Special Special Guest Edward L. Hudgins, Ph.D., Director of Advocacy and Senior Scholar for The Atlas Society discusses with Patrick Donohoe a variety of topics from the goals and purpose of The Atlas Society to the upcoming film – Atlas Shrugged Part 1.
Edward L. Hudgins, PH.D.
Director of Advocacy and Senior Scholar for The Atlas Society
Dr. Hudgins is director of advocacy and senior scholar at The Atlas Society. He is a prolific write and popular speaker on cultural, political, and philosophical matters from an Objectivist perspective. His most recent collection of essays is entitled An Objectivist Secular Reader.
He is the formerly director of regulatory studies for the Cato Institute, editor of Regulation magazine and of Freedom to Trade: Refuting the New Protectionism, Space: The FreeMarket Frontier, and two books on postal service privatization.
Hudgins served as a senior economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress and was both deputy director for economic policy studies and director of the Center for International Economic Growth at the Heritage Foundation. He has testified on many occasions before Congress.
His opinion pieces have been published in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and other major outlets. He has appeared on Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CSPAN, and the History Channel.
Hudgins has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, a master’s from American University, and a doctorate from Catholic University in political philosophy. He has taught at universities in the United States and in Germany.
The Movie – Atlas Shrugged Part 1
Atlas Shrugged is a novel that has generated inspiration and controversy since its publication in 1957.
As mentioned above and in the podcast Atlas Shrugged Part 1 will hit limited theaters on April 15th 2011 (Tax Day), find out here if it is showing in your area. Get Atlas Shrugged the movie shown in your town! Demand it here!
“Its theme is the role of individual achievement in society and its goal is to demonstrate what can happen when individual achievement is undervalued, suppressed and demonized. Complex characters embody heroism and evil, in a plot that combines drama, mystery, romance, and science fiction – the result is ultimately inspirational, not apocalyptic.” atlasshruggedpart1.com
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