Randex

Sunday 10 August 2014
Willtwain, Daily Kos

Ron Paul adores Ayn Rand and named Rand after her. Rand is a chip off the old block. This fact alone proves the cynical nature of Rand’s push to become president and…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Thomas Frank, Salon

…unraveling of the middle class itself. Now, you can blame the risible, Ayn Rand-reading Tea Party types for this if you like, and you can also blame the George W. Bush Administration. They both deserve it. But sooner or…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
William L. Holahan and Charles O. Kroncke, St. Petersburg Times (FL)

…understanding seems to be missing. Often citing Ayn Rand, they favor limiting the role of government to keeping the peace and protecting property rights. They trivialize public policy: “Let the market…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 08 Aug 2014
Kavya Ram Mohan, The Hindu (India)

…active. The street is significant to author Ayn Rand, as this is where she met Frank O'Connor again, who she went on to marry. Ayn Rand Ayn Rand was a famous American writer and philosopher…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Saturday 09 August 2014
David J. Climenhaga, rabble.ca

…earnest young stormtroopers recite passages from Ayn Rand to each other and discuss the need for Canadians to be able to sell their kidneys. Upstairs at these affairs, meanwhile, the grownups meet with…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Curtis Tate, Sacramento Bee

…Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas. Silicon Valley has some Ayn Rand fans, as well. Paul, a libertarian who mounted multiple bids for the presidency, collected more than $1.4 million from tech-sector donors. “The…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Aug 2014
Angela Moscaritolo, PC Magazine
BioShock  

…Rapture, fighting deranged survivors of a failed objectivist utopia and genetically modifying their own DNA to gain superhuman powers,“ 2K Games said. There’s no official launch date yet, but 2K Games…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
rgantibully, Daily Kos

…Tea  Party Republicans disagree with Ayn Rand’s defense of women’s right to control their own bodies.  They also lack the compassion to do what is necessary to prevent unwanted pregnancies…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Aug 2014
Marxman12, Comic Book Movie

My favorite part of Iron Man 2 (besides the whole Ayn Rand/Atlas Shrugged/Private industry over government theme) was the scene where Tony Stark pulls up Natasha Romanov’s profile and we see her in a…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Aug 2014
Paul Krugman, New York Times - The Conscience of a Liberal

…cliche, or a projection by people who read Atlas Shrugged in their teens and never grew up…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Aug 2014
Howard Schneiderman, New York Times

Ms. Deamer dismisses egoistic, high-profile architects, such as Ayn Rand’s ultra-individualistic literary creation, Howard Roark, as arrogantly “old school.” Instead of architectural big egos and riveting buildings, she advocates teamwork

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Aug 2014
George Elliott Clarke, Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, NS)

…Neolettrism, which mocks the conjunction between Ayn Rand’s literate “philosophy” of greed and neoliberalism, which frees the rich to loot the poor: “I have shored these lines against an expensive grave…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Aug 2014