Category Archives: Ayn Rand

Walter Block: In defense of Ayn Rand

The leftosphere has been spinning with accusations this past year that Ayn Rand was a hypocrite for accepting Social Security and Medicare in her later years. Writing for Psychology Today, Loyola Economics Professor Walter Block sets the record straight. It’s … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged-themed summer seminar in Washington, D.C.

From an article by Karl Dickey, writing for the West Palm Beach Libertarian Examiner: As part of The Atlas Society’s promotion efforts, its June 29-July 1 Summer Seminar theme will be “Either-Or: Atlas Shrugged and the Future of Individualism.” The … Continue reading

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Teaser trailer for Atlas Shrugged Part II

This teaser trailer for Atlas Shrugged Part II has just been released!

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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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“Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged,” a new documentary coming 7 Oct

The Ayn Rand Institute has helped sponsor the production of a new documentary titled Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged. Written and directed by Chris Mortensen, it is “a feature-length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in … 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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John Hospers, R.I.P.

Pro-liberty philosopher John Hospers — who was a personal friend of Ayn Rand in the 1960s and the first presidential candidate for the Libertarian party in 1972 — passed away on June 12, 2011. I had lunch with Hospers in … Continue reading

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Glen Beck discovers Ayn Rand was ‘selfish’

Eric Sapp, Executive Director of American Values Network has been warning Christians, Democrats, and the GOP alike that Ayn Rand was an atheist and that she was selfish. Apparently Glen Beck has just gotten the message after the AVN produced … Continue reading

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Concerned liberal groups urge conservatives to choose between Atlas Shrugged and the Bible

Writing for American Spectator, Mark Tooley has a new article “Choosing Ayn Rand or Jesus?” documenting ways liberal activists are attempting to sow discord between Christians and Randians within the conservative movement. The Democrat-backed “American Values Network,” for example, has … Continue reading

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“All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace” Episode 1 review: Love And Power

A new documentary film review by Ryan Lambie written for the Den of Geek tells of filmmaker Adam Curtis’ mini-series on the BBC2 network in Great Britain titled All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace, Episode 1, Love and … Continue reading

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