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Monday 16 June 2014

…Coming, 2015: Ayn Rand’s Lost Novel EIN News (press release) For more information on Objectivism’s unique point of view, go to ARI’s website. The Ayn Rand Institute promotes the philosophy of Ayn Rand, author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. Kurt Kramer Media Relations media@aynrand.org 202-…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 16 Jun 2014

…SOURCE: The Ayn Rand Institute Penguin Random House to Release Author’s Unpublished 1934 Work; Rand’s Heir to Discuss…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 16 Jun 2014
Thursday 12 June 2014

…memo in 1971 ultimately won — we’ve been living in their world ever since the Reagan presidency. But they’re still fighting. They’re still spreading Randianism far and wide. Dave Brat is one of their propagandists, and tonight he just toppled a giant from the last wave of Republican radicals, who’s now,…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Wednesday 11 June 2014
Esquire

…came from John Allison, the former CEO of BB&T (a financial-services company) who now heads the Cato Institute. The two share an affinity for Ayn Rand: Allison is a major supporter of the Ayn Rand Institute, and Brat co-authored a paper titled “An Analysis of the Moral Foundations in Ayn Rand

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance - The Daily Ticker

…), the tenth-largest bank-holding company in the country. The program is rooted in the libertarian “pure capitalist” teachings of writer-philosopher Ayn Rand and was created by BB&T‘s former longtime chief executive and current Cato Institute president John A. Allison, a key patron of the Ayn Rand

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Esquire

…have their keys to the Green Room icebox confiscated. As for the winner, Brat seems a very bad combination of serious religious quester and devout Randian economist, a combination that would have had Ms. Rand herself reaching for the opium pipe. He got his undergraduate degree at Hope College in…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Allie Jones, Gawker

…An economics professor. Brat grades people all the time at Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Va. (1,200 students, 56 percent acceptance rate.) An Ayn Rand scholar. Brat doesn’t call himself a “Randian,” but one of his major papers is titled “An Analysis of the Moral Foundations in Ayn Rand,” and…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014

…bank BB&T’s charitable foundation and inaugurated in 2008, colleges teach a curriculum that promotes free-market economics, and notably, the ideas of Ayn Rand. The man behind the program, former BB&T chairman and CEO John Allison has described the curriculum as a way of helping save America from…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Tuesday 10 June 2014
Tim Murphy, Mother Jones

…34-point lead over Brat. Cantor became the first majority leader to lose a primary in 115 years. So who is Brat? A libertarian economist—but not a Randian. Per Betsy Woodruff’s January profile in National Review: He chairs the department of economics and business at Randolph-Macon College and heads its…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Jun 2014
Thursday 05 June 2014
Angela Frisk, US News & World Report

…The Ayn Rand Institute and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library are among the organizations that offer students well-known essay scholarships…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2014
Tuesday 03 June 2014

…of Chrysler’s creditors, Obamacare, etc. — the idea of running for office never crossed Ron Johnson’s mind. He was, however, dry tinder — he calls Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” his “foundational book” — and now is ablaze, in an understated, upper-Midwestern way. This 55-year-old manufacturer of…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 03 Jun 2014
Friday 07 June 2013
Positive
The Examiner

…receive one entry into a drawing for one of five scholarships. And if you miss a question, you can try again! Deadline: August 28, 2013. 3. The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors a number of essay contests, the last of which is based on Atlas Shrugged. High school seniors, undergrads and graduate…

Posted about 5 years ago Publication date: 07 Jun 2013