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Tuesday 19 August 2014
Phyllis Schlafly, Townhall.com

Another influential libertarian was the Russian-born novelist Ayn Rand, whose novels depict a titanic struggle between the creative geniuses who need maximum freedom to produce, versus the “looters” and “second-handers” who try to regulate them and share their wealth. Ayn Rand attacked Christianity and other conventional beliefs, but never questioned the value and necessity of civil marriage defined by law. If nothing in Hayek, Mises, Rothbard or Rand supports the abolition, redefinition, or privatization of marriage, then where did those ideas come from?

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 19 Aug 2014
Monday 18 August 2014
Britt Hayes, ScreenCrush

…web – and has sinister plans for both of them. ‘Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who Is John Galt?’ (Limited) — Directed by James Manera. Starring Stephen Tobolowsky, Rob Morrow, and Eric Allan Kramer. The third and…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 18 Aug 2014
Shae Krispinsky, Scholars and Rogues

From my spending those Sunday morning hours trapped in a pew reading The Confederacy of Dunces or The Fountainhead, they figured out I wasn’t particularly fond of church. They called it a phase I was going through…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 18 Aug 2014
David Roberts, GamesRadar
BioShock  

…Andrew Ryan thought so–and built the underwater objectivist utopia of Rapture to escape persecution from the clean-shaven plebes. No one bothered to think about who would be responsible for cleaning up…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 18 Aug 2014
Liz Smith, Boston Herald

THE PURPOSE of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.“ – Ayn Rand

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 18 Aug 2014
Sparta Independent

Other speakers included David Boaz of the Cato Institute, Jack Hunter of Rare.us, Jeffrey Tucker, and Glen Greenwald, along with a variety of other presentations including political comedy, music, and a special advance screening of the film Atlas Shrugged Part 3.
Ron Paul presented the final speech of the event.

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 18 Aug 2014
Timothy Mitchell, New York Post

This fashion tome is more enlightening than an Ayn Rand novel (with almost as many pages). The “Clothes We Heart” segment hand-feeds you the trends — fuzzy coats, Chelsea boots, track pants galore…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 18 Aug 2014
Sunday 17 August 2014
Jeanne Kolker, Cap Times (Madison, WI)

…judgment. A long-ago girlfriend lured me through Ayn Rand’s monumental floppus, ‘The Fountainhead’ (Would that love were blind.)” So, what graces his nightstand these days? The baseball autobiography…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 17 Aug 2014
Sławomir Drelich, Newsweek Poland - Liberte!

…nie wliczając Biblii, był „Atlas zbuntowany” („Atlas Shrugged”) pisarki i publicystki libertariańskiej Ayn Rand. Ta rozmiarami przypominająca encyklopedię książka najwidoczniej przypadła do gustu Amerykanom…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 16 Aug 2014
Jessica Sulima, Hudson Reporter (Hoboken, NJ)

At Bayonne High School, senior honors students are instructed to read Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, a 700-page philosophical novel of individualism, as well as Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 17 Aug 2014
Saturday 16 August 2014
So Hood

…by his life. They swore to find him. Who is John Galt? Atlas Shrugged: Part III is an upcoming film based on the novel Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. It is a sequel to the 2012 film Atlas Shrugged: Part II…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 16 Aug 2014
Gas 2.0

…for me not to apply for it.” As a dedicated Ayn Rand Objectivist in my youth, I refused to list my ethnicity as “Hispanic” on a number of scholarship and financial aid forms in a bid to, you know…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 16 Aug 2014