Thomas A. Bowden discusses Arizona’s controversial immigration law, and the Obama administration’s response to it. (Pajamas TV interview; 13 min.)
Archive for July, 2010
89 min. Defending Capitalism
Ayn Rand called capitalism the “unknown ideal,” arguing that “it is capitalism’s alleged champions who are responsible for the fact that capitalism is being destroyed without a hearing, without a trial, without any public knowledge of its principles, its nature, its history, or its moral meaning.” In this talk, delivered July 5 at Objectivist Summer Conference 2010, Dr. Brook shows how Objectivism succeeds at making the case for free markets, and why capitalism’s traditional defenders have failed. Special emphasis is given to Objectivism’s radical moral defense of free markets and Ayn Rand’s view that capitalism is the system of objectivity.
5 min. How to Free Health Care
Yaron Brook presents a series of concrete suggestions on how to bring us closer to a free market in health care. This is an excerpt from the Q-&-A session of a talk that Dr. Brook delivered at the University of Pennsylvania on May 11, 2010.
Yaron Brook discusses proposals to make “creativity” a part of education. (Pajamas TV interview; 10 min.)
15 min. Leonard Peikoff Podcast #122
Topics in Leonard Peikoff’s latest podcast of philosophical Q&As include: The nature of environmentalism; dating non-Objectivists; and the verifiability of the senses.
Yaron Brook talks about Atlas Shrugged, and the many parallels between its story and today’s world. (Pajamas TV interview; 15 min.)
Yaron Brook discusses media objectivity in the context of recent revelations about Journolist exchanges between left-wing journalists. (Pajamas TV interview; 16 min.)
Yaron Brook describes the successes of the Ayn Rand Institute’s programs for high school students, and how you can help.
Don Watkins discusses the anti-business views that drive the Obama administration’s economic policies. (Pajamas TV interview; 14 min.)
If, like many Americans, you feel a growing sense of helplessness over the government’s growing intrusions into our economy and our daily lives, you’ll want to watch this timely discussion by Yaron Brook, recorded in on April 27, 2010, in San Diego as part of the ARC Speaker Series.