How Shale Revolutionized U.S. Energy: Interview with Nick Deiuliis

Decades ago, conventional wisdom held that the U.S. was about to run out of domestic oil and gas -- and doomed to be dependent on foreign countries for its supply. But since then something astonishing happened. Domestic output of oil in the US has increased dramatically, while net petroleum imports have plunged to the lowest … Continue reading How Shale Revolutionized U.S. Energy: Interview with Nick Deiuliis

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

Navigating Schisms in the Objectivist Movement

Heated disputes, protracted conflicts, and outright schisms are common in intellectual movements—even in the positive, rational movements, such as Objectivism. In the just-published essay “Of Schisms, Public and Private,” Onkar Ghate and Harry Binswanger discuss why schisms occur within intellectual movements, and the principles that guide ARI in navigating them. Elan Journo interviews Drs. Ghate … Continue reading Navigating Schisms in the Objectivist Movement

The Meaning of Russia’s War on Ukraine

Russian’s war against Ukraine has riveted world attention. Protesters within Russia have opposed their own regime’s war, and around the world many have voiced support for Ukraine. Onkar Ghate, Elan Journo and Aaron Smith analyze the philosophic meaning of the war, the global reactions to it, and the war’s wider implications for America and freedom. … Continue reading The Meaning of Russia’s War on Ukraine