On Dec. 4, Elan Journo appeared on i24News to discuss Israel’s exposure of Hezbollah cross-border tunnels from Lebanon.
Elan Journo talks with Jonathan Hoenig about A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand.
In this chapter from A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand, Elan Journo answers the question: “What Should a Distinctively American Foreign Policy Do?” Read the chapter: What Should a Distinctively American Foreign Policy Do?
“Americanism” is not rooted in the nation, the race, or any other collective, but in a universal ideal: individualism. Read on: What is “Americanism”? Neither the right nor the left gets it. [Fox Business | Medium.com ]
The just-published A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand presents Rand’s little-known 1946 essay “Textbook of Americanism” and never-before-seen commentary on issues in political philosophy. Building on Rand’s philosophic thought, the book also features new essays from Objectivist scholars and writers exploring further aspects of the actual nature of Americanism.
In this video, Elan Journo and Ben Bayer explore the issue of tribalism in America today, discuss Amy Chua’s book Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations, and touch on Ayn Rand’s analysis of tribalism.
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Elan Journo joins Carrie Sheffield of BoldTV and Nicole Goodkind of Newsweek for a discussion of What Justice Demands and the US-Saudi relationship in light of the Jamal Khashoggi incident.
Seventeen years, 2,351 Americans dead, 20,094 wounded. These grim numbers scarcely begin tell the story of the Afghanistan war, which marked its 17th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 7. It’s been a tragic failure, but for reasons few people understand.
By allying with Saudi Arabia’s Islamist monarchy, American policy betrays our own ideal of political freedom and sells out the regime’s victims — thus continuing a wider pattern in America’s Mideast policy. The essay spotlights the fate of Raif Badawi and the subjugation of Saudi women.