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November 6, 2014 - Bryan Caplan
Is college worth it?
George Mason U. prof. econ.
He’s working on his next book The Case Against Education.
He blogs at EconLog: www.tiny.cc/EconB
NYC Junto Newsletter
written by Iris Bell on September 25, 2014
* Junto meeting Thursday, October 2, 2014
* NEW  Junto speakers through November 2015
* NEW  NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sunday, Sept. 28, 3:00pm
* NEW  Manhattan Institute, Proxy Monitor, Thur., Oct. 2, 8am
* NEW  "Celebrate Self" Biannual Hike, Sunday, Oct. 5, 11am
* NEW  "End the Debt Draft," Wednesday, October 8, 6:00pm
* NEW  End the Debt Draft campaign Watkins & Ayn Rand Inst.
* NEW  Cato Institute expands its Center for the Study of Science
* NEW  A new book, Ayn Rand's '' 'The Unconquered' a play" 
* NEW  Read chapter one of "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels"
* NEW  "The Purpose Economy"...your desire for impact 
* NEW  "Atlas Shrugged" Part 3, Victor Niederhoffer's review
* NEW  Items of interest, Constitution, Kostelanetz, Soc. Sec.
* NEW  John Batchelor radio show in NYC and as a podcast
* NEW  The Debt Dialogues: Onkar Ghate on individual rights
* NEW  The Debt Dialogues: Amity Shlaes -- great depression
* NEW  New book on Joan Kennedy Taylor -- reason
* NEW  Bookshare for impaired offers many Objectivist books
* NEW  Henry Mark Holzer on individual rights
* NEW  Thinking about global warming, by Robert Tracinski
* Free market and Objectivist local meetings, sites and podcasts
* Fred Cookinham's five Ayn Rand walking tours
* Read and post to Junto sites
* About Junto and this Junto newsletter

Junto focuses on free markets, Objectivism and investing.
It's a group that shares information, discusses current issues
and presents speakers

Thursday, October 2
Peter Schuck 
"Why Government Fails So Often -- and how it can do better"
a satirical warm-up talk by Mike Lacher
"How To Be a Thoughtleader"

Admission free -- no reservation necessary
* We'll socialize from 7:00pm to 7:30pm
* 7:30pm moderator, Gene Epstein calls first for announcements
    of things happening before the next Junto. Then he asks for
    other announcements and for people introducing themselves.
* The speaker begins promptly at 8:00pm.
* Most speakers will present their thoughts in several sections.
    Each section will have audience questions, discussions and
    rebuttal of the speaker's points.
* Discussions are intense but polite.
* The meeting will continue to 10:00pm or later.

General Society Library
20 West 44 Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, NYC
near the Grand Central Terminal

* Junto meets on the first Thursday of every month
* Participation by all attendees is highly encouraged.
* 70 to 150 people attend most Juntos.

Peter Schuck "Why Government Fails So Often -- 
and how it can do better." Yale law professor. From healthcare 
to workplace conduct, the federal government manages more of 
our lives. The consequence is a threat to government legitimacy. 
Examples of how to right the foundering ship of state. 
Information and his visit to The Daily Show: www.bit.ly/Schuck
    This is an excerpt from Gene Epstein's review of Schuck's 
book in Barron's: Fervent supporters of proactive government 
will find Yale Law School Professor Peter Schuck to be a 
sympathetic guide. A former official under President Jimmy
Carter in what was then called the Department of Health, 
Education, and Welfare, Schuck reveals that he voted both times 
for Barack Obama, and declares in the book's first chapter, "I 
support many public programs, and as a citizen I take no pleasure 
(indeed, I am dismayed) in finding how often my government 
fails, as I dutifully report in the chapters that follow."
Mike Lacher will do a satirical warm-up talk "How To Be
a Thoughtleader." More of his work: www.MikeLacher.com

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Junto's founder and host is Victor Niederhoffer.
    Visit his site: www.DailySpeculations.com
Feel free to use the above text to promote Junto among
free marketers, Objectivists and investors.

Come to Junto, meet these upcoming speakers:

November 6    Bryan Caplan "Is college worth it?" Professor 
economics George Mason University. His next book "The Case 
Against Education." He blogs at EconLog: www.tiny.cc/EconB

December 4    Donald J. Boudreaux "Half-Wits and Hypocrites:
2013-2014" Senior fellow Mercatus Center, and professor
economics George Mason University chair, study of 
free market capitalism, Mercatus Center. He blogs daily 
at: www.CafeHayek.com. Watch him on Stossel talking 
to students about economics: www.tiny.cc/econStossel

January 1, 2015    CHANGE OF SPEAKER
Andrew Bernstein    "Introduction to Objectivism" based on 
his book "Objectivism in One Lesson: An Introduction to the 
Philosophy of Ayn Rand" Philosopher, novelist and radical for 
laissez-faire capitalism. www.andrewbernstein.net
    Stephen Harne, previously scheduled, has been postponed.

February 5, 2015    Benjamin W. Powell, on his book "Out of
Poverty: Sweatshops in the global economy" Free Market 
Institute director at the Texas Tech University, senior fellow 
Independent Institute, libertarian think tank. www.tiny.cc/BPowell
the celebration of Ayn Rand's 110th birthday.

March 5, 2015    Nina Teicholz and John Mackey will DEBATE:
"An animal foods/low-carb centered diet is unhealthy 
compared with a 90+% plant-based diet that 
excludes sugar and refined grain products."
    Teicholz takes the negative & Mackey takes the affirmative.
Teicholz is the author of "The Big Fat Surprise: Why butter, 
meat & cheese belong in a healthy diet." Investigative journalist 
who's reported for National Public Radio. www.tiny.cc/BFs
    Mackey's working on a book about healthy diet. He spoke 
at Junto in June 2013. He's co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. 
His stores often have Dr. Fuhrman's Nutrient Density numbers 
on items on the salad bar. Fuhrman says 90% of the daily diet 
should be nutrient rich plant foods: www.tiny.cc/DrF  
Whole Food Market's healthy eating: www.tiny.cc/WholeFoodM

April 2, 2015    Jason Riley, Wall Street Journal editorial board 
member, on his book "Please Stop Helping Us: How liberals 
make it harder for blacks to succeed" Gene Epstein's review 
in Barron's: www.tiny.cc/Jriley 

May 7, 2015    Casey Mulligan on his book "Side Effects: The 
economic consequences of Obamacare" University of Chicago 
economist, his blog is "Supply and Demand (in that order)":

June 4, 2015    Janine Wedel on her book "Unaccountable: How
elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security"
professor in the School of Policy, Government and International 
Affairs at George Mason University.  www.tiny.cc/jWedel

July, Aug., Sept., Oct. 2015 speakers to be announced

Nov. 5, 2015    Richard A. Epstein spoke at Junto Sept. 2011
and April 1997. Law professor NY University, adjunct scholar 
Cato, senior fellow Hoover Institution, senior lecturer University 
Chicago Law School, Legal Affairs poll: one of the 20 most 
influential legal thinkers. His tweets: www.tiny.cc/eTweets

NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sunday, Sept. 28, 3:00pm
    As always, we'll talk about Ayn Rand, her works, challenges,
Objectivist life, options, associations and knowledge.
    Give and take, open to all, no charge, no reservations.
It's on the last Sunday of each month.
    It's at The Midtown Restaurant, 155 East 55 Street, between
3rd and Lexington Avenues, mid-block on the north side
of 55th Street, in Manhattan, free.
    There are usually about two dozen people at each Meetup.
Benny Pollack, Ayn Rand Meetup organizer, says: "Join our
group of regular Objectivists for a lively discussion on topics
related to Ayn Rand and Objectivist philosophy in general.
    "Please join us. If you are already versed in the topic, want
to learn or just want to spend an intellectually stimulating
afternoon, please come. I hope to see you all there."
    Get up-to-date info: www.AynRand.meetup.com/8

Manhattan Institute, Proxy Monitor 2014, Thur., Oct. 2, 8:00am
    Early morning discussion of current legal and 
administrative-law issues in field of corporate governance, 
shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation, role 
of proxy advisory firms and new rules from the SEC. 
    Panel will explore these issues, Brian Cartwright former 
general counsel SEC and Pat McGurn executive director of 
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). They'll discuss SEC's 
decision not to engage in rulemaking on disclosure of corporate 
political spending, pending rulemaking on CEO pay ratios and 
proposed rulemaking on shareholder proposal resubmission 
thresholds, recent decision U.S. Supreme Court in Halliburton 
v. Erica P. John Fund upholding private securities class actions 
    SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher  will discuss these and 
other issues of corporate governance and securities regulation.
    8:00am to 10:30am, breakfast 8:30am, Harvard Club, 
35 West 44 St., RSVP: www.tiny.cc/miConf or 646-839-3372

"Celebrate Self" Biannual Hike, Sunday, October 5, 11:00am
NY Heroes Society
    The Fall hike at Storm King State Park, just north of 
West Point, overlooking Hudson River, host Robert Begley. 
RSVP: www.tiny.cc/NYheroesObj

"End the Debt Draft," Wednesday, October 8, 6:00pm
"How the welfare state is exploiting millennials" Don Watkins
See below for more about End the Debt Draft and to get a
free copy of Don's book.
    Students free, general audience $10.00
This is the second of 10 months of NYC lectures. Each is on 
the second Wednesday of the month. These "ARI on Tour" 
[Ayn Rand Institute] speakers are also in Chicago, Irvine, CA 
and Palo Alto/San Francisco.
    They apply Rand's views of individualism and capitalism to 
the cultural and political issues of our time. 
    If you're new to Rand's ideas or familiar with them, learn
how her ideas apply to important issues of our time. This is 
your chance to ask questions and engage the speakers.
    CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th and 35th Streets
Reception 5:30pm, lecture 6:00pm, Q&A 6:45pm
Light refreshment. Online, or pay at door, cash or credit card.
Sign up at: www.tiny.cc/RandTalks

End the Debt Draft campaign Don Watkins & Ayn Rand Institute
    Get a free copy of Don's book "Rooseveltcare: How Social 
Security is sabotaging the land of self-reliance," read the
manifesto, see two interviews, get weekly podcasts, follow 
him on social media, all at: www.tiny.cc/EndDebt.
Cato Institute expands its Center for the Study of Science
    Since 2012 they've provide market-based ideas that could 
transition policy regarding energy consumption, environmental 
standard and other science-related issues away from 
government planners.
     They're continuing to use sound science to answer questions 
related environmental regulation through an objective 
framework. They've added these adjunct scholars: Ross 
McKitrick environmental economics University of Guelph, 
Terence Kealey vice chancellor of the University of 
Buckingham professor of clinical biochemistry. 
    They're joining distinguished senior fellow Richard Lindzen, 
an emeritus professor of meteorology at both MIT and Harvard, 
adjunct scholar Edward J. Calabrese professor environmental 
health sciences University of Massachusetts specializing in 
toxicology and Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger assistant 
director of the Center.
    A 2-1/2 minute video about the expanded Center: 

A new book, Ayn Rand's '' 'The Unconquered': 
With another, earlier adaptation of 'We the Living' "
    Almost 70 years after the publication of Rand's first novel, 
"We the Living" you can read these never-before published 
versions of Rand's theatrical adaption of this novel.
    "...a glimpse into Rand's creative mind....earliest and 
latest versions of her adaptations, as well as some additional 
alternative endings to the play, we witness Rand struggling 
to convey her meaning in [a play]...." Onkar Ghate, 
senior fellow, Ayn Rand Institute 
    From the back cover: In the 1930s, Rand was asked to adapt 
her first novel, "We the Living," for the theatre....a story of life 
in post-revolutionary Russia and Rand's first statement against 
communism. [The book] was not a commercial success when
it was published, but has gone on to sell over 3 million copies.
    The preface places the work in its historical and political 
context. There's also an essay on the history of the theatrical
adaptation by Jeff Britting, curator of the Ayn Rand Archives. 

Read chapter one of "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels"
    Alex Epstein, author, founder Center for Industrial Progress, 
spoke at Junto. 
    Read and share this first chapter of his book which will be 
published on November 13th: www.tiny.cc/MoralFossil

"The Purpose Economy: How your desire for impact, personal 
growth and community is changing the world"
    Aaron Hurst on his book about millennial entrepreneurs who 
connect people with their purpose. He credits Whole Foods 
Market with changing "health food" stores to a place for people 
who enjoy food and explains it's causing regular grocers to sell
"health food" with regular food.
    Example: hospital orderlies who clean up messes but who've 
created purpose, they tell sing to or tell jokes to patients, they 
help patients connect with their visitors, they feel they're as 
important to the patients as doctors. Watch him speak on 
C-Span 2, Book TV: www.tiny.cc/purposeE

"Atlas Shrugged" Part 3 film, Victor Niederhoffer's review
    ...very inspiring and true to the message of "living for oneself 
and not as a sacrificial object." The portrayal of the politicians 
is true to life and the heroic messages that the producers in 
Galt's Gulch give to Dagny are timeless and inspiring. 
    Galt's speech is done very well, and there are exciting visual 
effects of trains and trees, and abandoned factories. 
    It starts nicely with Galt refusing to be part of a employee 
owned business where everyone shares what everyone makes. 

Items of interest
* "In Honor of the U.S. Constitution & the Men who Created It"
    Robert Begley, Objective Standard Blog: www.tiny.cc/USconstit
* Promotion for "Atlas Shrugged" film, part 3 had this quote
    from Ayn Rand: "Competition is a by-product of productive 
    work, not its goal. A creative man is motivated by the desire
    to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
* Richard Kostelanetz who's often at Junto and has spoken at it,
    has written many books on subjects from the Rockaways to 
    avant garde artists. His Amazon books: www.tiny.cc/RKbooks
* Ayn Rand quote on a construction site, 59th Street between 
    Park and Lexington. "The skyline of New York is a 
    monument of a splendour that no pyramids or palaces 
    will ever equal or approach."
* Social Security Handbook has 2,728 separate rules governing 
    its benefits. And it has thousands upon thousands of 
    explanations of those rules in its Program Operating Manual.

John Batchelor radio show in NYC and as a podcast
    Many people at Junto listen to him. He often has non-fiction
authors and historians. He's a great interviewer who gets to the 
essence of each book. Most Thursdays he speaks with Richard 
A. Epstein about law and other current issues. Epstein will be 
speaking at Junto again in 2015.
    9:00pm to 1:00am, 7 days a week, NY: 770 WABC-AM,  
also on in DC, online anytime at: www.tiny.cc/jbPOD

The Debt Dialogues: Onkar Ghate on individual rights
    This weekly podcast aims to educate young people about the 
welfare state and how it will affect their future. His shows are 
of interest to all.
    Don Watkins interviews Ghate, Ayn Rand Institute senior 
fellow on how individual rights can & should guide our thinking 
about political issues, including the welfare state. He covers: 
* the meaning of individual rights 
* the problem with utilitarianism
* the importance of the right to property
* why it's wrong to think of individual rights as "negative rights" 
* the relationship between individual rights and physical force
* how the welfare state violates rights. 
    Learn a lot in just 43 minutes: www.tiny.cc/rightsAG

The Debt Dialogues: Amity Shlaes on the great depression
    Don Watkins interviews Amity Shlaes, author of "The 
Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression" 
about the cause of the depression and how it made possible 
the creation of the American welfare state. She covers:
* different theories about the causes of the great depression
* how the depression changed the way Americans thought 
    about the role of government
* the myth that Herbert Hoover was an advocate of laissez-faire
* the creation of Social Security: www.tiny.cc/foregotten

New book on Joan Kennedy Taylor, who spoke at Junto twice
    "Persuaded by Reason: Joan Kennedy Taylor and the rebirth 
of American individualism" by Jeff Riggenbach
    Joan was an author, editor, actress, radio commentator, 
libertarian feminist, studied with Gurdjieff, dated Allen Ginsberg, 
had a long friendship with Ayn Rand and along with her husband 
David Dawson, was instrumental in ending the draft. 
    What could possibly tie together such disparate personalities 
and interests? The answer lies in one word "individualism."
    Jeff thematically intertwines her encounters with the political 
and intellectual events of the time, revealing how her work, 
writings and behind-the-scenes contributions helped shape the 
rise of individualism in the late twentieth century. 
   Forward by Charles Murray, author "Losing Ground." 
Joan was a friend of mine for over 35 years. www.tiny.cc/JKT

Bookshare for reading impaired offers many Objectivist books
    Most books by Ayn Rand, fiction and non-fiction, many 
books about her and books by Leonard Peikoff are now available.
   These downloaded books are for people with blindness or 
low vision, physical disability, autism and other problems. Get
any of 300,000 books, many magazines and most newspapers.
    You can read them in large fonts or have them read to you 
from free readers, assistive technology devices, computer 
software, mobile phones and tablets, plus by other technologies.
    Free for students. For all others there's a $25 one-time fee 
and $50 annual fee. Learn about it here: www.bookshare.org

Henry Mark Holzer on individual rights
    to Republicans, Conservatives & Libertarians
Holzer says: I'm a recovering constitutional law professor.
    The 10th Amendment to the Constitution of the U.S. provides 
in unambiguous language that "The powers not delegated to 
the U.S. by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, 
are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."
    ...Not only was the 10th Amendment not intended to 
safeguard rights, not only does it say nothing about states' 
rights, not only is it clear beyond rational argument that the 
Amendment speaks only to power expressly delegated to 
Congress and other power expressly reserved to the states, 
but states do not have rights. Only individuals have rights....
    Read it all at: www.tiny.cc/HolzerTenth

Thinking about global warming, by Robert Tracinski
    [Some people are] arguing that global warming skeptics 
don't deserve a hearing because 97% of scientists supposedly 
back the claims of catastrophic man-made global warming....
    To begin with, the 97% claim is bogus. It's based on 
surveying the abstracts (preliminary summaries) of scientific 
papers related to the climate, and it has multiple problems. Some 
articles by skeptics are simply left out....Some papers mention 
global warming in their abstracts but do nothing to prove it....
    But the biggest problem with this statistic is that it just doesn't 
matter. Before Copernicus and Galileo, there was a pretty strong 
consensus among scientific authorities that the Earth was at the 
center of the solar system. Up to the 1950s, the theory of plate 
tectonics, which is now the foundation of geology, was still 
widely considered a crackpot notion championed by a few 
lonely dissenters. The history of science is a long history of the 
consensus being proven wrong.... Read all: www.tiny.cc/scienceT

Free market and Objectivist local meetings, sites and podcasts

*** Groups which meet in Manhattan ***
Ayn Rand Institute on Tour -- www.tiny.cc/RandTalks
Ayn Rand NY Tours -- www.tiny.cc/ToursRand
Gotham Tea Party -- www.tiny.cc/GothamTea
Manhattan Libertarian Party -- www.manhattanLP.org
NYC Ayn Rand Meetup -- www.meetup.com/AynRand-8
NYC Junto -- www.NYCjunto.org    
NY Objectivists/NY Heroes -- www.tiny.cc/NYheroesObj

*** Sites to visit ***
Aristos: An Online Review of the Arts -- www.aristos.org
"Atlas" in your life -- www.Fountainheadinstitute.com
Ayn Rand Institute -- www.AynRand.org
Ayn Rand Lexicon -- www.AynRandLexicon.com
Center for Industrial Progress -- www.tiny.cc/indProgress
Cato Institute -- www.cato.org
education blog -- www.LiberatingEducation.blogspot.com
Forum for Ayn Rand fans -- www.forums.4aynRandFans.com
Institute for Justice -- www.ij.org
Libertarianism introduction from Cato -- www.Libertarianism.org
Liberty Magazine -- www.tiny.cc/LibertyMag
Ludwig Von Mises Institute -- www.mises.org
News Sandwich from Amy Peikoff -- www.tiny.cc/NewsS
Objectivism Online -- www.objectivismOnline.com
Powell History -- www.tiny.cc/PowellHistory
Powell history courses -- www.HistoryAtOurHouse.com
Real Clear Politics -- www.RealClearPolitics.com
Rebirth of Reason -- www.RebirthOfReason.com
Sense of Life Objectivists -- www.soloPassion.com
The Atlasphere -- www.theAtlasphere.com
The Atlas Society -- www.AtlasSociety.org
The College of the United States -- www.rifinst.org
The Objective Standard -- www.theObjectiveStandard.com
The Objective Standard's Blog -- www.tiny.cc/blogTOS
The Tracinski Letter -- www.tracinskiLetter.com
Tracinski at The Federalist  --www.tiny.cc/FedTra

*** Internet podcasts, all free ***
These are mainly weekly "radio" shows you can hear online.
    Listen to shows live or at any time. Some are on iTunes.
If you're listening live, join by commenting or asking questions
by phone, email, in a chat room, tweeting, etc. 

* "Philosophy in action" Diana Heish answer questions from
listeners, applying rational principles to challenges of real life.
    Live Sun. Q&As: 11:00am eastern time
    Live Thur. Interviews: 9:00pm eastern time

* "Don't let it go unheard" Amy Peikoff's discussion
of news and politics from the perspective of Ayn Rand's
philosophy Objectivism.
    Bosch Fawstin, illustWriter is usually on the show. Visit his
site to see his clever and dramatic work: www.tiny.cc/BoschF
    Robert Begley, a Junto regular, often calls in live.
    Live Fri. 11:00pm to 1:00am eastern time

* "The Peikoff podcasts"
Alternate weeks have Leonard Peikoff, philosopher, Ayn Rand's
intellectual heir
Yaron Brook, president Ayn Rand Institute.
    Leonard answers questions about Ayn Rand's philosophy
Objectivism. He focuses on human relationships, career, moral
issues -- not technical philosophy or practical politics.
    Yaron answers questions on politics, economics, foreign policy.
Podcasts available by topic, single questions or full episodes:

Fred Cookinham's five Ayn Rand walking tours
* "Atlas Shrugged"
* Ayn Rand's Park Ave.
* Skyscrapers of ''The Fountainhead''
* Ayn Rand on Broadway
* Ayn Rand Fifth Ave.    
Scheduled tours $20, and over 65 $15. Private tours $30.
To arrange for your private tour or for more information, call
Fred at home: 718-397-9019 or on his cell: 917-607-9019 or
email him: fcookinham [at] juno.com
    Fred's tours get better because he never stops researching.
''What I have learned from a lifetime of studying Ayn Rand."
    He's often at Junto and Ayn Rand Meetups. He gave his
''Ayn Rand and Free Market Tour'' for Mont Pelerin Society.

Read and post to Junto sites
* Read and post to the Forum on the Junto site:
* Read and post to Junto-discuss list:
Junto members can discuss Junto speakers and other topics.
You can read these posts at: www.yhoo.it/JuntoP
To post to this list you need to be a member of it. 
Become a member at: www.yhoo.it/JuntoD or send email:

About Junto and this Junto newsletter
* Gene Epstein moderates Junto. He's the economics editor
    and books editor of Barron's, the weekly business magazine,
    author of ''Econospinning: How to read between the lines
    when the media manipulate the numbers'' www.tiny.cc/Econo
* Iris Bell writes this e-newsletter, designs the Junto handouts
    and is a freelance graphic designer. She was Ayn Rand's
    and the Nathaniel Branden Institute's graphic designer.
* Oleg Atbashian created NYCjunto.com. He also sends out
    this e-newsletter, cares for its email list and moderates
    www.tiny.cc/JuntoForum. His own famous site discusses
    important issues with humor: www.ThePeoplesCube.com
* Our founder and host is Victor Niederhoffer. Dedicated to the
    scientific method, free markets, deflating ballyhoo, creating
    value and laughter; a forum for us to use our meager abilities
    to make the world of specinvestments a better place.
    Visit his site at: www.DailySpeculations.com
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NYC Junto Newsletter – September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014

NYC Junto Newsletter written by Iris Bell on September 2, 2014 ___________________________________________________ Contents * Junto meeting Thursday, September 4 * Junto speakers through March 2015 * NEW “The Sacred Self: Ayn Rand” Wed., Sept. 10 * NEW “Atlas Shrugged Part Three” film opens Fri., Sept 12 * NEW Constitution Celebration NYC, Sat., Sept. 13 * […]

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NYC Junto Newsletter – July 28, 2014

July 28, 2014

NYC Junto Newsletter written by Iris Bell on June 29, 2014 ___________________________________________________ Contents * NEW Junto meeting Thursday, August 7 * NEW Junto speakers through March 2015 * NEW Lott: “Think Like a Freak,” Victor: “Investing Secrets” * NEW NOTICE: March Junto will DEBATE on healthy diet * NEW Boston Tea Party Opera, Fringe Festival, […]

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NYC Junto Newsletter – June 26, 2014

June 26, 2014

NYC Junto Newsletter written by Iris Bell on June 26, 2014 ———————————————- Contents * NEW Junto meeting Thursday, July 3 * NEW Junto speakers through March 2015 * NEW NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sunday, June 29, 3:00pm * NEW NY Heroes Meetup: Celebrate favorite heroes, July 20 * NEW Robert Begley’s June Junto available as […]

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Junto news, meeting Thurs. June 5

May 27, 2014

NYC Junto Newsletter written by Iris Bell on May 27, 2014 ————————- Contents * NEW Junto meeting June 5 * NEW Junto speakers through Feb. 2015 * NEW NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sun., May 25, 3:00pm * NEW Junto podcast available, free * NEW Gene Epstein spoke in Bucharest, watch his podcasts * NEW Things […]

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NYC Junto Newsletter – April, 2014

April 27, 2014

Contents * NEW Junto meeting May 1 * NEW The Future of the Tea Party: How liberals can be saved * NEW NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sun., April 27 , 3:00pm * NEW Ayn Rand’s final message to businessmen * NEW Aristotle Versus Religion, by Andrew Bernstein * NEW On Rush, Ayn Rand and not […]

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NYC Junto Newsletter – March 2014: Ideas in opera, movie, books, podcasts

March 22, 2014

Contents * NEW Junto meeting April 3 * NEW Alexander Hamilton, founding father, his banking ideas * NEW NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sun., March 30, 3:00pm * NEW New site on The Politics of Taxes by a Junto regular * NEW Objectivist Summer Conference, June 27 — July 4 * NEW The Boston Tea Party […]

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NYC Junto Newsletter – February 2014

February 22, 2014

Contents * NEW Junto meeting Mar. 6 * NEW Upcoming Junto speakers through June 2014 * NEW NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sun., Feb. 23, 3:00pm * NEW Dr. Keith Smith on free market medicine — Feb. Junto * NEW The FCC wades into the newsroom * NEW Obamacare is suffocating already sick health ins. * […]

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NYC Junto Newsletter – Jan. 2014

January 25, 2014

Contents * NEW Junto meeting Feb. 6 * NEW Ayn Rand’s 109th birthday and capitalism * Upcoming Junto speakers through May 2014 * NEW Review of David Goldhill at the Jan. 2, 2014 Junto * NEW NYC Ayn Rand Meetup, Sun., Jan. 26, sense of life * NEW Celebrating Alexander Hamilton’s achievements * NEW Peter […]

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Junto Newsletter – Dec. 2013

December 29, 2013

Contents * NEW Junto meeting Jan 2 * NEW Upcoming Junto speakers through May 2014 * NEW How to end cronyism * NEW John Allison, Cato CEO, at World Bank and IMF * NEW eBook edition of “The Passion of Ayn Rand” * NEW Objectivism in Barbara Branden’s obituary, NY Times * NEW NYC Ayn […]

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