The SOLO HQ-Free Radical Essays

Essays and interviews published at the Headquarters of Sense of Life Objectivism and the New Zealand magazine, The Free Radical.  Subscribe to the magazine here.

Also see the following indices for Sciabarra writings: 
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By Chris Matthew Sciabarra

"Ten Years After," The Free Radical 67 (July-August 2005): 20.  Discussion archived herePDF available. (See also here and here.)

"The Ayn Rand Centenary: Taking It Personally," The Free Radical 66 (April-May 2005): 20.  Discussion archived herePDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"A Primer on Murray Rothbard," SOLO HQ (6 March 2005).  Discussion archived here.  (See also here and here.)

"Miklos Rozsa: A Singular Life," The Free Radical 65 (February-March 2005): 13-16. Discussion archived herePDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"The Rand Centenary Issues," The Free Radical 65 (February-March 2005): 11.  PDF available.

"I Told You So," SOLO HQ (21 November 2004).  Discussion archived herePDF available (for article that eventually was cut from Free Radical).  (See also here and here.)

"Like a Man Possessed:  Review of Armando Cesari's book, Mario Lanza:  An American Tragedy" [with inset on the song, "I'll Walk With God"], The Free Radical 64 (October-November 2004): 26-29.  [also published on SOLO HQ with an archived discussion here and herePDF available.  (See also here and here; here and here.)

"It's Time to Move On:  A Personal Statement," SOLO HQ (18 September 2004).  [also published on SOLO HQ with an archived discussion]  (See also here and here.)

"Caught Up in The Rapture," The Free Radical 63 (August-September 2004): 18-23. [also published on SOLO HQ with an archived discussionPDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"SOLO HQ-Objectipedia Entries: Ditko, Steve; Miller, Frank; Rush; The Simpsons (9 July 2004).

"Bush Wins!," The Free Radical 62 (June-July 2004): 5.  [also published on SOLO HQ with an archived discussionPDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"Homo Hijackers? (2):  Sciabarra's Rejoinder to Firehammer," The Free Radical 62 (June-July 2004): 12-13.  [also published on SOLO HQ with an archived discussionPDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"In Praise of Hijacking," The Free Radical 61 (April-May 2004): 20-24. [also published on SOLO HQ with an archived discussionPDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"Celebrating the Great American Songbook," The Free Radical 60 (February-March 2004): 20-21.  [also published on SOLO HQ with an archived discussionPDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"A Question of Loyalty:  A 'Saddamite' Responds to Perigo," The Free Radical 59 (November 2003/January 2004):  9-11.  PDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"The Professionalization of Ayn Rand Scholarship," SOLO HQ (2 December 2003).  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"SOLO Proudly Announces..." by Lindsay Perigo [noting the publication of Sciabarra's Ayn Rand, Homosexuality, and Human Liberation] (11 November 2003).  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"Privacy and Civilization," The Free Radical 58 (September/October 2003):  6.  PDF available.

"The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies:  Four Years and Counting," The Free Radical 57 (July/August 2003):  10-11.  Discussion is archived.  PDF available.  (See also here.)

"Understanding the Global Crisis:  Reclaiming Rand's Radical Legacy," The Free Radical 56 (May/June 2003):  16-22.  Discussion is archived.  PDF available.  (See also here and here.)

"Spreading Objectivism:  Tips on Getting Published in Popular Media," The Free Radical 55 (March/April 2003):  22.  (See also here and here for archived discussion.)

"What the Hell Has Happened to the Radical Spirit of Objectivism?," SOLO HQ (14 April 2003).  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"Objectivism and Homosexuality:  Ayn Rand and Beyond," The Free Radical  53 (September / October 2002):  29-31. [Warning:  Contains Nudity.  Please note:  The conclusion of the series was republished in its intended form in The Free Radical  54 (November 2002/February 2003):  38-40.]  Discussion is archived.  (See also here.)

"Partisanship vs. Objectivity in Ayn Rand Scholarship," SOLO HQ (22 October 2002).  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"SOLO Testimonials: New York, August 9-11 2002," The Free Radical  53 (September/October 2002):  24-25.

"Objectivism and Homosexuality, Part 4 in a Series:  The Times They are a Changin'," The Free Radical  52 (June/July 2002):  10-14.  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"Objectivism and Homosexuality, Part 3 in a Series:  The Horror File," The Free Radical  51 (April/May 2002):  28-31.   Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"Personal Reflections from New York," The Free Radical  50 (December 2001 / January 2002): 32-33.

"Letters to the Editor:  TFR 49, White,"  The Free Radical  50 (December 2001 / January 2002): 42.

"Objectivism and Homosexuality, Part 2:  The Rattigan Society," The Free Radical  49 (October/November 2001):  34.  (See also here and here.)

"The Day After in New York," SOLO HQ (12 September 2001).

"Objectivism and Homosexuality -- Again,"  The Free Radical  48 (August/September 2001):  20-21.  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"Dialectics and The Art of Nonfiction," The Free Radical  47 (June/July 2001):  42-43.

"The Paradox of Eminem:  Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up?," The Free Radical 46 (April/May 2001):  2-7.  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"Interview with Chris Matthew Sciabarra," by Peter Jaworski, The Free Radical  45 (February/March 2001):  26-28.  Discussion is archived.  (See also here and here.)

"The U.S. Elections - 2," The Free Radical  45 (February/March 2001):  25.

"Desert Island Discs," Free Radical Online, SOLO Forum (2001).  (Also republished on SOLO-Passion and Rebirth of Reason; see here and here for discussion.)

"The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics," The Free Radical 43 (September/October 2000):  19.

"The Laramie Project:   Fighting Gay Panic and The Culture of Hate," The Free Radical 42 (July/August 2000):  23.  (See also here and here.)

"The American Election," The Free Radical  44 (November 2000/January 2001):  32.

"TFR 42:  Ted Allen versus Chris Sciabarra," The Free Radical  44 (November 2000/January 2001):  42-43.

"Feminist Interpretations of Ayn Rand:  The Debate Continues," The Free Radical  40 (March / April 2000):  30-31.

"Feminist Interpretations of Ayn Rand:  The Debate Continues," The Free Radical  39 (December 1999/February 2000):  26.

"Scary Sciabarra!:  Sciabarra Responds," The Free Radical 39 (December 1999/February 2000): 34-35.

"A New New York," The Free Radical 38 (October/November 1999):  31.  (This article was also re-published on 1 September 2004, as "Giuliani," with discussion here and here.)

"Feminist Interpretations of Ayn Rand:  The Debate Continues," The Free Radical  37 (August/September 1999).

"Reply to Robert White," The Free Radical 36 (June/July 1999):  25.

"Russian Radical Rand Revisited," The Free Radical 29 (March/April 1998): 20.


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