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Thursday 12 June 2014
Brian Doherty, Reason

…is writing great literature) with more support to the author (as opposed to themselves) becomes obvious with about 10 seconds of thought? Because, Ayn Rand! the individualism of the self-publishing authorpreneurs, is disturbingly close to Ayn Rand’s Objectivism, in which the greatest goal is…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Micah Meadowcroft, American Spectator

…Eric Cantor’s defeat by a Randian economics professor is hardly the stuff revolutions are made of. A National Journal piece, however, claims the barricades are coming, and the New…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Francis X. Donnelly, The Detroit News

…his work and personal life, acquaintances said. He has described himself as a free-market, Milton Friedman economist who has been influenced by “Atlas Shrugged.” The Ayn Rand novel, often cited by pols to show their libertarian or conservative bona fides, promotes individualism and free markets. Richard…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Wednesday 11 June 2014

…the monster within himself.” Several days after he vanished, a box containing his blue spiral-bound journal, his Apple laptop, a copy of the novel “Atlas Shrugged,” military records and other items arrived at the home of his close friend Kim Harrison, whom Bergdahl designated in his Army paperwork as the…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Stephanie McCrummen, Idaho Statesman (Boise)

…the monster within himself.“ Several days after he vanished, a box containing his blue spiral-bound journal, his Apple laptop, a copy of the novel "Atlas Shrugged,” military records and other items arrived at the home of his close friend Kim Harrison, whom Bergdahl designated in his Army paperwork as the…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Joe Coscarelli, New York Magazine

…a “a calculating deserter.” The Washington Post today published excerpts from Bergdahl’s journal, which he mailed along with a laptop and his copy of Atlas Shrugged, to his close friend Kim Harrison just before leaving his post and getting captured in the summer of 2009. “Trying to keep my self togeather,” he…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014

…in eastern Afghanistan. … Several days after he vanished, a box containing his blue spiral-bound journal, his Apple laptop, a copy of the novel “Atlas Shrugged,”military records and other items arrived at the home of his close friend Kim Harrison, whom Bergdahl designated in his Army paperwork as the…

Posted almost 5 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 almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
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Adam Weinstein, Gawker

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the Taliban’s controversial ex-captive, was speedily dismissed from the Coast Guard for psychological reasons before the Army recruited him, and was reading Atlas Shrugged shortly before he disappeared from his base in Afghanistan.

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Stephanie McCrummen, Washington Post

…monster within himself.” Several days after he vanished, a box containing his blue spiral-bound journal, his Apple laptop, a copy of the novel “Atlas Shrugged,” military records and other items arrived at the home of his close friend Kim Harrison, whom Bergdahl designated in his Army paperwork as the…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Friday 06 June 2014
JOHN K. WHITE, Counterpunch

…idea of liberty rests in a shared collective versus the Libertarian-fuelled individual solely in charge of his or her world. It’s Karl Marx versus Ayn Rand in a 10-round, knock-down brawl. Rob Urie especially noted the vitriol directed at Piketty, commenting that “A profoundly misguided and tedious…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 06 Jun 2008
Tuesday 03 June 2014
New York Times - Evaluations

…its outlaws, its fascinating anti-heroes, its Casanovas), but it comes in much more strongly in American culture with James Bond and Hugh Hefner and Howard Roark, and then with the ‘roidal action heroes and Bruckheimer fantasias of the 1980s. If you’re seeking a full-throttle of “celebration of violence,” the…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 03 Jun 2014