Fifth Circuit Revives Defamation Suit Of Walter Block Over Slavery Quotes

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has slapped the New York Times by reviving a defamation lawsuit filed against it by a Louisiana economics professor and libertarian who sued the newspaper for defamation after he was quoted in an Continue reading Fifth Circuit Revives Defamation Suit Of Walter Block Over Slavery Quotes

“The Courage to Face a Lifetime”: On the Enduring Appeal of Ayn Rand’s Philosophy » IAI TV

Over thirty million copies of English-language editions of Ayn Rand’s books have been sold since the 1940s, with many more in dozens of other languages, and sales have not slowed down [1].  This article’s sub-title captures the heart of why her Continue reading “The Courage to Face a Lifetime”: On the Enduring Appeal of Ayn Rand’s Philosophy » IAI TV

Ayn Rand’s Theory of Rights: The Moral Foundation of a Free Society – The Objective Standard

What are rights? Where do they come from? One’s answers to these questions determine whether one is capable of defending a free society. If one does not know the nature and source of rights, one cannot know whether rights are Continue reading Ayn Rand’s Theory of Rights: The Moral Foundation of a Free Society – The Objective Standard

Rand Paul: Retaining ObamaCare, Beginning of the end of Capitalism, Worse HealthCare

Republicans will live and learn to regret the day they decided to retain Obamacare. Conservatives across America will not and should not soon forget the day Republicans abandoned any pretense of Obamacare repeal. By agreeing to retain Obamacare, Republicans desert Continue reading Rand Paul: Retaining ObamaCare, Beginning of the end of Capitalism, Worse HealthCare

National Review Still Won’t Point Out Why Ayn Rand Is Wrong: Guilty Adolescent Enthusiasm

National Review once again attacks and tries to mock Ayn Rand and Objectivism. As usual, they—Kevin Williamson this time—don’t specify which principle(s) of Rand’s philosophy they oppose and why. Is it the principle that things are what they are and can act only in accordance with Continue reading National Review Still Won’t Point Out Why Ayn Rand Is Wrong: Guilty Adolescent Enthusiasm