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Culture And Society

The Decay of Hong Kong

Within a couple of generations, the former British colony of Hong Kong became one of the richest places in the world. Yet, despite its stratospheric rise in prosperity, Hong Kong is reversing course. Why?
Foreign Policy

The Syrian Civil War: What to Do?

What events led to the Syrian Civil War? Who are the good and bad guys? Should America intervene? And how should we judge President Trump’s response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons? Find out in this episode of The Yaron Brook Show.
Foreign Policy

North Korea — What Can One Do?

Is North Korea a threat? And if so, what, if anything should we do about it? Is it, for example, in our rational self-interest to fund South Korea’s military defense? In this episode of The Yaron Brook Show, Brook offers his perspective.

Further Reading

Ayn Rand | 1957
For the New Intellectual

The Moral Meaning of Capitalism

An industrialist who works for nothing but his own profit guiltlessly proclaims his refusal to be sacrificed for the “public good.”
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Ayn Rand | 1961
The Virtue of Selfishness

The Objectivist Ethics

What is morality? Why does man need it? — and how the answers to these questions give rise to an ethics of rational self-interest.
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