Yaron Discusses the state of journalism today and the threats to free speech, as well as the abrupt decision by Trump to withdraw troops from Syria.
00:03:40: the importance of journalism and a free press
00:14:35: problems in modern journalism
00:21:44: danger and threat of Trump Presidency; alleged media conspiracies
00:28:15: media bias and its causes; intellectuals and the Left
00:43:40: Europe’s hate speech laws & rise of fascist authoritarianism
00:45:55: Question: Was Mises miserable?
00:46:41: Question: Is Germany the playground for trying British ideas?
00:49:08: Question: what is Rationalism and is Reason/Rationality subjective?
00:53:07: Question: Why is there a bias towards Plato in formulation of western civ?
00:56:05: Question: Why is taxation theft?
00:58:33: Question: What is the difference between ‘Heil Hitler’ and ‘Rule Britannia’?
1:01:50: Question: How would ocean property rights work?
1:02:20: Question: Has ARI thought about doing documentaries on the Renaissance?
1:06:20: Trump orders military troops out of Syria; reasons
1:15:45: Question: How should Merkle have dealt with Erdogan's visit?
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Yaron Brook, Radical for Capitalism, discusses news, culture and politics from the principled perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. Yaron is the executive chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute and a world class speaker.