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Atlas Shrugged in Marathi
Published on : Thursday, January 20, 2011
"When the idea of translating Atlas Shrugged occurred to me, I was overtaken by awe. The prospect of finding the words that matched Ayn Rand’s powers of expression, conveying the philosophy clearly, and bringing alive the drama in her novel in Marathi was quite challenging. Most importantly, I wanted to be true to the meaning and sense of the text." Mugdha Karnik recounts her thoughts and experiences while undertaking this task of translating Ayn Rand's masterpiece.
Two Champions Of Liberty
Published on : Monday, January 3, 2011
Frederic Bastiat, the most brilliant Economic journalist of all times passed away last week 160 years back. He has a great influence on libertarians all over the world, even after more than one and a half century after his death. Some of his ideas bear striking resemblance to that of Ayn Rand. They spoke obvious truths which were habitually ignored. Few were as good at reductio ad absurdum as Rand and Bastiat, writes Shanu A in Liberty Institute website.
Good-bye Kira! Critiques review We the Living
Published on : Saturday, August 14, 2010
We The Living, the movie was widely reviewed and many of the reviews were positive."One of the most exciting movies to come along in years.", wrote Jay Carr in Boston Globe."It has a passion that is undeniably moving." , said the London Morning Star.
Love, politics and Ayn Rand - A review of "We the Living", by Cathy Young
Published on : Thursday, February 25, 2010
The ideas of Ayn Rand, the Russian-born American philosopher-novelist are enjoyinga revival as of the present happenings which resembles her warning of creeping socialism. Recently, a DVD of an adaptation of her We The Living was released. The movie was wonderfully made, and the casting of Kira and Leo were perfect, though the one of Andrei was problematic. The DVD has a pro-freedom message, writes Cathy Young in Forbes.
Ayn Rand's popularity spurs release of the lost film, by Duncan Scott
Published on : Monday, February 1, 2010
105 years have passed since Ayn Rand was one, but her popularity is surging than ever before. Todays news lines show a striking resemblance with her fiction works. The Hollywood is taking note, and the release of the DVD of We The Living is a an unusual example.The movie was made in Italy, banned and later restored. It's release was a huge success in the United States, writes Duncan Scott in Newsmax.
Philosopher Robert Mayhew on Ayn Rand's novel "We the Living", interviewed by Scott Holleran
Published on : Monday, January 11, 2010
We the Living is not about Soviet Russia in 1925--it's a novel about any dictatorship, anywhere, and hopefully it will prevent one in the United States. The theme of We The Living is man against the state. Ayn Rand had done a wonderful job in making Andrei as noble and heroic as possible. We The Living is badly needed at presents, says Robert Mayhew, in an interview with Scott Holleran.
Now in Hindi: The Meaning of Money, from the Atlas Shruggedss
Published on : Friday, September 25, 2009
For the first time, we have attempted to translate the "meaning of money" speech from Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand in to Hindi. The translation has been done by Deepa Pathak.
New Book: Ayn Rand Answers: The best of her Q & A
Published on : Friday, September 18, 2009
Robert Mayhew has edited an unique compilation of the best of Ayn Rand's question and answer periods. The Q&As are categorized into chapters drawn around broad themes such as politics, ethics, metaphysics and epistemology, aesthetics, etc., and then into smaller sub-sections. We can hear, almost, Ayn Rand on: ethics, economics, modern art, politics, philosophy, freedom of the press, foreign policy, and many more.
Marilyn Monroe: Through Your Most Grievous Fault, by Ayn Rand
Published on : Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Michael Jackson's sudden death triggered a lot of discussion on the meaning and significance of pop culture and the icons. Here is an excerpts from an essay originally published in the 1960s, where Ayn Rand looked at the icon of that era, Marilyn Monroe.
1969: Apollo and Dionysus, a talk by Ayn Rand
Published on : Monday, August 3, 2009
In 1969, Ayn Rand was among the special invitees to witness the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. She delivered this talk later that year at the annual Ford Hall Forum. The ARC TV has now placed the video of this lecture on the internet.

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Screening of We the Living, a film based on Ayn Rand's novel at Mumbai, Dec 18, 2011
Screening of We the Living, a film based on Ayn Rand's novel at IIT Delhi, Sept 25, 2011
Screening of We the Living, a film based on Ayn Rand's novel at IIT Delhi, Sept 25, 2011
ARI: Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
ARI: We The Living Essay Contest
ARI: The Fountainhead Essay Contest 2011, for high school students
ARI: Anthem Essay Contest 2011, for secondary school students
Release of "Atlas Shrugged" in Marathi
Atlas Shrugged:The Movie

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