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Podcast #142 – Jessica Ahlquist victorious in Rhode Island

We look at the aftermath of highschooler Jessica Ahlquist’s First Amendment victory in Rhode Island. After winning a lawsuit to have a prayer banner removed from a public high school, Ms. Ahlquist has received threats and harassment–even local florists refuse to deliver … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged movie trailer

Here’s the trailer for the the upcoming film “Atlas Shrugged, Part 1,” based on the novel by Ayn Rand. Love it or hate it, Atlas Shrugged has had an impact on the atheistic landscape, and a cinematic adaptation has the … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged: The Movie

It looks like a film version of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged will finally be a reality! At least the first 147 of 1000+ pages… Fifty-some-odd years after its publication, Atlas Shrugged is still selling briskly, and is still controversial. Rumors … Continue reading

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Goddess of the Market

Review by John C. Snider © 2009 Love her or loathe her, there’s no denying that Ayn Rand was a fascinating person.  Born in 1905 in Czarist Russia, Alisa Rosenbaum’s childhood was devastated by the upheaval of the revolution and … Continue reading

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Podcast #72 – Jennifer Burns (Goddess of the Market)

We interview Jennifer Burns, assistant professor of history at the University of Virginia and author of the new biography Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right.  It’s a timely book considering the recent resurgence of Rand’s works … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged 50th Anniversary Celebration – Part 1 of 2

But Is It Science Fiction?  Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged” by John C. Snider © 2007 [Ayn Rand’s magnum opus Atlas Shrugged turns 50 this month.  Objectivists are celebrating, and CSPAN 2 recently devoted several hours of programming to discussions about … Continue reading

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