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Friday 01 August 2014
Chad Nance, Camel City Dispatch (Winston Salem, NC)

…statements do sound as clueless at Mitt Romney, Ayn Rand, or the guy that runs Abercrombie & Fitch saying he only makes clothes for skinny people. The truth is, though, that Ameen “Mooney” David is not…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Aug 2014
All Access Music Group

…this year, named after the hero of AYN RAND’s “Atlas Shrugged,” and posted on his Twitter feed, “Today I left the radio biz for something better,” with a link to that site and the hashtag #GoingGalt. At WTCN…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Aug 2014
Adam Lee, Patheos

Atlas Shrugged, part II, chapter III At the end of his workday, Rearden is looking down on the factory floor, musing on Dagny’s story of Ken Danagger’s…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Aug 2014
Lucy Steigerwald, Antiwar.com

…victims at all Neocons and the worst kind of objectivists do this most often. It’s similar to the idea that the other country or group shoulders all the moral responsibility for dead civilians, but it…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Aug 2014
Amy Carlson Gustafson, Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN)

…website galt.io. The site says this about “Going Galt”: “A phrase derived from the iconic Ayn Rand novel ‘Atlas Shrugged.’ In the book, the 'producers’ or 'men of the minds’ – as the famed author put it…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Aug 2014
Thursday 31 July 2014
Andrew Kiraly, KNPR (NV)

…guys in ties who want an intoxicating taste of Ayn Rand boot camp…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Aug 2014
Positive
Don Watkins, Voices for Reason (Ayn Rand Institute)

…immoral, and economically destructive — and as Yaron Brook and I argued in our earlier book, the conservative attempt to construct a small, limited welfare state is ultimately hopeless: once you grant the…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Positive
Jennifer Harper, Washington Times

…The third and final installment of “Atlas Shrugged,” the movie based on Ayn Rand’s monumental 1957 novel, will be in the nation’s theaters in just over a month. Harmon Kaslow, the film’s producer…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Ashley Feinberg, Gizmodo

…Atlasphere Tagline: Connecting admirers of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Highlights: This dating bio: You should contact me if you are a skinny woman. If your words are a meaningful progression of…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Negative
Mark Gongloff, Huffington Post

Argentina refused to pay these vulture funds, on account of their being vultures, but kept on paying its Moe-coiffed bondholders. Singer said this sort of behavior made the ghost of Ayn Rand cry – I’m paraphrasing – and he fought and fought and fought it in court.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Brian Phillips, Grantland

…world-building that double as retorts to The Fountainhead go, it’s less rich than Bioshock, but show me a movie from the 2010s that isn’t. And the simplicity of Snowpiercer — poor people at the back of the…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Bob Hasenohr, Watchdog Wire (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)

What’s needed, they write, is a moral defense of capitalism, which they lay out in Part 2 of the book. And they do so by using Ayn Rand’s ideas of the morality of self-interest to defend the profit motive and business success.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014