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Friday, July 21 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
ATLAS SOCIETY DAY John Fund, Stephen Moore, Brett Smith; Naomi Brockwell (mod) - Enduring Political Relevance of Ayn Rand

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Moderators
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Naomi Brockwell

FreedomFest Emcee; Film and Television Producer
Popular panelist, moderator, and entertainer Naomi Brockwell is taking over the duties of General Session Emcee at FreedomFest’s Tenth Anniversary. Naomi is well known in libertarian circles for her sound economic and political thinking and for her enthusiastic support of bitcoin as the currency of the 21st century. She is a producer for the Stossel Show and a contributor for Reason TV, and is co-founder with Gene Epstein of the Soho Forum, a monthly lecture series in New York. She has produced numerous award-winning feature films, including the 2015 feature documentary Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It (Best International Documentary, Anthem Film Festival; Special Jury Prize, Amsterdam Film Festival; Best Film, Amsterdam Film Festival), executive producer of the 2015 Lionsgate thriller Subconscious, and co-executive producer and casting producer of the 2015 documentary drama Audition (Best Documentary, Lone Star Film Festival; Best Film Editing, Manchester International Film Festival). Naomi is a familiar face at FreedomFest, having attended as a speaker and panelist for the past six years. She also starred as Lady Guinivere in the FreedomFest Follies production of... Read More →

Speakers
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John Fund

Columnist, National Review
John Fund is national-affairs columnist for National Review. He worked for the Wall Street Journal for more than two decades, starting in 1984, and was a member of the newspaper’s editorial board from 1995 to 2001. Fund has written for Esquire, Reader’s Digest, Reason, and the New Republic. He... Read More →
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Stephen Moore

Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth, The Heritage Foundation
Stephen Moore, who formerly wrote on the economy and public policy for The Wall Street Journal, is the Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth, at The Heritage Foundation.  Moore, who also was a member of The Journal’s editorial board, returned to Heritage in January 2014 -- about 25 years after his tenure as the leading conservative think... Read More →
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Brett Smith

Commercial Artist
Brett R. Smith has over 20 years experience as a professional commercial artist in the graphic novel industry as an editor and creative director, a color artist in the comic book industry, a storyboard artist in the advertising industry, and a graphic artist for multiple clients. He holds a B.F.A. in Animation. Smith started in the commercial art field in 1995 as an in-house color artist for Chaos! Comics. Since then he has worked with a wide array of clients, including Marvel and DC Entertainment, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, McCann Erikson, BBDO, and Saatchi... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Atlas Society

The purpose of The Atlas Society is to inspire and equip people to embrace reason, achievement, and ethical self-interest as the moral foundation for political liberty and personal happiness. We promote open Objectivism, a living, growing philosophy founded by Ayn Rand, the author of Atlas Shrugged and Capitalism: the Unknown Ideal, among other... Read More →


Friday July 21, 2017 1:30pm - 2:20pm
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