Don Watkins discusses the need for a moral defense of capitalism. This interview on Butler on Business was recorded August 26, 2011.
Archive for August, 2011
Don Watkins discusses the lack of confidence in the economy, despite the fact that the recession has been declared over. (PJTV interview; August 27, 2011; 6 min.)
14 min. Leonard Peikoff Podcast #179
Topics in Leonard Peikoff’s latest podcast of philosophical Q&As include: what Dr. Peikoff would say to Ayn Rand if he saw her again; what attracted him to philosophy; suicide; and family relations.
Yaron Brook discusses the drop in popularity of Obama-related merchandise, and comments on its political implications. This PJTV interview was posted to YouTube on August 19, 2011.
27 min. The Money-Making Personality
Ayn Rand analyzes the qualities required for entrepreneurial success.
In this debate on Yahoo! Finance, Yaron Brook contends that stimulus spending is both immoral and harmful to the economy. Recorded June 23, 2011.
9 min. Taxing Billionaires
Yaron Brook looks at a recent call by Warren Buffett for increased taxation of the wealthy. (PJTV interview; August 20, 2011; 9 min.)
14 min. Leonard Peikoff Podcast #178
Topics in Leonard Peikoff’s latest podcast of philosophical Q&As include: the cultural effect of lone geniuses; why fortune-tellers should not be prosecuted for fraud; and whether Ayn Rand ever read her own novels for enjoyment.
5 min. Obama’s “New” Job Focus
Yaron Brook discusses President Obama’s latest job-creation initiatives. (PJTV interview; August 19, 2011; 5 min.)
29 min. Issues in Education
Ayn Rand discusses the purpose and value of schooling. “Indoctrination” vs. teaching. How to foster independence in children. The futility of coerced racial integration.