Monday, November 21, 2011

Uncle Academic's "Walter Benjamin, Capitalism as a Religion & NPR on Ayn Rand"

In the 1950s, Rand felt that her ideal of unfettered capitalism was missing in politics. But today, her ideas are alive and well-represented in the U.S. Capitol. Her philosophy has sunk so deeply into our political thought, many people don't even recognize it as hers anymore.
Contains AR interview with Mike Wallace from the 50s and an audio clip of her testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee (20 Oct 1947)
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