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Alex Epstein

Alex Epstein

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

Alex Epstein is an analyst at the Ayn Rand Institute, focusing on business issues. The Institute promotes Objectivism, the philosophy of Ayn Rand -- author of "Atlas Shrugged" and "The Fountainhead."

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