Is it time to end the so-called war on drugs? What about the war on economic inequality? Is the rate of innovation slowing down? And if so, why? These are only some of the topics that Yaron Brook will discuss at the Battle of Ideas 2016 this weekend.
In this short clip from a longer presentation, two Ayn Rand Institute intellectuals explain how the term “Islamophobia” works to silence rational discussion, criticism of Islam and religion more generally.
Dr. Jaana Woiceshyn, associate professor of business ethics and competitive strategy at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, Canada, recently wrote an article explaining why businessmen should care about the right to free speech — and how Steve Simpson’s Defending Free Speech provides the intellectual ammunition they need to fight for that right.
On March 2, 2016 the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case challenging a Texas law regulating access to abortion. Unlike the kind of abortion laws that were struck down in Roe v. Wade, which outlawed abortion directly, this case challenges a law that indirectly restricts access to abortions by going after doctors and clinics.