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Atlas Shrugged novel makes a brief appearance at the protest marches in Moscow

The new article “Using Taoism and Writers to Fight the Regime” in the Moscow Times by Russian writer Yulia Latynina begins: Riot police broke up a sanctioned protest rally on May 6. After that, police detained Moscow pedestrians carrying white … Continue reading

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More about Samantha Mathis, the new Dagny Taggart

The latest article about Atlas Shrugged Part 2 in Reason magazine offers this, about the new actress playing Dagny Taggart: Part IIs new Dagny Taggart—the railroad magnate heroine struggling to keep the motors of the world running while mysterious forces … Continue reading

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Is Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged scenario coming true?

John F. Floyd writes in the Gadsden Times: Are we in the early death throes of this wonderful country? This question would not have entered my mind five years ago. The United States had its problems in 2007, but the … Continue reading

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Scott Holleran: New “Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged” documentary is lacking

Objectivist intellectual Scott Holleran has reviewed the new documentary Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged, which he found lacking in some areas. His review begins: Surprisingly, there’s a lot I don’t like about the new Ayn Rand documentary, … Continue reading

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Get FREE tickets to the new “Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged” documentary

Interested in seeing the new Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged movie during its nationwide screening on Tuesday, January 17th? The movie’s publicists are offering free tickets (login required) to Atlasphere members. The offer extends to both free … Continue reading

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New iPad app for the Atlas Shrugged novel

If you have an iPad, you will soon be able to download an app with the full text of the Atlas Shrugged novel and rare photos from the Ayn Rand Archive. From an announcement in The Wall Street Journal: Penguin … Continue reading

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Did Atlas Shrugged help inspire Steve Jobs to start Apple?

According to a new Bloomberg interview with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, the young Steve Jobs may have been inspired by Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, among other books, in his ambitions with Apple. Excerpts: (at around 5:30) INTERVIEWER: Steve, give us … Continue reading

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Celebrity Atlas Shrugged fan: PayPal co-founder Luke Nosek

From a new article in The Independent about a Silicon Valley startup being backed by the founders of PayPal: Polish-born Nosek, 36, worked on supercomputers at the University of Illinois in the early 1990s, then entered Silicon Valley working for … Continue reading

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Book review: I Am John Galt

Stephen W. Browne has reviewed the book for the Atlasphere. He begins: I accepted a review copy of I Am John Galt, by Donald Luskin and Andrew Greta, with some trepidation. I was recommended to the publisher by a friend, … Continue reading

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Onkar Ghate: Does America need Ayn Rand or Jesus?

A new article at Fox News begins: Ayn Rand is everywhere and her political opponents are growing nervous. Rand of course is a champion of individual rights, including property rights, and an advocate of laissez-faire capitalism. Walk through any Tea … Continue reading

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