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Capitalism and the Environment: The Virtues of "Exploitation"

Richard M. Salsman

Presented at: Ayn Rand Comes to Harvard 1996

Venue: unspecified venue –– Cambridge MA

Date: Sep 19, 1996

In this talk, economist and Objectivist scholar Richard Salsman breaks down the myth that capitalism destroys the earth, and shows how “exploiting the environment,” when understood properly, is one of the noblest pursuits of man. (75 min. + 75 min. Q&A)


Parts: 1

Handout: none


  • VHS, 1997 (En) - 150 mins - exact publication date and source unknown. Rumored to be video.