We have nothing to fear from capitalism and much to gain: the win-win situation of free trade with others, with flourishing for all, according to ability, effort and productivity.
The best way to spur ethical conduct by banks—trading value for value with their customers—is to deregulate banking.
Only by recognizing the moral value of its work, can business stand up and defend itself like Resolute Forest Products has done.
The only thing governments can do to facilitate innovation is to stay away from markets and allow companies compete and trade freely.
Governments’ use of force to curtail CO2 emissions is not only futile—it undermines freedom of business and of the rest of us, and therefore, human prosperity and flourishing.
Businesspeople who produce material values are not the same as crooks who prey on gullible investors or customers or both, and produce nothing.
Preferring American-made products to those made in China or Mexico just because they were made in America, does not enhance American prosperity.
Fonda’s attack on the oil sands is inconsequential; Trudeau’s is evil.
iPhones would never have been created in a centrally planned economy where the government regulates the prices, from CEO pay to those of products.
While often criticizing government for curtailing our freedom instead of protecting it and businesspeople (or others) for failing to act ethically, I want to focus on the positive in my last post of the year.