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Wednesday 13 August 2014
Tommy Smart, mxdwn.com

…midterm elections seven weeks away, a trailer for Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? not coincidentally debuted this Monday. This preview features a steamy romance between its female lead, Dagny Taggert (Laura…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014

Atlas Shrugged, Part III: Who is John Galt? (Sept. 12) What it’s about: At long last, the third installment of the Atlas Shrugged trilogy hits theaters. This time, we actually meet John Galt

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Peter McGuire, Louise Holden, The Irish Times (Dublin)

Maybe you’ll drink too much or take the wrong drugs; break up with the right person in order to go out with the wrong person; fail an exam or two; deeply regret both your brief flirtation with the individualist philosophies of Ayn Rand and that time you said that North Korea is a socialist state with fine ideals.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Mallory Ortberg, The Toast

…Previously: Ayn Rand’s The Breakfast Club. INFERIOR MAN: Hey. ANDREA: Happy birthday. Nate, I’m so sorry. I kept trying to leave, but there was a lot going on. And…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Elisabeth Donnelly, Flavorwire

I believe, very much, that we will keep reading, and “the cloud” will just be an addition to our book collections, but do we really want a publishing industry based on some Ayn Randian ethos? Because that idea truly feels like a dystopian future.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Erin Rook, Source Weekly

[Source Weekly]: Ayn Rand or Howard Zinn? [Knute Buehler]: Rand…SW: Ayn Rand or Howard Zinn?

[Craig Wilhelm]: Howard Zinn.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Matt McCaffrey, Mises Daily (Ludwig von Mises Institute)

…To make this point, Younkins covers sources from Atlas Shrugged to Wall Street, bringing together material as diverse as The Great Gatsby and Glengarry Glenn Ross. His writing is straightforward and clear, a…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Tuesday 12 August 2014
Kemberlee Kaye, Legal Insurrection

…epic suckage we’ve come to see in releases like Atlas Shrugged. I figured rather than making a movie that subtly blended favorable ideological tones with great story telling, we were getting yet another awful…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Gordon Campbell, Scoop (New Zealand)

…whereby it feels quite OK about preaching the Randian gospel of self-reliance for everyone else, while seeking handouts for itself. We seem to be in the phase of the election campaign where being…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Chad Nance, Camel City Dispatch (Winston Salem, NC)

…adolescent… all the earmarks of Art Pope and the Ayn Rand wannabes he helped push into office on Jones St. Political revenge is more important that policy progress to these swine, but then we knew that…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Gaspard Koenig, City A.M. (London)

Who wrote that the state is “that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else”? Milton Friedman? Ayn Rand? Surely an Anglo-Saxon libertarian? Not at all. It’s Frederic Bastiat…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Alyssa Rosenberg, Washington Post

If you care, have a trailer for the next installment of “Atlas Shrugged.”

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014