Yaron Brook in Europe
During the last few weeks, ARI’s executive director, Yaron Brook, has been touring Europe giving talks on a wide variety of topics. He has spoken in the U.K., Norway, Germany, Poland, Serbia and in the Netherlands on topics such as the morality of capitalism, the immorality of the welfare state, the virtue of selfishness, and economic inequality.
Here are some highlights:
- More than 200 students heard Brook’s talk “Capitalism Without Guilt” at Exeter University in the U.K. A video of the talk, which was organized by The Undergraduate of Exeter, is available here.
- On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Brook gave a talk on the relevance of Ayn Rand’s We the Living. The talk, which was given in Berlin, was part of the “The Triumph of Individual Liberty” gala hosted by the Liberal Institute and European Students for Liberty. The audience received free copies of We the Living. Video of the talk is available here.
- Brook spoke about the morality of capitalism to sixty-five people at European Students for Liberty’s 2014 Bergen Regional Conference in Bergen, Norway. A video of this talk, which was hosted by NHHS Laissez-Faire, is available here.
- At Maastricht University School of Business and Economics in the Netherlands, Brook argued for the virtue of selfishness. Roughly 240 students attended the talk. A video of the event, which was organized by Maastricht Students For Liberty, is available here.
- At Bergen Student Society’s Focus Week (a speaker series) in Bergen, Norway, 160 people attended Brook’s talk on the immorality of the Scandinavian welfare states. The talk and Q&A is available here.