducted a video interview with Rep. Allen West (R-FL) on his thought's on Ayn Rand's Atlas....

Jul 10, 2012
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Edward Hudgins
2 Mins
Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand's ideas: in the hot seat again

Last Thursday and Friday a flurry of news stories appeared addressing—again—the link between Rep. Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand’s ideas.

Apr 30, 2012
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5 Mins
Smokin' Soul: The Story of Daptone Records

Forget the gleaming stainless steel skyscrapers. Forget the latest recording equipment, overpaid executives, and auto-tuning. ..

Mar 7, 2012
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Sarah Perry
10 Mins
The Productive Genius of Johann Sebastian Bach

What marks a genius? If it is misanthropy, then Johann Sebastian Bach (born March 21, 1685) was not a genius. He did his greatest work in

Jan 30, 2012
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3 Mins
In Memoriam: Larry Ribstein (1946)

We at the Atlas Society and its Business Rights Center mourn the passing of Professor Larry Ribstein, who died of a stroke on December 24...

Jan 4, 2012
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3 Mins
In Memoriam: Larry Ribstein (1946

We at the Atlas Society and its Business Rights Center mourn the passing of Professor Larry Ribstein, who died of a stroke on December 24...

Jan 4, 2012
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3 Mins
The Chief Burger Flipper of Island Famous

When he graduated from college, Dennis Byrd did the unexpected: he negotiated a deal to take over a failing beachfront restaurant. Byrd was

Nov 11, 2011
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Sarah Perry
6 Mins
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