Capitalism enables some people to get rich faster than others and to Piketty that’s intolerable.
We should all be very careful with overruling long-standing advice given to you by culture or encoded into your genome, and be very careful when you meddle with complex adaptive systems that you don’t fully understand.
Ayn Rand left a legacy in defense of reason and freedom that serves as a guidepost for the American spirit–especially pertinent today when America and what it stands for are under assault.
Federal college subsidies have increased the cost of higher education, lowered its standards, created a labor market glut of graduates expecting “good” jobs because they’ve been to college, and led to a horde of people who can barely repay their college debt.
The desire of “spreading the wealth” and for government to plan and regulate people’s lives is as old as the utopian fantasy in Plato’s Republic.
As Ayn Rand put it, a value is something you act to gain or keep. A desire without action then is just a wish.
Your life is in your own hands.
At the present moment, we are witnessing a phenomenon that to many people appears bizarre and inexplicable: the phenomenon of wealthy capitalists supporting socialism/communism.
There is, today, a new chorus of voices once again calling for a socialist future of increased political paternalism and forms of centralized economic planning.
On the major social and political issues of our time, Walter Williams is one of America’s most important and provocative thinkers.
As early as 1899, students of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, a black public school in Washington, D.C., scored higher on citywide tests than any of the city’s white schools. From its founding in 1870 to 1955, most of its graduates went off to college.
It is vital for the history of socialism not to be forgotten by those fortunate enough not to live under its reality of terror, tyranny, and social disaster, less history tragically repeat itself.
Hannah-Jones’s behavior illustrates the absence of basic scholarly integrity from her approach to writing history.
Tenure is at best a mixed bag – sometimes it protects the already-employed, but at other times it means that candidates with unpopular views are never offered employment or promotion in the first place.
It is time to take the Christ out of Christmas, and turn the holiday into a guiltlessly egoistic, pro-reason, this-worldly, commercial celebration.
Review of Ray Dalio’s “Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail”
Ray Dalio analyzes five centuries of markets, currency collapses, and changes to the world financial and political order.
This essay will serve as the first entry in a series of essays in which I will be looking at the work of three major twentieth-century philosophers; Friederich Hayek, Ludwig von Mises, and Ayn Rand.
In the wilderness of the New World, the Plymouth Pilgrims had progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism.
Ayn Rand described Thanksgiving as “a typically American holiday . . . its essential, secular meaning is a celebration of successful production. It is a producers’ holiday. The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production.”
What is it that the “woke” believe?
Thanksgiving celebrates man’s ability to produce.
When governments abrogate parents’ right to choose, they instigate conflict between parents and teachers.
That innovative black Americans flourished in late 19th- and early 20th-century America is a little-known part of our Capitalist heritage.
Selling “The Big Lies” helps Hollywood to keep alive the fantasy that the Left is the victim rather than the perpetrator of injustice.