Randex

Friday 22 August 2014
Thomas Swan, FlickSided

…for Shakespeare’s Hamlet. 9. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999) The film stars Helen Mirren as philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand, who engages in an affair with a psychologist 25 years her junior by…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Maddy Myers, Paste

…Much like the characters who live in the bunker in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, zombie narratives like those in The Walking Dead (in all its iterations) and World War Z often feature lone wolf, super-smart…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
David Ludwig, Yahoo! News
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…politicians draw their economic ideas from Ayn Rand novels.“ RELATED: Brooklyn Bridge’s American Flags Returned to the U.S. Financial Times on why Great Britain must address its problem with…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014

…may just be too subtle a distinction to draw in an era when Republican politicians draw their economic ideas from Ayn Rand novels.” Krugman notes that there may come a time to take the “pedal off the metal” when it comes to the Fed’s “easy money” policy, and that…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
James Meek, The Guardian (London)

It’s a book about society, the recent past and human nature that bears the same relation to sociology, history and psychology as Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged bears to literature. It is devoted to the idea that Winston Churchill later nodded to, catastrophically for him…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
Adam Lee, Patheos

…of Opportunity Bill or the Fair Share Law, but Ayn Rand doesn’t seem to share that opinion. According to the procedure established by directives, cases of this kind were not tried by a jury, but by a…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
Pete Dolack, Counterpunch

The occasion for Ayn Rand’s cold-blooded, racist words was her speech to the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on March 6, 1974. She said the above during the question-and-answer session, but the text of the actual talk wasn’t much more humane. During her talk, among many head-slappers, the infamous philosopher of greed said…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
Seth Fiegerman, Mashable

…with “pragmatic creativity” and a soft spot for Ayn Rand, the novelist who inspired the Objectivist movement. He’s been described as a born salesman and has been trying to build businesses since he was…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
Thursday 21 August 2014
Robin Leach, Las Vegas Sun

…ATLAS’ PREMIERE: The world premiere of the final “Atlas Shrugged” trilogy will be Sept. 6 at the Palms with the new cast and producers Harmon Kaslow and John Aglialoro on hand for “Part III: Who Is John Galt

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Jenn Salcido, Providence Monthly

…he’s much more of a Buddhist than an Ayn Rand. He really believes in human nature,” says Curt. “There’s bad things that happen and good things that happen but they all have equal value in the eyes of an unminding universe. And that’s a beautiful philosophy that isn’t dark at all. It’s accepting.”

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Noah Gittell, Film School Rejects

…the film is cleverly making an argument in favor of the status quo, justifying our current dysfunctional existence by knocking down a totalitarian straw man. Ayn Rand would be so proud.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Matt Asay, ReadWrite

With a tagline that would make Ayn Rand proud—"Your car. Your API. Your control"—Carvoyant just opened up a developer sandbox that allows technologists to test their apps with simulated vehicle data.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014