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Cato Upcoming Events http://www.cato.org/events/calendar.html events@cato.org The Cato Institute seeks to broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of the traditional American principles of limited government, individual liberty, free markets and peace. Toward that goal, the Institute strives to achieve greater involvement of the intelligent, concerned lay public in questions of policy and the proper role of government. en-us​Mon, 24 Sep 2012 18:00:00 -0400 Book Forum: "Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government" | September 24 @ 6:00 pm​http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CatoEvents/~3/n7sYVzu8Tpg/event.php​<p></p> <p><div style="float: right; padding-left: 5px; padding-bottom: 5px;"><center><a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/Free-Market-Revolution-Rands-Government/dp/0230341691/?tag=catoinstitute-20"><img src="http://www.cato.org/images/event/free-market-revolution-81012.jpg" width="130" height="197" border="0"/><br/>Purchase Book</a></center></div> <p>The rise of the tea party and the 2010 election results revealed that tens of millions of Americans are alarmed by big government but skeptical that anything can or will be done to stop the growth of the state. In <em>Free Market Revolution</em>, Yaron Brook and Don Watkins argue that the answer lies in Ayn Rand's philosophy of capitalism and self-interest. In the past few years, Rand's works have surged to new sales records, and such people as Paul Ryan, John Stossel, and Whole Foods founder John Mackey cite her as one of their chief influences. Here, Brook and Watkins explain how Rand's ideas can solve a host of political and economic ills, including the debt crisis, inflation, overregulation, and the swelling welfare state. And most important, they argue that Rand's philosophy of Objectivism can enable defenders of the free market to seize the moral high ground in the fight to limit government. This is a fresh and timely look at the ideas of one of the most controversial figures in modern history&#8212;and the immediate relevance of her message.</p></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?a=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?a=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:dnMXMwOfBR0"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?d=dnMXMwOfBR0" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?a=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?i=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?a=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?i=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?a=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?a=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:l6gmwiTKsz0"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?d=l6gmwiTKsz0" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?a=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:gIN9vFwOqvQ"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/CatoEvents?i=n7sYVzu8Tpg:YF07Tz7wys8:gIN9vFwOqvQ" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CatoEvents/~4/n7sYVzu8Tpg" height="1" width="1"/>