Jonah Goldberg, Ayn Rand and Conservative Religiosity

“I was seconds from turning my car keys into some sort of fist weapon and gouging out his Adam’s apple for the accusation,“ said Jonah Goldberg on his podcast. What low, unsavory, insulting accusation could have driven Goldberg, a leading conservative intellectual, to such violent indignation: Dishonesty? Theft? Murder? No, it was the merest suggestion that … Continue reading Jonah Goldberg, Ayn Rand and Conservative Religiosity

The Anti-Industrial Crusade: A Special Earth Day Podcast Series

Imagine a newborn fringe movement preaching that what diminishes and undermines life must be embraced; that what makes human life safer, longer, richer must be renounced; and that however much you sacrifice, it is never enough. Imagine that this movement’s leaders crusade to transform the world — from our laws and economic system, down to … Continue reading The Anti-Industrial Crusade: A Special Earth Day Podcast Series

ARI’s Uncompromising Voice for Reason Since 9/11

Twenty years have passed since jihadists carried out attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., killing almost 3,000 Americans. That fateful Tuesday in September marked an inflection point for the United States, which responded with military operations in Afghanistan and later Iraq. Nearly a generation later, American combat forces are set to withdraw from both … Continue reading ARI’s Uncompromising Voice for Reason Since 9/11