I Am John Galt: Today's Heroic Innovators Building the World and the Villainous Parasites Destroying Itby Donald Luskin, Andrew Greta
Who is John Galt?
It's been both a cry in the dark and a call to arms for generations of readers of Ayn Rand's great novels—which brilliantly portray a world like ours, a world of both great achievement and great crisis. This book answers that question. I Am John Galt introduces you to the real-life titans who've lived their lives like Rand's/i>/b>… See more details below
Who is John Galt?
It's been both a cry in the dark and a call to arms for generations of readers of Ayn Rand's great novels—which brilliantly portray a world like ours, a world of both great achievement and great crisis. This book answers that question. I Am John Galt introduces you to the real-life titans who've lived their lives like Rand's fictional heroes and the malefactors who've lived like her fictional villains.
Steve Jobs: he reinvented computers, movies, music, and telephones—just because it was cool
Paul Krugman: he corrupted economics and cheapened public discourse for the sake of partisan politics
John Allison: he built one of America's strongest banks—by having 30,000 employees read Atlas Shrugged
Angelo Mozilo: the predatory lender who used taxpayer money to inflate the subprime housing bubble
Bill Gates: he became the richest man in the world—and his government almost destroyed him
Barney Frank: the populist politician who turned Fannie Mae into a weapon of mass economic destruction
T. J. Rodgers: the bad-boy high-tech CEO—who speaks out against corporate welfare and political correctness
Alan Greenspan: Ayn Rand's lifelong friend who became an economic czar—the ultimate sellout or a double-agent for libertarianism?
Milton Friedman: he made economics into a science—and showed that capitalism and freedom are inseparable
Written by well-known market commentator Donald Luskin and business writer Andrew Greta, I Am John Galt is filled with incisive and entertaining profiles and exclusive interviews. Let yourself be inspired as the characters of Ayn Rand's world come to life. Read and learn—you, too, can say, "I am John Galt."
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