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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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    What must be done to recover from this financial crisis? Barack Obama rightly stresses that we first must understand how today's problems emerged. It is…

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    Published 13 August 2008 | viewed 3,306 times

    August 14 marks Social Security's 73rd birthday--placing it eight years past standard retirement age. But, despite the program's $10-trillion-plus dollar shortfall, no politician dares to…

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    Throughout the housing crisis, we have heard demands from spokesmen for desperate homeowners, banks, and investors for every variety of government bailout. But there is…

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    Published 28 May 2008 | viewed 2,481 times

    With gasoline prices exceeding $4 a gallon in some states, politicians are responding as usual: Blame Big Oil First. Several prominent senators have once again…

  • Set Yahoo Free

    Published 30 April 2008 | viewed 2,123 times

    April 29, 2008 Yahoo! (YHOO) recently released its first-quarter earnings numbers, and neither the market nor analysts were impressed. What will be the company's next…