Randex

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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years ago Publication date: 04 Nov 2016
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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 about 2 years ago Publication date: 18 Oct 2016