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The Atlas Society Presents - The Atlas Society Asks

By: The Atlas Society
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  • We promote open Objectivism: the philosophy of reason, achievement, individualism, and freedom. Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism was set forth in such works as her epic novel Atlas Shrugged, and in her brilliant non-fiction essays. Objectivism is designed as a guide to life, and celebrates the remarkable potential and power of the individual. Objectivism also challenges the doctrines of irrationalism, self-sacrifice, brute force, and collectivism that have brought centuries of chaos and misery into the lives of millions of individuals. It provides fascinating insights into the world of politics, art, education, foreign policy, science, and more, rewarding you with a rich understanding of how ideas shape your world. Those who discover Objectivism often describe the experience as life-changing and liberating. Ayn Rand's philosophical works have been praised as presenting historic breakthroughs in thinking. At the Atlas Society, our scholars work to further develop this philosophy born in the mid-twentieth century. We present the empowering principles of Objectivism to a global audience, and offer those principles as a rational and moral alternative in the marketplace of philosophical ideas.
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  • Have Elites Betrayed the Working Class? with Batya Ungar-Sargon
    May 22 2024

    Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 205th episode of The Atlas Society Asks, where she interviews Batya Ungar-Sargon about her latest book Second Class: How the Elites Betrayed America's Working Men and Women, which combines deep reporting with a look at the data and expert opinion on America’s emergent class divide.

    Batya Ungar-Sargon is the opinion editor of Newsweek. Before that, she was the opinion editor of the Forward, the largest Jewish media outlet in America. She is the author of Bad News: How Woke Media is Undermining Democracy and holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and has written for outlets like the New York Times, the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Newsweek, the New York Review of Books Daily.

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    58 mins
  • Why Are Teens So Anxious Today? w/Dr. Chloe Carmichael
    May 15 2024

    In the US, anxiety and depression in young people have increased by 63% since 2005, with increased feelings of fragility and fear complicating the transition to becoming productive, resilient adults.

    Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 204th episode of The Atlas Society Asks, where she interviews clinical psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Chloe Carmichael about this rising trend in young people as well as Dr. Carmichael's book "Nervous Energy: Harness the Power of Your Anxiety," where she shares advice for parents and young people wanting to avoid self-sabotaging mindsets and debilitating neuroses.

    Dr. Carmichael is a featured expert for Psychology Today, a frequent guest on Inside Edition, ABC Nightline, and Fox News; she’s been quoted in the New York Times, Forbes, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, and Rolling Stone.

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    59 mins
  • Will ESG Destroy Capitalism? with Paul Tice
    May 8 2024

    Join CEO Jennifer Grossman for the 203rd episode of The Atlas Society Asks, in which she interviews author Paul Tice about his book "The Race to Zero: How ESG Investing Will Crater the Global Financial System."

    Now an Adjunct Professor of Finance at New York University, Paul Tice has spent the past 40 years working on Wall Street at some of the industry’s most iconic firms, including J.P. Morgan, Lehman Brothers, and BlackRock. His professional specialization in the energy sector has afforded him a unique perch from which to study the growth of the ESG and sustainable investment movement, and its destructive influence on corporate governance.

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    1 hr and 2 mins

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