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To Take or Not to Take

The CARES Act has created a moral dilemma for those Americans who value freedom. The pandemic has cost them their jobs, their savings, their businesses. And they blame a significant part of this loss on the government. But because they oppose. . .

A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease

“A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease: Planning for the Next Pandemic” is the Ayn Rand Institute’s white paper on America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, authored by the Institute’s chief philosophy. . .

‘We Took PPP Funds and Would Do It Again’

Social media and major news outlets are ablaze with reports that the Ayn Rand Institute applied for and received funds from the Paycheck Protection Program, established by Congress under the CARES Act for pandemic relief. People are questioning how. . .

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Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism.

About The Ayn Rand Institute


AynRand.org is the official website of the Ayn Rand Institute, the source for information on the life, writings and work of novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand.

Headquartered in Santa Ana, California, ARI offers educational experiences, based on Ayn Rand’s books and ideas, for a variety of audiences, including students, educators, policymakers and lifelong learners. ARI also engages in research and advocacy efforts, applying Rand’s ideas to current issues and seeking to promote her philosophical principles of reason, rational self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism.

ARI is composed of a dedicated Board of Directors and an energetic staff of more than 35 people. We invite you to explore how Ayn Rand viewed the world – and to consider the distinctive insights offered by ARI’s thought leaders today.

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