When I headed to the University of Rochester to take part in a panel discussion, I had no inkling of the campaign that some students had already launched to shut the event down. The reasons behind their opposition were revealing. In this one incident, concerning one event, at one campus, there’s a telling data point about today’s intellectual climate.
On June 5, Elan Journo joined Ross Kaminsky to discuss recent developments in the U.S. approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Jared Kushner’s peace plan. Listen to the segment.
Elan Journo interviews Gregory Salmieri about a new book, Foundations of a Free Society, that offers a deep exploration of Ayn Rand’s political thought.
Watch the interview: Conservatives, Libertarians, Anarchists vs. Rand on Politics
Elan Journo interviews philosopher Greg Salmieri, a contributor to A New Textbook of Americanism, about the place of voting in a free society, the attacks on Americanism, and what to do about them.
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Elan Journo interviews Boaz Arad, from the Ayn Rand Center Israel, about his activism to end military conscription in Israel. Read on: One Activist’s Impact: End Military Conscription in Israel
A Capitol Hill launch event marked the publication of ARI senior fellow Elan Journo’s latest book, What Justice Demands: America and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
The July event, cosponsored by the Middle East Forum and the Ayn Rand Institute, was aimed primarily at congressional staffers, and it featured talks by Daniel Pipes, a scholar and the president of the Middle East Forum; Rep. Bill Johnson of Ohio; and Rep. Ron DeSantis of Florida…. Read on.
On Dec. 14, Elan Journo appeared on i24News to discuss the violence on the West Bank.
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 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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