Randex

Monday 05 December 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago Publication date: 16 Apr 2011
Friday 18 November 2016

…Greenspan, who is like Shriver a big fan of Ayn Rand, said pretty much the same thing in his autobiography of 2007: “Remember, markets are not ends in themselves. They are constructs to assist…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 18 Nov 2016
Wednesday 16 November 2016
VW Staff, ValueWalk

…as an acolyte of the cultish libertarian novelist, Ayn Rand, through his controversial relationship with Richard Nixon and successive presidents, Greenspan was the ultimate Washington wise man, the quiet…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 16 Nov 2016
Gulf News (Dubai)

…of the extreme-libertarian novelist/philosopher Ayn Rand. Greenspan’s stint as a clarinet and saxophone player in a second-tier swing band started when he was 18; his Rand infatuation began in his late…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 16 Nov 2016
Tuesday 15 November 2016

…A fire-breathing libertarian and disciple of Ayn Rand in his youth who once called the Fed’s creation a historic mistake, Mallaby shows how Greenspan reinvented himself as a pragmatist once in power…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 15 Nov 2016
Friday 11 November 2016
Stephen R. C. Hicks, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

…became a passionate advocate of her philosophy, Objectivism. Rand’s philosophy is in the Aristotelian tradition, with that tradition’s emphasis upon metaphysical naturalism, empirical reason in epistemology…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 04 Nov 2016