Thursday, May 21, 2015

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 05.21.15

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 05.21.15

”One cannot force men -- or nations -- to live as human beings if they prefer to be swine in a collectivist pig pen.” - Ayn Rand

Who is Hank Ragnar?

Have you devoured the Ayn Rand library? Do you find yourself in search of books with similar themes that incorporate Objectivist principles?
Look no further.
The newest book in the Hank Ragnar series, Trails of Injustice, by the Gulch's very own dbhalling and khalling, has just hit shelves, and we sat down with the authors to to get a behind the scenes look at just how much Ayn Rand has influenced their work.

Read the exclusive Galt’s Gulch interview with DK Halling in the Gulch now.

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NEW: Galt’s Gulch Online Walkthrough (How to Use the Gulch)

With the Atlas Shruggedtelevision series on the horizon, there has never been a better time to escape to Galt's Gulch.
However, when you first land in the Gulch, there’s so many like-minded people to meet and so many great conversations happening, that knowing where to start can be a bit tricky.
To make navigating the Gulch easier, we’ve built a short walkthrough.

Try the new Galt's Gulch Walkthrough now.

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NEW: Hank Ragnar Series T-shirts

Celebrate the highly anticipated release of the second book in the Hank Ragnar series, Trails of Injustice, with official DK Halling t-shirts.

Get your official Hank Ragnar t-shirt now.


UPDATE: Stream Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? Online

The new G-rated version of Atlas Shrugged Part 3 is now available in 12 additional countries including Brazil and Russia.

Check availability and rent ASP3 tonight.


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 05.14.15

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 05.14.15

”Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” - Ayn Rand

NEW: Stream Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? Online

This Friday night, instead of paying to sit in a crowded theater with sticky floors, kick back in the comfort of your own home and rent the new G rated version of ASP3.
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This exclusive G rated edit presents a great opportunity to introduce the younger members of your family to the inspirational message of Ayn Rand and Atlas Shrugged.

Rent Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? now.

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PRODUCERS ONLY: Help Interview Dr. David Kelley

We’ll be publishing an exclusive Galt’s Gulch Online interview with Atlas Society founder and Atlas Summit keynote speaker Dr. David Kelley on June 1st.
Galt's Gulch Online Producers are invited to help interview Dr. David Kelley by submitting questions. This is your chance to ask Dr. David Kelley anything.

Become a Producer and ask David Kelley a question in Galt's Gulch.

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NEW: Wyatt Junction T-shirt

This summer, take a trip on the John Galt Line to Wyatt Junction, Colorado where business is booming thanks to Wyatt Oil, Nielsen Motors, Hammond Cars, and the Stockton Foundry.
Don't forget to snag a souvenir, like the comfy Wyatt Junction t-shirt, to commemorate your trip.

Get your Wyatt Junction t-shirt now.

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Hot in the Gulch: How Many Have Gone On to Read Rand Since Discovering the Gulch?

This conversation, initiated by Producer khalling, isn’t just hot… it’s on fire with 250+ comments! Share your personal experience in how you came to find Rand and other Objectivist works.

Join the discussion in Galt’s Gulch Online now.


P.S. Where's My Newsletter from Last Week?

If you've been digging through your inbox, junk folder, etc. searching for last week's Atlas Shrugged newsletter, stop! There was no newsletter last week (5.07). While we continue to focus our energy on the development of the new Atlas Shrugged television series, we'll be moving the newsletter to a semi-bi-weekly schedule.
Stay tuned! Exciting things to come!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.30.15

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.30.15

“Life is achievement…. Give yourself an aim, something you want to do, then go after it, breaking through everything, with nothing in mind but your aim, all will, all concentration, and get it.” - Ayn Rand
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Meet the Atlas Summit Speakers

The Atlas Society’s Atlas Summit features some of the best and brightest Objectivist thinkers… but don’t just take our word for it. For the next several weeks, we’ll be publishing exclusive interviews with Atlas Summit speakers in Galt’s Gulch.
First up: Dale Halling. See why this Jack of many trades (who finished The Fountainhead in just 2 days) enjoys the Atlas Summit so much.

Read the interview with Dale Halling in Galt’s Gulch Online

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There has never been a better time...

"Galt's Gulch Online Producers are the very motor of the Gulch." - Scott DeSapio, CIO, Atlas Distribution
With the Atlas Shrugged television series on the horizon, there has never been a better time to become a Galt’s Gulch Online Producer.
Be part of Atlas Shrugged history.

Become a Galt's Gulch Producer now.


Mother's Day is May 10th; Celebrate Your Heroines


Save 30% on the Rearden Metal Bracelet

This Mother’s Day don’t forget to celebrate the women that inspire you the most. In honor of this special day, we’re offering the gorgeous Rearden Metal bracelet at our lowest price ever.

Get your Rearden Metal bracelet now.

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NEW: Official Atlas Shrugged Women's T-shirts

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’re proud to announce that all of the t-shirts in the Atlas Shrugged Merchandise Store are now available in women’s cuts and styles.

Check out the new Atlas Shrugged women’s t-shirts.


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.23.15

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.23.15

“Everyone has the right to make his own decisions, but none has the right to force his decision on others.” - Ayn Rand
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GULCH MEMBERS: Save 20% on Atlas Summit Registration

The Atlas Summit is a multi-day event jam packed with courses, workshops, and events designed to help you broaden your understanding of Objectivism while providing an incredible opportunity to socialize with like-minded individuals from across the globe.

Learn more about the Summit and get your 20% off code in the Gulch.

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PRODUCERS ONLY: “Scripting the Speeches in Atlas Shrugged” 

Dive into the epic speeches of Atlas Shrugged with this free chapter provided by Dr. David Kelley from his book Atlas Shrugged: The Novel, the Films, the Philosophy.
This free chapter is available exclusively to Galt’s Gulch Online Producers.

Become a Producer and start reading now.

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NEW: Ayn Rand "Truth" Mug

Stimulate your body with a little caffeine while you stimulate your mind with this potent quote from Ayn Rand.

Get the brand new Ayn Rand "Truth" mug now.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.15.15

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.15.15

Elections should be held on April 16th - the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.” - Thomas Sowell

Galt’s Gulch Online Is Now on Facebook

As you face yet another April 15th, you may be thinking, ”If only Galt’s Gulch were real.” Well, it can be be - with your help. At 20,000+ members, Galt’s Gulch Online is the largest active online community focused on the propagation of Ayn Rand's ideas.
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Join the fight and keep up-to-date with the latest news and hottest debates on the new Galt's Gulch Online Facebook page.
"Speak on any scale open to you, large or small— to your friends, your associates, your professional organizations, or any legitimate public forum. You can never tell when your words will reach the right mind at the right time. You will see no immediate results—but it is of such activities that public opinion is made." - Ayn Rand

Like the new Galt's Gulch Online Facebook page now.


VIDEO: Ayn Rand on Welfarism and Taxation

“I am for the separation of state and economics. Just as we have separation of state and church.” - Ayn Rand
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In honor of tax day, watch Ayn Rand speak on welfarism and taxation in the United States.

Watch the video now in Galt’s Gulch Online.

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NEW: “Tax Day” T-Shirt

"The Government has no source of revenue, except the taxes paid by the producers." - Ayn Rand
Introducing the new Ayn Rand “Tax Day” t-shirt.
Say it loud and clear with this iconic quote and image of Ayn Rand.

Get the new Ayn Rand “Tax Day” t-shirt now.


PRODUCERS ONLY: 15% Off Everything TAX DAY Sale

Gulch Producers, this tax day we want to put some money back in your pocket. Today through Friday (April 17th), take 15% off everything in the Atlas Shrugged Store.

Pickup your exclusive Galt's Gulch Producers Only coupon now. 


Friday, April 10, 2015

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.10.15

Atlas Shrugged Newsletter: 4.10.15

“During the nineteenth century, mankind came close to economic freedom, for the first and only time in history. Observe the results. Observe also that the degree of a country’s freedom from government control, was the degree of its progress. America was the freest and achieved the most.” - Ayn Rand

Gear up for the Atlas Shrugged Television Series

The Atlas Shrugged television series is coming!
While we're in the development phase, we have no intention of turning off the motor. To ensure the message of Atlas continues to spread, we’re introducing some new KILLER gear.
Starting this week, and for the next 10 weeks, we’ll be unveiling a new piece of official Atlas Shrugged gear.
First up, the brand new Rearden Steel "Rigid Principles" t-shirt.

Get your NEW Rearden Steel t-shirt now.


Hot in the Gulch

Barry Goldwater on Religion and Politics
"But like any powerful weapon, the use of God’s name on one’s behalf should be used sparingly. …” - Barry Goldwater
Join the debate on religion in politics now...
Forced Vaccinations to be Decided This Week
SB277 is being debated this week at the State Capitol. This bill mandates that all children must be vaccinated. Gulch members share their opinion on mandatory vaccinations.
Weigh in now...
Ayn Rand and Social Security
Was Social Security a bad idea? Producer overmanwarrior gets the conversation started with "Social Security was a stupid idea, and it never should have been enacted." OK then.
Join the discussion now...
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We're Hiring (Again)

Atlas Distribution Company has a new job opening. Check out the details in Galt's Gulch Online and see if you might be a good fit.

Apply for the latest ADC job opening now.