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Sinister Altruism

May 26th, 2009 by Amy Nasir · 5 Comments · Foreign Affairs

Brother-love need not get in the way of the “public interest” in China.  An angry passer-by pushed a would-be jumper off a bridge after he held up traffic for five hours.  The pusher’s reason – the jumper was “selfish” and his action “violate[d] a lot of public interests.”  Notice the initial false gesture of helping […]

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FedEx Asserts Their Right to Exist

March 25th, 2009 by Amy Nasir · 5 Comments · Business

One company refusing to be shackled, FedEx, backed out of a $7 billion Boeing order after Congress threatened to unleash the hordes of the wealth-plundering Teamsters on them, as reported by today’s Wall Street Journal, “FedEx Threatens to Cancel Jet Orders.”  Actually, FedEx did not “threaten” to cancel the order, it was arranged in their […]

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Alternative to Earth Hour

March 22nd, 2009 by Amy Nasir · 13 Comments · Culture, Environmentalism

On Saturday, March 28, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., in contrast to the dubious “Earth Hour,” there are a couple of new movements celebrating the achievements of Thomas Edison and those men and women who—as Ayn Rand eloquently phrased—”took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.”  In honor of Edison Hour, […]

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