Laissez-faire capitalism is a system of world peace.
While the climate is a complex system and much of the scientific analysis is technical, acquiring first-hand knowledge of climate change and forming an independent view of it is essential.
Let’s celebrate the important value of work on Labor Day—and demand that our governments stop killing jobs through their taxes, climate action plans and regulations and let people invest, trade, and work freely.
A stronger argument to defend capitalism and business against government coercion is needed. It comes from morality.
A reader asked what one can do to defend capitalism given the ongoing threats to freedom and when one lacks a platform. Here are some ideas, based on my own experience and advice from communication experts.
Although it takes courage to challenge the majority view, advocates of capitalism need only two fundamentals in their arsenal: claiming the moral high ground and defining capitalism by essentials.
The cause of The Anarchist’s struggle for survival and impending demise is its anti-capitalist business model, rooted in the proprietor’s Marxist strawman-view of capitalism.
Is capitalism to blame for climate change and the ills that the anti-capitalists accuse it of? To answer, we need to understand what capitalism is.
Elon Musk’s mistakes should be viewed in the context of his achievements. Musk has contributed to human flourishing not only by developing Tesla and SpaceX and co-founding Open AI. By taking over Twitter and shaking it up, he has exposed the government’s violations of free speech.
We should celebrate, not resent, the grocers’ profits.
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.
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