If we want to build economies back for continual growth and prosperity, we need the government to unchain businesses and set them free to produce again.
Business leaders and owners who think they can create profits regardless of the social system are evading facts. Profit maximization cannot be sustained in socialism or any other freedom-killing statist system toward which America seems headed today.
A company that turned its ESG report into an opportunity to proudly defend its industry and itself.
Should Facebook have a policy of removing “misinformation” in the first place?
If the governments want the economy to recover and grow, they should drastically scale back (and over time, give up entirely) their economic interference and focus on the protection of individual rights.
Corporations cannot censor, only governments can.
Whether the “build back better” schemes will actually improve citizens’ lives, as the governments imply, depends on the definition of “better.”
Why CEOs go “woke”—and why they shouldn’t.
“Poetry of work” is worth pursuing. It gives us purpose—and it gives us happiness.
Telecom companies’ “greed” for profits and the alleged price fixing is not the real reason for the high prices of their services in Canada.
The false standard of equity leads to bad outcomes for everyone. The standard should not be equity but justice.
The Hazards of Embracing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Goals
Is it moral to take wage subsidies from the government while being profitable and paying dividends?
Producing and consuming fast fashion and other sweatshop products is a win-win scenario for human flourishing: consumers get inexpensive products, workers and their employers prosper, working conditions improve and pollution diminishes, the planet gets greener, and the brands profit.
While the welfare state cannot be transformed into a free-market system overnight, businesspeople can help by speaking up (in forums open to them) when restrictions on freedom of business are being proposed by government and other groups.
If there is a lesson to be learned from the economic lockdowns governments around the world started imposing on businesses in an attempt to contain the coronavirus pandemic, it is the importance of independence.
Those who feel guilt over material wealth and blame business for commercializing Christmas through ‘greedy’ profit seeking should pause and ask: “What is the standard of value by which we condemn material wealth and business?”
Altruism is not the only moral code; there is an alternative that facilitates long-term profit maximization.
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