In his first interview, Ayn Rand Institute’s new CEO, Jim Brown, talked exclusively at his office in Irvine, California with Scott Holleran.
“a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government…”
The companies protesting the travel ban and urging Trump to alter it (some are also joined the legal fight to have it canceled) deserve our praise and gratitude.
On collectivist myths and racial prejudice
Businesspeople who produce material values are not the same as crooks who prey on gullible investors or customers or both, and produce nothing.
A dark time is threatening America with the Trumpian ideology and implementation of his vision of political and economic nationalism at the expense of individual liberty, private property rights, rule of law and constitutionally limited government.
The Letters of Ayn Rand is like an intellectual biography of Ayn Rand.
The nineteenth century victory of free trade over Mercantilism and Protectionism represented one of the great triumphs in the history of classical liberalism.
Preferring American-made products to those made in China or Mexico just because they were made in America, does not enhance American prosperity.
Fonda’s attack on the oil sands is inconsequential; Trudeau’s is evil.
David Ricardo (1772-1823) was one of the most influential economic theorists of the first half of the nineteenth century.
iPhones would never have been created in a centrally planned economy where the government regulates the prices, from CEO pay to those of products.
This escape from poverty originated in Western Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with the coming of the Industrial Revolution and the freeing of men and markets from the heavy-handed regulations and commercial restrictions of government.
According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” China.
Your life is in your own hands.