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May 7, 2018

Celebrate the literary and philosophical significance of the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand on May 7 by joining Jim Woods, Edward Hudgins, and Heather Wagenhals as they explore the themes, pages, and ramifications of this incredible work of fiction with the Atlasphere podcast.

Who's On:

Author and Investment Authority Jim Woods.
Jim Woods is a 20-plus-year veteran of the markets with varied experience as a broker, hedge fund trader, financial writer, author and newsletter editor.  His books include co-authoring, Billion Dollar Green: Profit from the Eco Revolution, and The Wealth Shield: How to Invest and Protect Your Money from Another Stock Market Crash, Financial Crisis or Global Economic Collapse. He’s also ghostwritten many books and articles, as well as edited content for some of the investment industry’s biggest luminaries. Read more about Jim Woods.
Edward Hudgins is the research director for The Heartland Institute.
In conjunction with other department directors, Hudgins sets the organization’s research agenda and priorities; works with in-house and outside scholars to produce policy studies, policy briefs, and books; contributes his own research; and works with Heartland staff to promote Heartland’s work. Before joining Heartland, Hudgins was the director of advocacy and a senior scholar at The Atlas Society, which promotes the philosophy of reason, freedom, and individualism developed by Ayn Rand in works like Atlas Shrugged.  His latest Atlas Society book was The Republican Party’s Civil War: Will Freedom Win?

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This Week's Lesson From the Lexicon:



Join us on page 173 for this excerpt which originally appeared in the essay "The Nature of Government," The Oh S, 150; PB 111.
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