This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...iferation, all over the world, of two contradictory phenomena: of alleged new “rights” and of slave-labor camps.
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The “gimmick” was the switch of the concept of rights from
the political to the economic realm.
The Democratic Party platform of 1960 summarizes the switch boldly and explicitly. It declares that a Democratic Administration “will reaffir
m the economic bill of rights which Franklin Roosevelt wrote into our national conscience sixteen years ago.”
Bear clearly in mind the meaning of the concept of “ rights ” wh...