Objectivism and today's Issues

Our perspectives on issues of the day are based on the principles of a free society: genuine laissez-faire capitalism, its moral foundations, its life-promoting consequences, and the pro-reason culture that makes it possible.

Today's Issues

  • Objectivism is a philosophical movement: since politics is a branch of philosophy, Objectivism advocates certain political principles — specifically, those of laissez-faire capitalism — as the consequence and the ultimate practical application of its fundamental philosophical principles. It does not regard politics as a separate or primary goal, that is: as a goal that can be achieved without a wider ideological context.

    Ayn Rand, “Choose Your Issues,” The Objectivist Newsletter

Issues In Depth

The Foreign Policy of Self-Interest


by Peter Schwartz Published 2004

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Equal Is Unfair

Equal Is Unfair

by Don Watkins and
Yaron Brook
Published 2016

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Free Market Revolution

Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government

by Yaron Brook and Don Watkins
Published 2012

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