Randex

Wednesday 11 June 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 5 years ago Publication date: 07 Jun 2013
Negative
Jane Aylor Fretz, The Morning Call (Allentown, PA)

…the chairman of Koch Industries, and his brother, David, serves on the Cato board. The Cato president is John Allison, a former board member of the Ayn Rand Institute, another red flag. However, the Cato Institute, an influential libertarian think tank, holds beliefs I share, such as criticism of…

Posted over 5 years ago Publication date: 06 Jun 2013
Positive
MarketWatch

…Jun 03, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) – What: Six days of engaging talks, panel discussions, events and entertainment all centered on the ideas of Ayn Rand Where: The Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel 909 N. Michigan…

Posted over 5 years ago Publication date: 03 Jun 2013
Positive
Robert Vaughan, Robert Vaughan

…On May 6th, 2013 I interviewed Yaron Brook, Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute on the campus of the University of Toronto. Dr. Brook was in Toronto to speak on the morality of capitalism which is the focus of his…

Posted over 5 years ago Publication date: 07 Jun 2013
Monday 03 June 2013
Positive
Yahoo Finance

…- June 03, 2013) - What:  Six days of engaging talks, panel discussions, events and entertainment all centered on the ideas of Ayn Rand Where:  The Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel  909 N. Michigan Avenue  Chicago, IL 60611  When:  July 5-11, 2013…

Posted over 5 years ago Publication date: 03 Jun 2013