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Friday 01 August 2014
Amy Carlson Gustafson, Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN)

…website galt.io. The site says this about “Going Galt”: “A phrase derived from the iconic Ayn Rand novel ‘Atlas Shrugged.’ In the book, the 'producers’ or 'men of the minds’ – as the famed author put it…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Aug 2014
Thursday 31 July 2014
Positive
Jennifer Harper, Washington Times

…The third and final installment of “Atlas Shrugged,” the movie based on Ayn Rand’s monumental 1957 novel, will be in the nation’s theaters in just over a month. Harmon Kaslow, the film’s producer…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Ashley Feinberg, Gizmodo

…Atlasphere Tagline: Connecting admirers of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Highlights: This dating bio: You should contact me if you are a skinny woman. If your words are a meaningful progression of…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Mixed
Amanda Marcotte, Alternet

The mythology that conservatism is about promoting excellence and encouraging strivers is found throughout conservative media and literature, from the story of John Galt in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged to Reagan’s description of America as a “shining city on a hill.”

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Wednesday 30 July 2014
Positive
Christopher Westfall, fsunews.com (FL State U)

…Holcombe, DeVoe Moore – Professor of Economics: Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged is a great summer read! The book has been in print continuously since its publication in 1957, and when…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jul 2014
Mixed
Jeff Labrecque, Entertainment Weekly

Leila, a Dagny Taggart-like character who can’t fight the nefarious conspiracy herself, meets two unlikely heroes who join her resistance movement. You get the impression that Shafer loved everything about Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged except its politics.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jul 2014
Negative
Michael Hiltzik​, Los Angeles Times

…of capitalism.“ The programs had to include Ayn Rand’s potboiler "Atlas Shrugged” as part of the curriculum. According to the Telegraph, in 2012 Britain’s Cambridge University accepted a $6 million…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jul 2014
Tuesday 29 July 2014
Mixed

Paul Ryan is a lawmaker that people love to hate. He’s got that Midwestern good-boy affect. He’s into P90x and has a body that power squatters loathe. He reportedly had his interns read books by the cartoonish hater of altruism and “moochers,” Ayn Rand. He is slick and attractive — and to his enemies, he is all the more repellant for that.

But with his latest, tentative attempt at defining an anti-poverty agenda for the right and his party, he has revealed himself to be what earnest commentators have always wanted: A politician who listens to them.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 29 Jul 2014
Positive
Monty Pelerin, American Thinker

…the doers and providing it to the less well-off. Atlas Shrugged showed where that leads. The Great Recession had a serious impact on all percentiles in the graph above. All are down from 2007. Liberals want to…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 29 Jul 2014
Monday 28 July 2014
Neutral
Alexandra Petri, Washington Post

…imagine getting an angry tweet from Ayn Rand on account of having put down “Atlas Shrugged,” walked away and kept walking forever until you felt clean inside. (I’m sorry, Ayn! Don’t hurt me! I’m going to come back to it, I promise.)

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Positive
Ed Driscoll, PJ Media

…Is Barack Obama John Galt?”,  John Hinderaker provocatively asked yesterday at Power Line: Now, Barack Obama has decreed that the American Atlas should shrug. Weary…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Positive
The Opportunist, Seeking Alpha

As if pulled directly from Ayn Rands’ Atlas shrugged, the worst have been rewarded the most handsomely and the best and most capable are marginalized and ostracized. Some of the…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014