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November 11, 2021 00:57:29
The Atlas Society Asks Alan Dershowitz

The Atlas Society Asks Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz is a well-known American defense attorney, author, and commentator who has spent most of his career dedicated to the defense of civil liberties, in particular those regarding freedom of speech. Mr. Dershowitz has published over 1000 articles in journals, newspapers, and magazines, also authoring over 40 books, including The Case for Liberalism in an Age of Extremism: or, Why I left the Left But Can’t Join the Right, Cancel Culture: The Latest Attack on Free Speech and Due Process, and his latest book The Case Against the New Censorship: Protecting Free Speech from Big Tech, Progressives, and Universities.  ...

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November 05, 2021 00:57:52
The Atlas Society Asks Gad Saad

The Atlas Society Asks Gad Saad

Dr. Gad Saad is a Lebanese-Canadian Professor of Marketing at Concordia University and an evolutionary behavioral scientist who applies biology towards understanding consumer behavior. He is also a social commentator and the author of The Evolutionary Bases of Consumption, The Consuming Instinct, and his latest book The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense, which examines how certain destructive ideas have managed to take hold in places like academia and popular culture. ...

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October 28, 2021 01:02:41
The Atlas Society Asks Steve Hanke

The Atlas Society Asks Steve Hanke

Join Senior Scholar Richard Salsman and special guest Steve Hanke as these two economists discuss monetary policy from an Objectivist perspective. Steve Hanke is the founder of the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise at John Hopkins University, and director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the Cato Institute. ...

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October 21, 2021 01:02:17
Biden's "Human" Infrastructure Bill - Current Events with Kelley & Salsman

Biden's "Human" Infrastructure Bill - Current Events with Kelley & Salsman

Join The Atlas Society for our monthly webinar series - Current Events with Kelley and Salsman. The Atlas Society founder Dr. David Kelley, and Senior Scholar, Dr. Richard Salsman join host Jennifer Grossman to discuss the Biden Administration's "Human" Infrastructure Bill, The Constitution of Knowledge by Jonathan Rauch, and AG Merrick Garland's "terrorism investigation" into parents "interfering" with school boards.  ...

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October 14, 2021 00:59:54
The Atlas Society Asks Blake J. Harris

The Atlas Society Asks Blake J. Harris

Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus, is speaking at The Atlas Society Gala -- just THREE weeks away! In anticipation, we’re reading The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality -- the dramatic, larger-than-life true story of Palmer Luckey’s founding of Oculus, and his contentious battle for political freedom against Facebook. In this special webinar, we’ll talk to author Blake J. Harris, also author of Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation -- about Palmer Luckey’s entrepreneurial journey, and quest for virtual reality. Register HERE. ...

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October 07, 2021 01:01:02
The Atlas Society Asks Carrie-Ann Biondi

The Atlas Society Asks Carrie-Ann Biondi

Dr. Carrie-Ann Biondi was a professor of philosophy for over 25 years, most recently at Marymount Manhattan College. She is the Book Review Editor for the journal Reason Papers and an advisor to The Great Connections. ...

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