Randex

Saturday 23 August 2014
Jack Butler, Washington Free Beacon

…in Schlicter’s telling, liberalism at its most powerful is also at its most bloated and self-caricatured—some portions of his narrative resemble Atlas Shrugged—which renders it perfectly susceptible to a well-executed conservative insurgency. Yet the book remains utopian. Some aspects stand out as…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 23 Aug 2014
Friday 22 August 2014
Raana Shah, The News (Pakistan)

…that trickles downwards from the top. The Atlas Shrugged insane reality that consists of our representatives in the National Assembly and Senate insisting they are poor and practically destitute as per…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 23 Aug 2014
Edwina E. McCall, Florida Times-Union

…working hard is a dirty term in this country today.

Our country has a problem.

It is becoming like the book “Atlas Shrugged.”

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
Maddy Myers, Paste

…Much like the characters who live in the bunker in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, zombie narratives like those in The Walking Dead (in all its iterations) and World War Z often feature lone wolf, super-smart…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
James Meek, The Guardian (London)

It’s a book about society, the recent past and human nature that bears the same relation to sociology, history and psychology as Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged bears to literature. It is devoted to the idea that Winston Churchill later nodded to, catastrophically for him…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
Adam Lee, Patheos

…of Opportunity Bill or the Fair Share Law, but Ayn Rand doesn’t seem to share that opinion. According to the procedure established by directives, cases of this kind were not tried by a jury, but by a…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2014
Thursday 21 August 2014
Robin Leach, Las Vegas Sun

…ATLAS’ PREMIERE: The world premiere of the final “Atlas Shrugged” trilogy will be Sept. 6 at the Palms with the new cast and producers Harmon Kaslow and John Aglialoro on hand for “Part III: Who Is John Galt

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014

…requires greater levels of consumption. As Ayn Rand wrote: “Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Mike Diver, VICE

…shooter BioShock (2007) revolves around themes of Objectivism, most obviously borrowing story beats from Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel, Atlas Shrugged. Not that you’ll be thinking about philosophy when pumping bullets…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Robert Tracinski, The Federalist

…is the result: leading the poll, far and away, is Ayn Rand. She gets a little over 55% of the vote; Eleanor Roosevelt is a distant second at about 10%. What should we make of that? This is an online…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 19 Aug 2014
Dan Primack, Fortune

…Kalanick is a noted libertarian who, until recently, used an image from Atlas Shrugged as his Twitter avatar. And now his $18 billion company’s policy efforts will be led by someone who helped put Barack Obama in the White House…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 19 Aug 2014
Angie Han, /film

In an incredibly ironic twist, Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? was funded in part by Kickstarter donations after the market proved entirely indifferent to both previous installments of the series.

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 19 Aug 2014