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By Gary Weiss

ISBN-10: 0312590733

ISBN-13: 9780312590734

ISBN-10: 1250022312

ISBN-13: 9781250022318

Thirty years after her loss of life in March 1982, Ayn Rand's principles have by no means been extra very important. Unfettered capitalism, unregulated enterprise, bare-bones executive supplying no social prone, glorification of selfishness, disdain for Judeo-Christian morality—these are the tenets of Rand's harsh philosophy.

In Ayn Rand Nation, Gary Weiss explores the folks and associations that stay below the spell of the Russian-born novelist. He presents new insights into Rand's internal circle within the final years of her existence, with revelations of never-before-publicized predictions via Rand that also resonate at the present time. Weiss charts Rand's infiltration of the Tea celebration and Libertarian activities, and offers an inside of examine the novel trust approach that has exerted a strong impression at the Republican occasion and its presidential applicants. it is a attention-grabbing solid of characters that levels from Glenn Beck to Oliver Stone, and contains Rand's such a lot influential disciple, Alan Greenspan. Weiss describes in penetrating element how Greenspan turned a stalking horse for Rand—slashing and burning rules with ideological zeal, after which trying to cover her impact on his lifestyles and considering. finally, Weiss presents a method for a renewed nationwide discussion, an include of the nation's center values that's had to care for Rand's pervasive grip on society.
From The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged to Rand's lesser-known and misunderstood nonfiction books, Gary Weiss examines the influence of Rand's considering throughout our society.

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