Governments everywhere have been undermining productive work, driven by a destructive climate change ideology that has developed into an obsession: stopping greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, despite human suffering.
Three common accusations against capitalism are that it is exploitation, it is cronyism, and it destroys the planet.
Contrary to the dominant narrative, abandoning fossil fuels would turn the global energy crisis into a true human catastrophe.
Using ESG investing to replace them harms both people and the environment, as there are no readily available alternatives for the 80% of the world’s energy that currently comes from oil, coal, and natural gas.
It is a mistake to do business in authoritarian countries in the first place due to the political risk it poses.
How is the new stakeholderism different? Unlike the old stakeholderism, it is mandatory.
“Poetry of work” is worth pursuing. It gives us purpose—and it gives us happiness.
If we want to live our lives free, and not under expanding government authoritarianism that harms us, we must advocate freedom and condemn measures like the invoking of the Emergencies Act, and support, if we can, those that challenge them, such as the CCLA or the Canadian Constitution Foundation.
Two years into the pandemic, despite all that misery and the vaccines and treatments now available, polls suggest that over a half of Canadians are still in favor of economic lockdowns and two-thirds approve of mandatory vaccinations. Why?
Poverty cannot be reduced, in the long term, by “redistribution” of wealth. It can only be done by leaving people free to produce and keep the wealth they create.
Instead of disdain and condemnation, businesses and businesspeople deserve our gratitude.
It’s mistaken to think that pursuing profits harms people. Profit-seeking by business does not harm but rather benefits people, beyond its owners.
Climate Change vs. Weather Emergencies from the perspective of environmental humanism
There is an alternative strategy for businesses to deal with climate change: one that is based on facts and human wellbeing (as opposed to no human impact on the planet) as the standard.
As Ayn Rand observed, a compromise between two opposite principles – such as between freedom and government controls in a welfare state – is never sustainable,
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.
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