Elan Journo discusses the future of the oil market as turmoil engulfs oil-producing nations. (Pajamas TV interview; February 24, 2011; 8 min.)
Archive for February, 2011
89 min. The Moral Factor
The psychology of the welfare state. How the citizens of Sweden, the models of allegedly benign collectivism, are actually the models of rampant envy. Ayn Rand delivered this lecture at the Ford Hall Forum in 1976.
On the latest episode of Power Hour—Alex Epstein’s monthly Internet radio show in which he interviews today’s top energy experts to discuss today’s top energy issues—Mr. Epstein talks to Michael Lynch, President of Strategic Energy & Economic Research, about the widespread theory of Peak Oil: the idea that the world faces an inevitable, imminent, and disastrous decline in oil production.
16 min. Leonard Peikoff Podcast #152
Topics in Leonard Peikoff’s latest podcast of philosophical Q&As include: sex and birth control; why “The DIM Hypothesis” is both his best and his least enjoyable work; and students who get better grades than they think they deserve.
Yaron Brook discusses the role of the private sector in the housing market, and the failure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. (Pajamas TV interview; February 21, 2011; 11 min.)
Yaron Brook discusses the budget submitted to Congress by President Obama. (Pajamas TV interview; February 18, 2011; 13 min.)
Yaron Brook discusses a Google executive’s participation in the recent Egyptian revolt, and the relationship between economic and political freedom. The interview was recorded February 9, 2011, on America’s Nightly Scoreboard.
11 min. Energy at the Speed of Thought
16 min. Leonard Peikoff Podcast #151
Topics in Leonard Peikoff’s latest podcast of philosophical Q&As include: how a culture is changed; the character in Ayn Rand’s fiction that Dr. Peikoff has identified with the most; and the nature of envy.
Thomas A. Bowden examines priorities for the new Congress, as part of a panel discussion on HITN-TV’s Destination Casa Blanca. Recorded January 21, 2011.