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Global warming and environmentalism by the numbers

During 2009, The Heartland Institute held its Second International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-2). In this talk, Ayn Rand Institute Executive Director Dr. Yaron Brook, who has a Phd in finance, looks at the global warming issue and the environmentalist movement from an investor and environmentalist point of view and why people still support them.

Climate change reconsidered: A Heartland Institute briefing panel at the Ayn Rand Institute

During 2013 The Ayn Rand Institute hosted a panel discussion on the topic of climate change at its headquarters in Irvine, California. The event was moderated by Keith Lockitch and panelists were Joe Bast President and CEO of the Heartland Institute, Dr. 15 more words

Yaron Brook chews out a communist at a lecture in Poland

Ayn Rand Institute Executive Director Yaron Brook tells a communist how life really is under capitalism during a Q & A period after delivering a lecture at a university in Poland*. 46 more words

Free Speech and the Danish Cartoons: A Panel Discussion

The aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting has been mixed. Fortunately, the government of France has decided it will tackle Islamic totalitarianism and European countries like Germany have… 70 more words

The Value of Ayn Rand in an Introductory Philosophy Course

The discipline of philosophy is something to be held inviolate; the classroom likewise.  One might be inclined to ask, what is the function of teaching provocative material to an introductory level philosophy class?  2,485 more words

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Christmas: Christian holiday or secular celebration of the human spirit?

Why is Christmas celebrated in the United States? Is the holiday Christian, or a celebration of the human spirit available to all faiths? Find out as Ayn Rand Institute Executive Director Yaron Brook joins PJ Media’s Front Page gang to debate the true meaning of Christmas.