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Join Yaron Brook in Colorado: Hungry Minds Speakers series and the 8th Annual Freedom Conference & Festival

Yaron Brook has been invited to be the next speaker in the Hungry Minds Speaker series.The talk takes place on August 25 at Chinook Tavern in Greenwood Village, Colorado. On August 26 and 27, he will also give two talks at the Steamboat Institute’s 8th Annual Freedom Conference and Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
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Next Stop on the Equal Is Unfair Book Tour

Don Watkins and Yaron Brook are currently on a tour promoting their newly released book, Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality in talks, panels, seminars and debates. So far, they have reached audiences in Chicago, New York City, Washington, DC and San Francisco.
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Yaron Brook Takes on the Inequality Debate in Chicago

Yaron Brook will be in the Chicago area March 21 to March 23 to discuss his much anticipated new book, Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality. The book, co-authored by Don Watkins, is the first major narrative to challenge Bernie, Hillary and the rest of the inequality alarmists.
Government And Business

Intellectual Ammunition — Campaign Finance, Cronyism and Inequality

Recently, I debated Professor Rick L. Hasen of UC Irvine School of Law at a Federalist Society event at Southwestern School of Law in LA. The subject was campaign finance law, and Professor Hasen took the opportunity to outline the case he makes in his new book, Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections. From the title, you might guess that he is both not a fan of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision and that he thinks money in politics is leading to a kind of plutocracy, in which the wealthy end up influencing government far out of proportion to everyone else.

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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