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Capitalism does not breed “tyrannical” bosses

Last week I discussed whether we should boycott Amazon, prompted by the recent New York Times article alleging cruel treatment of employees at the online retail giant. 660 more words

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CONGRESS SHOULD OPPOSE IRAN DEAL

Iran’s Supreme Leader speaks at a mosque as “Death to America” is chanted. (“Kerry Says Iran Vow to Defy U.S. Is Very Disturbing”; Reuters; July 21, 2015; Noah Browning) There’s no report that he condemns the violent, angry chants. 11,506 more words

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Business under an attack: Lessons from Resolute Forest Products

The Montreal-based pulp and paper company Resolute Forest Products has been harassed by the American radical environmental group ForestEthics for years. The ENGO (environmental non-governmental organization) has been using threats, intimidation, false accusations, and harassing Resolute’s customers, to disrupt the company’s operations. 728 more words

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The causes of the Greek economic tragedy—and the cure

New headlines and news stories about Greece’s looming economic collapse appear daily. This weekend, the National Post has a series of articles on the theme “Greece on the brink.” Some point the finger at the country’s political leadership: … 712 more words

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“Inclusive capitalism” is not capitalism

Returning from a trip to Europe (the excuse for no posts recently), I read a column in the Wall Street Journal’s Europe edition by Lady Lynn Rothschild, CEO of E.L. 725 more words

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Who is afraid of individual rights?

I recently attended a conference on conservative ideas to learn more about them. My biggest takeaway: while conservatives agree with Objectivism (the philosophy to which I subscribe) about economic freedom and free markets, they have an aversion to individual rights. 731 more words

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Defending Google

In a free society, success would bring cheers, admiration, and attempts to emulate or surpass achievements. In today’s statist mixed economies, including the United States and Canada, success of some companies breeds envy among others—and makes them run to the government to ask for “levelling of the playing field” by forcing the successful competitors to “share” with them. 689 more words

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