However vulgar, nationalistic and anti-capitalist is Trump’s presidency, he’s looking better than the alternative, each of whom shares the same moral premise and economic ideal as China.
People blame things like climate, the history of colonialism, racism, etc.
Yaron Brook speaks on the Ben Shapiro Show on why capitalism cannot be justified on altruistic grounds, but only by rational egoism.
There was nothing inherent to the lighthouse that made it a public good. It became a public good because government regulation made it so.
In addition to not understanding our Constitution, Hannah-Jones’ article, like in most discussions of black history, fails to acknowledge that black Americans have made the greatest gains, over some of the highest hurdles in the shortest span of time than any other racial group in mankind’s history.
America was not made richer from slavery. America was made poorer by slavery.
Similarities between slavery and socialism, and indeed the aggressive anti-capitalist rhetoric of proslavery ideology, are seldom examined in the “New History of Capitalism” literature.
Spending four or more years in a politically correct college and accumulating tens of thousands of dollars in debt is not the only road to a successful life.
Interest in the history of American capitalism is on the rise, although curiously this line of study is being advanced for anticapitalistic ideological reasons.
As long as universities continue to misrepresent how they use philanthropic gifts, philanthropists will remain wary of the high potential for misuse that accompanies large donations.
In each and every case, the aforementioned authors carelessly repeat a claim that they want to believe and that affirms their political priors. No effort is made to check sources or investigate whether the claim itself is reputable.
The capitalist achievement is progressive downward diffusion of things the rich and privileged take for granted that so many others couldn’t dream of.
Hamilton is an Enlightened, classical liberal, a more consistent champion of rights and liberty than any other Founder, thus an inspiring model for contemporary friends of liberty.
Edward Baptist, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and others of the “New History of Capitalism” demonstrate their ignorance in their dishonest attempts to associate American capitalism with slavery.
The actual injustice is that America has sold out the region’s only free society, Israel—along with freedom-seeking people across the Middle East and among the Palestinian community—while empowering jihadist forces.
There are three fundamental respects in which Western culture is objectively the best.
That is the meaning of independence: trust in your own judgment, in reason; do not sacrifice your mind to your neighbors, the church, the race, the state, or the nation.
What is America, and what does it represent?