Randex

Thursday 19 June 2014

…perspective; immigration reform; true free markets vs. crony capitalism; U.S. politics; election issues; government oppression; social Issues; Ayn Rand and “Atlas Shrugged.” He is the author of “The Republican Party’s Civil War: Will Freedom Win?” He is former senior economist at the Joint…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 18 Jun 2014
Tuesday 17 June 2014

…Eric Cantor, R-Virginia. Cantor’s opponent, David Brat, is a little known college professor who co-authored “An Analysis of the Moral Foundations in Ayn Rand” and who got a half million dollar grant to promote Rand’s ideas. Rand was not only starkly anti-government but also opposed to what democratic…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 17 Jun 2014
Maria Bustillos, The Awl

…obscenely richer. But the triumphalists of Silicon Valley, their insulated worldview informed by an unholy stew of TED Talks, Lean In and Atlas Shrugged,appear to think otherwise. Though he is a Silicon Valley mogul through and through, Marc Andreessen is no Tom Perkins. As tech zillionaires go,…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 17 Jun 2014
The Examiner

…Many years after her passing, the ideals of Ayn Rand constantly resurface in current politics and popular culture. Issues she wrote about continue to influence and affect society, and more readers…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 17 Jun 2014

…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 almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Monday 16 June 2014

…By Joel Hirst Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. Last year, I attended an event in Rosario, Argentina, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the International Liberty Foundation, a classical…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 16 Jun 2014
Fred Clark, Patheos

…visiting Brazil on a mission trip. I would very much like to visit their church. They seem to know something about Jesus there. • The problem with Ayn Rand wasn’t just that her gospel of self-centered selfishness was, you know, evil, but that such a perspective also requires a disdain for reality….

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 16 Jun 2014

…Older Post > Close Reading — June 16, 2014, 8:00 am Ayn Rand’s Rapture of the Rails By Kevin Baker Still from Atlas Shrugged: Part I © The Strike Productions…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 16 Jun 2014
Sunday 15 June 2014

…in,“ Brat said. Cantor responded to Brat’s accusation bysending out his own anti-amnesty campaign literature: 2) Brat co-authored an analysis of Ayn Rand. According tohis CV, Brat co-wrote and presented "An Analysis of the Moral Foundations in Ayn Rand” in 2010.“Brat says that while he isn’t a…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Le Québécois Libre

…of his thoughts on metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, politics, economics, culture, religion, and the history of philosophy—including Objectivism and Classical Liberalism. Zantonavitch seeks to evoke a pure, true liberalism, and he shows no mercy for ideologies and attitudes that…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 15 Jun 2014
Larry Dale Keeling, Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY)

…fund manager, pledging to spend $100 million to help elect Democrats committed to combatting climate change. (A hedge fund manager who isn’t an Ann Randian free-market Tea Partier? Who knew they existed? But they have to be particularly galling to this generation of Republicans.) At the top of the NRSC…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 15 Jun 2014
Saturday 14 June 2014
Elias Isquith, Salon

…important days of Eric Cantor’s life. Defeating an amateur politician like David Brat — a professor of economics at Randolph-Macon College and an Ayn Rand enthusiast — in a low-turnout primary election is not usually the kind of thing a seasoned veteran like Cantor makes a point to remember. He was…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 14 Jun 2014