The Morality of Capitalism

In this talk, Yaron Brook delves into the morality of finance, free markets, savings, insurance and using debt to fund consumption. Through this talk, Brook explores the pursuit of capitalist motives and why it is indeed moral to be Capitalist. Hosted by Radley in...
The Myth of “Imperfect” Capitalism

The Myth of “Imperfect” Capitalism

A supposed defender of capitalism argued recently that capitalism is “imperfect” but less so than its rivals, so we should put up with it. In his words, “capitalism is imperfect because the world is imperfect.” The brief essay explains the rather minor extent to which...

Video: The Sanction of the Victims

In the lecture, Rand admonishes American businessmen for apologizing for capitalism and for, in some cases, directly funding detractors of the free market. Notably, she says that “It is a moral crime to give money to support your own destroyers.” She also...
How To Celebrate Ayn Rand’s Birthday

How To Celebrate Ayn Rand’s Birthday

February 2nd is the birthday of Ayn Rand, the author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. Ayn Rand developed and defended Objectivism, a philosophy that advocates “rational selfishness.” To celebrate Randsday, you do something not done on any other holiday: you...

What Was The Real Ayn Rand Like?

In 1951, when he was just a teenager, Leonard Peikoff visited Ayn Rand in her home, at her invitation. This was the beginning of a friendship and professional association that would last until Rand’s death in 1982. In this 1987 lecture — “My 30 Years With...

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