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Alan Greenspan: What Went Wrong
Posted by Sam Erica on 10/20, 1:50pm
Studying the minutiae of the events leading to the financial crisis brought to mind some lessons from his famous friendship, from the 1950s on, with the late Objectivist philosopher Ayn Rand. He says that Rand didn't influence him politically—he was always a libertarian—but she did point out tensions in his philosophy ...(Read more...)
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Senator Ted Cruz Quotes Ayn Rand
Posted by Steve Wolfer on 9/25, 8:26pm
Senator Ted Cruz spoke for 21 hours and 19 minutes to rally support for defunding Obamacare. During that looooong speech he quoted Ayn Rand, saying: “One of my all time heroes, Ayn Rand, in Atlas Shrugged described how the parasitical class would put into place arbitrary power. Standard-less rules precisely so the pro...(Read more...)
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Austin Shakespeare Theatre Company's Production of Anthem, Based on Ayn Rand's Novel, Set for New York Premiere
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 8/24, 10:54pm
A stage adaptation of Ayn Rand's novel "Anthem" will be presented in New York by the Austin Shakespeare Theatre Company.(Read more...)
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How Would Ayn Rand Have Commented On Last Week's Supreme Court Race Ruling?
Posted by Merlin Jetton on 8/15, 3:35am
The link is to a Forbes webpage. (Read more...)
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Hurricane of Selfishness: Ayn Rand, Glenn Beck, and Disaster Response
Posted by Ed Thompson on 10/31, 8:15pm
A 'Toohey-like' hit-piece on Ayn Rand (and Glenn Beck).(Read more...)
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Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 12/1 now in print!
Posted by Roger Bissell on 9/10, 1:50pm
Folks, the new issue of JARS is now in print. As you can see from the screen shot of the cover (below), it contains an essay based on my Jan. 2010 talk to LAON and my Jul. 2011 talks to the Free Minds seminar and the Karl Hess Club. This issue of JARS, published for the first time by Penn State Press, represents a huge...(Read more...)
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Ayn Rand on Johnny Carson Video
Posted by Teresa Summerlee Isanhart on 7/21, 5:45pm
Kerry O'Quinn has uploaded a copy of the old video everyone thought was long gone.  ...(Read more...)
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Rand on symbolism in fiction
Posted by Ms. Deanna Delancey on 6/18, 2:13pm
Mental Floss is a site I frequent when I'm recovering from an exceptionally long and/or boring meeting.  It's a bit of fluff for when I need a mental break.  The article linked quotes Ayn Rand briefly towards the beginning.  The commentors have more to say. (Read more...)
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India's unlikely romance with Ayn Rand
Posted by Peter Reidy on 5/30, 5:24pm
Interesting when you consider that Rand used to cite India as the embodiment of mysticism at its worst.(Read more...)
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High-frequency trading: Bad for markets... and the soul?
Posted by Ed Thompson on 5/22, 6:42pm
" I read Ayn Rand and subscribed to her idea that your worth to society is perfectly measured by the amount of money you earn."(Read more...)
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