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Wednesday 13 August 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 almost 5 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 almost 5 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 almost 5 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 almost 5 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 almost 5 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 almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Theo Kitchener, Infoshop News

We have to have alternatives to show people, otherwise the dominant utopian narrative remains that of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged (in 2009, just after the global financial crisis hit, it was the top-selling fictional novel on Amazon.com and had sold over…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Dave Huber, The College Fix

…on the show, and that she was a “garden-variety Ayn Rand acolyte” as a Pepperdine sophomore. The comment posted on the left-leaning political blog was posted under the username “Prof B in LA.” The…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Whitney Irick, Pepperdine University Graphic

Prof B in LA: …She was only a garden-variety college sophomore Ayn Rand acolyte back then. Now it appears she’s gone Full Retard.

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Broadway World

…Parker with Jennifer Lopez and Nick Nolte, and Atlas Shrugged Part 2 with Samantha Morton. On TV he has starred as a series regular in numerous shows including Studio 5B with Jeffrey Tambor; Closeup News…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Bill Tieleman, The Tyee (BC)

Emery identifies most closely as a right-wing libertarian, not a social democrat.

“My mentor is Ayn Rand,” he told The Georgia Straight in 2007, talking about the author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead.

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Andrew Quinn, The Federalist

When the notoriously left-leaning Washington Post declares that “Paul Ryan’s anti-poverty plan so bipartisan it doesn’t sound like he’s running in 2016,” it’s safe to say we aren’t dealing with the Ayn Rand reincarnation that partisans like Paul Krugman claim is Ryan’s true self. Now, there are certainly honest objections to the plan’s boldest step…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014