Wednesday 11 June 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 over 4 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 over 4 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 over 4 years ago Publication date: 03 Jun 2014
Retail Customer Experience

…cashiers at lululemon athletica started handing customers their sweat pants and yoga mats in shopping bags adorned with the phrase, “Who is John Galt?” That question appears many times throughout the novel “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand, and in a blog post that appeared around the same time on the…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 16 Nov 2011
Monday 02 June 2014

…2-6-2014 - 11:26 Op 15 juni vindt de Nederlandse theaterpremière van The Fountainhead plaats. Toneelgroep Amsterdam brengt de beroemde roman van Ayn Rand tijdens het Holland Festival en na de zomer op de planken. Als opmaat organiseerde de toneelgroep onlangs een ‘verkenning’ van het boek met…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 02 Jun 2014
Sunday 01 June 2014
Enter Stage Right

…speculation and imaginings from a medley of diverse sources (Greek, Roman, Jewish; theosophies and mysteries of the East). Neo-Gnostics bypass objectivism (truth/reality) for transcendent experiences. The apostle Paul warned Pastor Timothy of “the gnosis [knowledge], which is falsely so called.”…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 02 Jun 2014
Thursday 06 June 2013
Alison Flood, The Guardian (London)

Authors “need editors and we need publishers and we need booksellers”, said Green, adding that he was not in the “widget-selling” or the “profit-maximisation” business. “I’m in the book business, the idea-sharing, consciousness-expanding, storytelling business,” said the novelist. “And I am not going to get out of that business. So fuck Ayn Rand and fuck any company that profits from peddling the lie of mere individualism. We built this together and we’re going to keep building it together.”

Posted over 5 years ago Publication date: 06 Jun 2013
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Watch List News

…of a series of six filmed before a live audience. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 “‘Value’ is that which one acts to gain and keep,” wrote Ayn Rand, “'virtue’ is the action by which one gains and keeps it.” The Atlas Society has published another educational video on the major virtues: this…

Posted over 5 years ago Publication date: 04 Jun 2013
Saturday 01 June 2013
Shubhangni Gupta, CoolAge

…scores over the storyline, where the ethos and the weight of the characters are carried forward by their ideology and not what they do next. Ayn Rand is one such author. Author of phenomenal books like We the Living, Atlas Shrugged and Anthem, Rand was able to reach heights of literary success…

Posted over 5 years ago Publication date: 01 Jun 2013