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Happy Columbus Day!

Today we at ARI will unapologetically celebrate Columbus Day — and so should you. Why? Because Columbus Day celebrates the life-promoting core of Western Civilization; namely, reason and individualism.
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ARI Speaker Andrew Bernstein Presents at Record-Setting European Students for Liberty Conference

The fifth annual European Students for Liberty Conference took place March 11 to 13, 2016, at the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The title of the conference was Students We Should Remember and many stories were told of past heroes of liberty and why we need more of them to build a brighter future. It was a record-setting attendance year with 908 students passionate about liberty and freedom coming together to discuss and learn more about the issues of our time.
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Monday on The Yaron Brook Show: Immigration in a Free Society

Don’t miss an all new episode of The Yaron Brook Show this Monday, May 4, in which ARI’s Onkar Ghate will guest host. Onkar will discuss America’s current immigration policies and analyze what is proper in a free society. He’ll also talk about the comments made by Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau on free speech and radical Islam.

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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