14 Years of Leonard Peikoff at the Ford Hall Forum Now Online

“In 1961, Ayn Rand received a speaking invitation from the Ford Hall Forum, an organization that sponsors free public lectures on social and political issues. She spoke there almost every year until her death. From 1982 to 2003, philosopher Leonard Peikoff...

Video: Why Britain Needs Americanism

“Jonathan Hoenig and I toured the UK a few weeks ago, lecturing in support of the new book on Ayn Rand’s political philosophy, “A New Textbook of Americanism.” Here is my lecture on individualism at Cambridge. Special thanks to Razi Ginzberg,...

Rand Was Right to Testify Against Hollywood Communism

Writes Elan Journo on Why Rand Was Right to Testify Against Hollywood Communism:In 1947, during what some call the “McCarthy Era,” Ayn Rand was asked to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) on the influence of Communism in Hollywood. She...

Democrats Denounce Obamacare Tax Provision — That They Created

From House Votes to Repeal Obamacare Tax Once Seen as Key to Health Law – The New York Times:In the heat of the legislative fight over the Affordable Care Act, Obama administration officials argued that including a steep tax on high-cost health insurance plans...

Police Use Forfeiture: Fighting Crime or Raising Revenue?

A new Institute for Justice study (PDF), made possible through the support of the John Templeton Foundation, finds the nation’s largest forfeiture program does not help police fight crime. Instead, the study indicates police use forfeiture to boost revenue—in other...

Video: Socialism’s Legacy

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, many optimists claimed that the world was now somehow “after socialism.” There are reasons, however—structural, political, moral, and intellectual—why the collapse of Communism did not entail the end of...

Video: Free Speech and the Threat of Tech Regulation

Yaron Brook, Onkar Ghate, Brian Amerige, and Gregory Salmieri join Dave Rubin to discuss the growing threat to free speech, the Google leak, Project Veritas, free speech, YouTube demonetization, fake news, and more....

Leonard Peikoff’s New Book Now Available on Kindle

“Ayn Rand’s heroic vision of man as a rational, noble, productive being has inspired millions of people. It can be difficult, though, to grasp just how her ideas, universal and abstract as they are, can serve as a practical and specific guide to everyday life....

Video: What is Money?

In Money We Trust? explains how, 2,500 years ago, the invention of money provided a shared measure of value that facilitated trade and cooperation between strangers. Sound, trustworthy money has throughout history fueled great human achievement—from the emergence of...

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