Randex

Saturday 10 December 2016
Yves Smith, Naked Capitalism

…RA: So you’re not surprised that Greenspan and Ayn Rand were good mates and actually that she talked to him about sociology. You’re not surprised about that? MH: When I worked on Wall Street for…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 10 Dec 2016

…RA: So you’re not surprised that Greenspan and Ayn Rand were good mates and actually that she talked to him about sociology. You’re not surprised about that? MH: When I worked on Wall Street for Chase…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 10 Dec 2016
Friday 09 December 2016

…would deliver America from the stranglehold of the Ayn Rand lunatic fringe and the libertarian propaganda swamp that the Federal Reserve’s been thrashing about in since Ayn Rand’s devoted disciple, Alan…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 09 Dec 2016
Tuesday 06 December 2016
Zero Hedge

…by Greenspan, - a former US Federal Reserve chair, Ayn Rand disciple, jazz musician and one of the country’s top economists, - were a shot across the bow of one of America’s primary foreign policy…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 06 Dec 2016
Monday 05 December 2016

…Greenspan was an enigmatic character. A devotee of Ayn Rand and, in the 1950s and 1960s, a member of her cultish group of proto-libertarians, Greenspan – an anti-government rebel – seemed more likely to…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 05 Dec 2016
Arnold Kling*, Library of Economics and Liberty

…start Greenspan’s career by taking him to meet Ayn Rand in 1953 at Rand’s apartment. Through Rand, Greenspan would meet Martin Anderson, who a decade later became an adviser to Richard Nixon’s…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 05 Dec 2016
Thursday 01 December 2016

…Alan Greenspan; the Canadian rock band Arcade Fire;Ayn Rand; the Bush family; Californians (in particular, their inability to understand the difference between irony and coincidence); the sacred literary…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 30 Nov 2016
Wednesday 30 November 2016
The Spectator (London)

…Alan Greenspan; the Canadian rock band Arcade Fire;Ayn Rand; the Bush family; Californians (in particular, their inability to understand the difference between irony and coincidence); the sacred literary…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 03 Dec 2016
Monday 28 November 2016

…writes about the influence of Russian-American Ayn Rand on the fundamentalists’ approach to personal liberty on the philosophy of American politicians and institutions. Rand’s list of neoliberal…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 28 Nov 2016
Thursday 24 November 2016

…bonkers and extremely dangerous” ideologue Ayn Rand. At the height of his powers, Greenspan attracted many…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 24 Nov 2016
Wednesday 23 November 2016
Bloomberg

…Why did he join Nixon?He was brought in by an Ayn Rand friend, a Libertarian who said, “We want to persuade Nixon to abolish the draft.” That was his first political document, not economics at all…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 23 Nov 2016
Sunday 20 November 2016
MAUREEN DOWD, New York Times

…Op-Ed Columnist It was Ayn Rand’s nightmare: the president who gave hundreds of billions in hand-outs to homeowners, banks, car executives and various others she would have…

Posted about 2 years ago Publication date: 16 Apr 2011