Randex

Monday 28 July 2014
Positive
Johanna Luyssen, Le Monde

…qui connaîtra une réussite fulgurante. Le second, Howard Roark, est brillantissime, révolutionnaire et sans concessions. Il subira le rejet et la violence d'une société décrite ici avec une intelligence…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Neutral
David Weigel, Slate

Tom Palmer, listed first among the plaintiffs, is the director of the libertarian Cato University program, and a vice president of the Atlas Network.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Neutral
Alexandra Petri, Washington Post

…imagine getting an angry tweet from Ayn Rand on account of having put down “Atlas Shrugged,” walked away and kept walking forever until you felt clean inside. (I’m sorry, Ayn! Don’t hurt me! I’m going to come back to it, I promise.)

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Positive
Ed Driscoll, PJ Media

…Is Barack Obama John Galt?”,  John Hinderaker provocatively asked yesterday at Power Line: Now, Barack Obama has decreed that the American Atlas should shrug. Weary…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Mixed
Michael Rappaport, allvoices

Despite his love for Ayn Randian solutions—or maybe because of them—Ryan has been pretty hard core about wanting to privatize more and more programs, including Social Security and Medicare.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Positive
The Opportunist, Seeking Alpha

As if pulled directly from Ayn Rands’ Atlas shrugged, the worst have been rewarded the most handsomely and the best and most capable are marginalized and ostracized. Some of the…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Negative
Chris Mautner, Comic Book Resources

…Pearson didn’t care much for Ditko’s Randian screeds, and Ditko is more or less out of Witzend halfway through the run (Pearson even parodies Mr. A – rather poorly – in a later issue). There are…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Neutral
Ross Douthat, New York Times - Evaluations

…Chait’s piece would provide an excellent opportunity to resume our long-running, “Does Paul Ryan regard “The Fountainhead” as a blueprint for public policy?” debate, especially since he actually gives a little ground on that essential question. But unfortunately…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Neutral
Cathy Young, Reason
Altruism  

A few years ago, Elena Yampolskaya, managing editor of the leading newspaper Izvestia, wrote a column urging Russians to embrace both “the star and the cross"—meaning the Soviet legacy and the Orthodox tradition. Noting that "people who despise all things Soviet are usually indifferent to all things Russian as well,” Yampolskaya suggested that “the U.S.S.R. was built on the Christian capacity for self-sacrifice.” (If there were an Objectivist heaven, somewhere in it Ayn Rand would be saying, “I told you so!”)

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 16 Jul 2014
Positive

…career for the Blues. Famous Russian author, Ayn Rand once said, “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing.” Following the return of Drogba there were a lot of doubts raised on Mourinho’s decision…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jul 2014
Negative
Brian O'Neill, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

…Baseball is so tilted toward the rich you’d think Ayn Rand was the commissioner! The trouble with that argument has been that the Pirates compete in a division with three similar sized markets….

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jul 2014
Neutral

…Claude, Tilda Swinton’s masterfully weird Ayn Rand-lookalike Minister Mason, and the train’s faceless, black-armored security forces. The central demand Gnostic Christianity places on its…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014