Politics & Rights
Ayn Rand & Objectivism, History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
The Prometheus Connection, America’s Original Spirit: Rise, Demise, Recovery by Kevin Osborne
Alex Bleier November 7, 2019
In the tradition of Ayn Rand’s essay “For the New Intellectual,” Osborne explains that knowing the history of how we got where we are today can teach us what we need to do to reestablish America’s original spirit—and the freedoms that flow from it.
Announcements, Politics & Rights
Tonight: Alex Epstein Debates Robert Kennedy Jr. on Fossil Fuels
Elliott Hill October 21, 2019
Tonight at 7 pm MT, Alex Epstein will debate Robert Kennedy Jr. on the question "Should the world radically restrict fossil fuel use to prevent climate change?"
Announcements, History, Politics & Rights
Timothy Sandefur on the Heroic Life of Frederick Douglass
Elliott Hill October 16, 2019
In this excellent video, Timothy Sandefur tells the story of the great American hero Frederick Douglass, one of history’s most influential advocates of freedom.
Announcements, Economics, Politics & Rights
Socialism vs. Capitalism: Richard Salsman Debates John Komlos
TOS Admin October 9, 2019
Capitalism or socialism, which is the ideal system? Don't miss this debate between Dr. Richard Salsman and Dr. John Komlos.
History, Politics & Rights
Bravery That Broke the Berlin Wall
Timothy Sandefur October 3, 2019
Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, as polls report the increasing popularity of socialism among young Americans, it’s worth pausing to remember the massive evil it embodied and the bravery that brought it down.
Education & Parenting, Politics & Rights, Science & Technology
Greta Thunberg Should Be Angry—and So Should You
Jon Hersey September 26, 2019
Not only are eco-alarmists destroying the lives of children, but they are unashamedly using them as fodder to attack human flourishing and the freedom that makes it possible.
Arts & Culture, Politics & Rights
Celebrate and Exercise Your Right to Read
Timothy Sandefur September 24, 2019
Countless people through the centuries have been denied the comforts of literacy and the thrill of encountering life-changing ideas in books. This week is a good time to reflect on how fortunate we are to have the freedom to read—and to resolve more firmly to exercise it.
History, Politics & Rights, Reviews
The Rediscovery of America: Essays by Harry V. Jaffa on the New Birth of Politics
Timothy Sandefur September 17, 2019
For all of his errors, Jaffa's insistence that the truths of the Declaration are not historical artifacts but timeless principles worthy of defending will make his best work last forever.
History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
Obscure Manuscript Further Reveals John Locke’s Intellectual Honesty
Jon Hersey September 11, 2019
Locke’s intellectual honesty was the root of all of his achievements—and it’s on display in his newly uncovered “Reasons for Tolerateing Papists.”
Politics & Rights, Science & Technology
Alex Epstein’s What’s the Deal With the Green New Deal?
Helen Hamann September 11, 2019
Alex Epstein’s “What’s the Deal With the Green New Deal?” elucidates complex issues surrounding the Green New Deal and makes clear how we ought to respond to it.