Our nation's radio hosts are fascinated by the influence Ayn Rand's had on the thinking of Rep. Paul Ryan. Rightly so! It's a good topic, and I was lucky enough to get briefed on it during two and a half years at Reason magazine. Over the weekend, NPR's On The Media brought me in to discuss the topic. Today, after 11 am ET, the Diane Rehm show is having me and an actual Rand expert on to talk about the story. Tune in!
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
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- Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up College Pumpkin Festival Turned Violent
- Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder in Bizarre Campaign Ad
- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.