Randex

Wednesday 09 November 2016
Jeff Madrick, The Nation

…spending and regulation that he shared with Ayn Rand and economists like Milton Friedman. Mallaby, a right-of-center economics commentator and former contributing editor to the Financial Times…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 09 Nov 2016
Tuesday 08 November 2016

…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: 08 Nov 2016
Saturday 05 November 2016
The Guardian (London)

…it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.” Ayn Rand, author of romance novels for business moguls, became a movement icon with her depictions of rugged capitalist heroes taking on wimpy liberals…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 05 Nov 2016
Monday 31 October 2016

…he made the acquaintance of the novelist Ayn Rand, who briefly turned him into a disciple. As a so-called Objectivist, Greenspan was, in principle, absolutely committed to free-market capitalism…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 31 Oct 2016
Friday 28 October 2016
MoneyWeek

…s childhood through his spell as an acolyte of Ayn Rand to his leadership of the Federal Reserve and on to “the post-crisis collapse of his reputation”. It also “throws a sharp light on American…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 28 Oct 2016
Tuesday 18 October 2016

…words. The first three made famous by the novelist Ayn Rand: “Selfish is good;” the second four: President Reagan’s pronouncement that “government is the problem.” Rand was an immigrant from Russia who…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 18 Oct 2016

…Alan Greenspan’s intellectual journey began with Ayn Rand, who was introduced to him by his first wife in 1953. The marriage was brief, but the relationship with Rand proved enduring. After the Wells…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 18 Oct 2016
Monday 17 October 2016
The New Yorker

…still flourishing today. And the Russian émigrée Ayn Rand and her young “collective,” including Alan Greenspan, gathered at her Murray Hill apartment on Saturday nights to hear fresh pages of her novel…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 17 Oct 2016
Saturday 15 October 2016
Richard Beales, Jewish Daily Forward (New York)

…Mallaby charts Greenspan’s evolution from an objectivist disciple of novelist Ayn Rand – someone who would never have countenanced bailing anything or anyone out – to a much more liberal and pragmatic…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 15 Oct 2016
Friday 14 October 2016
Alan Murray, Washington Post

…he became vilified as a man who, blinded by Ayn Randian ideology, refused to acknowledge clear signs of the coming mortgage crisis and, instead of saving the world, pushed it into unprecedented chaos…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 13 Oct 2016

…embarrassment at the core of their enterprise. Ayn Rand — the primary source of inspiration for these early libertarians — had blasted the LP as “a rump, crank political party” and Hospers’ campaign…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 14 Oct 2016
David Hare, The Guardian (London)

…Clarke’s characterisation of Alan Greenspan, the Ayn Rand-worshipping precipitator of the global financial crisis, as “one of the wisest men I had ever known” indicates that his self-proclaimed one…

Posted over 1 year ago Publication date: 14 Oct 2016