Inequality

Wealth Creation is Not a Zero Sum Game

Wealth Creation is Not a Zero Sum Game

Those producing and trading goods and services for profit are not taking anything away from others—the producers and traders are creating material values that would not exist without their productivity.

What Capitalism Is and What Capitalism Is Not (Part 1 of 2)

What Capitalism Is and What Capitalism Is Not (Part 1 of 2)

“Capitalism is an economic system based on the principle of every individual’s right to his own life, his own liberty and his own honestly acquired property. This private property includes his own mind and body, and the physical products that his mental and physical efforts have produced.”

Politics of Hate and Envy

Though sports and Hollywood personalities earn multiples of CEO salaries, you’ll never find leftists and progressives picketing and criticizing them.

The Inequality Bogeyman

The Inequality Bogeyman

Intellectuals’ obsession with income statistics — calling envy “social justice” — ignores vast differences in productivity that are far more fundamental to everyone’s well-being.

Apple Computer Should Not Have To Pay Taxes

Apple Computer Should Not Have To Pay Taxes

Apple, the most highly valued technology company and the creator of wonderful products that millions enjoy and use to enhance their productivity, has been accused of not paying enough taxes at a congressional hearing where CEO Tim Cook was grilled...

Income Inequality is Moral

I was listening to the radio on the weekend and heard a leading Canadian socialist, Stephen Lewis, lament about the big income gap between the rich and the poor as one of the worst ills in society today. Reflecting on that and on the exodus of...

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